Georgia Trend - July 2018

In the Zone

"Cornelia is on fire!” writes Jessie Owensby, community development manager for the northeast Georgia city, in an email. For good measure, she uses the fire emoji. That’s due in part to Georgia designating the city as a Rural Zone, where…

Personal Appeal

There’s a lot to be said for doing business the old-fashioned way. You know, negotiating in a convivial manner, making decisions based on mutual trust and sealing the deal with a firm handshake and a smile. That’s the way Georgia’s…

High-tech on the Farm

Rolling robots in chicken houses. Smart irrigation apps. Drones assessing crop health. Fitbits for dairy cows. The state’s farmers and agribusinesses are embracing technology, putting them on the leading edge of innovation in the agriculture industry. “When we talk about…