AgrAbility program helps Georgia farmer in need

By Jordan Hill ¬† University of Georgia, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences A small-town Georgia farmer, George Burke of Fitzgerald, counts his blessings for the much-needed assistance he received from the Georgia AgrAbility Project, a program that helps physically disabled farmers, ranchers and other agricultural workers. This federally funded program is coordinated in Georgia […]

Sugar beets eyed as cattle feed alternative

By Jordan Hill University of Georgia, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences ¬†Georgia dairymen may soon have an alternative feed source for their cattle. Sugar beets could be a feed option for cattle, according to John Bernard, dairy cattle specialist with the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. Cows like the beets, […]

UGA Tifton Campus Conference Center to Host Annual Georgia Exports Conference

By Jordan Hill University of Georgia, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences More than 25 percent of Georgia-grown agricultural crops are exported to other countries and that percent is growing. According to the Georgia Department of Economic Development, the value of Georgia goods exported last year reached $37.6 billion. This marked the fourth straight year […]