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The change in relations between the U.S. and Cuba could lead to a tremendous increase in trade between the two countries. That could prove a great benefit to Georgia agriculture, as Kenny Burgamy explains .

For years, the ag industry has been concerned over the rising average age of America’s farmers. On one Emanuel County farm, that trend has been stopped. Addison Hooks, a so-called millennial, is running his family cattle operation, as the Monitor’s Kenny Burgamy explains.

Hawthorne Farms in Mitchell County, Georgia is a third-generation row crop operation. Lately, though, the farm has seen success coming from a new source – grapes. The Monitor’s Kenny Burgamy explains.

The Bentley family of Wilkes County, Georgia runs A&J Dairy, which has been in business since 1979. It’s a true family operation, as the Monitor’s Kenny Burgamy explains.

The contributions of agriculture to the culture and economy of Georgia were in the spotlight recently, as Ag Awareness Day was celebrated in Atlanta. The Monitor’s Kenny Burgamy explains.

Georgia ag producers are using online technology to keep consumers informed, and in some cases, to promote agritourism. For many, it’s gone from a hobby to a necessary marketing tool. The Monitor’s Kenny Burgamy explains.

The Natural Resources Conservation Service is assisting some producers of fruits and vegetables with a unique incentive. The agency is helping with the construction of high tunnel hoophouses. The Monitor’s Kenny Burgamy explains.

Students at Georgia Southern University in Statesboro recently constructed a greenhouse for an after-school garden program for local school kids. The greenhouse is unique, being build from discarded plastic beverage bottles and repurposed wood. The Monitor's Kenny Burgamy explains.

In June, Decatur County native Maggie Bridges was named Miss Georgia. And while she looks ahead to competing in the Miss America pageant, she doesn’t shy away from her upbringing on the family farm in Southwest Georgia. Kenny Burgamy explains.

Chuck Leavell is a world-renowned musician, most notably as the keyboardist for the Rolling Stones. But in his life off the road, he and his wife are highly regarded in the forestry community. The Monitor’s Kenny Burgamy explains.