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Cultivating New Crops

When people think about Georgia agriculture, peaches, peanuts and pecans come to mind. While the state is a leading producer of these staples, new crops and technologies have emerged in the past 10 years that could help Georgia farmers diversify…

Fundamentally Strong

By most measures, 2020 was shaping up to be a banner year for international trade in Georgia. The state was coming off another record-breaking year in trade and exports, celebrating an all-time high of $41.2 billion in exports and $143.3…

Making Connections

While leaders of most Georgia businesses know what the letters CID mean, the acronym might not exactly be a household word. However, practically everyone in the state has benefited from the work done by these business-boosting entities. The acronym stands…

Four for the Future

From apprenticeships and downtown revitalization to leadership and student development, the University of Georgia’s (UGA) Public Service and Outreach (PSO) division has helped with projects in communities around the state that bring solutions to pressing problems, especially where local expertise…

Rural Renaissance

The needs and projected growth of Georgia’s rural communities are quite different from their urban counterparts. While large and small metro areas are currently adding residents, rural parts of the state are seeing populations level off or decline. The Georgia…

Continuous Improvement

Putting in a sidewalk. Replacing lampposts. Planting new flowers. All small things that community improvement districts (CIDs) do as a matter of course. And they’re all important – they do a lot to affect the daily quality of life in…