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 .
The Produce Marketing Association’s recent Fresh Summit at the World Congress Center in Atlanta brought together thousands of representatives from the produce industry. It’s the most important event of the year for that industry, with attendees from over 60 countries. Kenny Burgamy has the story. @pmaproduce
To any college football fan, the expression "Between The Hedges" conjures up images of Sanford Stadium, home of the Georgia Bulldogs. More than 90,000 fans in the stadium, and millions more watching on television, see the famous hedges at every home game. But what goes into growing and maintaining the state's most famous greenery? The Monitor's Ray D'Alessio traveled to UGA in Athens to find out.
Georgia Farm Bureau has recognized Houston County teacher Dennis Peavy for incorporating information and activities in his classroom curriculum to teach his students about agriculture and how it impacts their daily lives. We visit this teacher in the classroom, and find out how he's doing such great things.
Students at Cambridge High School in North Fulton County can now learn about agriculture and animal science in a dedicated facility. The Cambridge Agriscience & Veterinary Education Building was recently opened, and is home to the school’s Veterinary Science career pathway. Sarah Nerswick, the school’s agriculture education teacher, explains how the new building will be utilized.
The annual Georgia Peanut Farm Show brings together growers from across the state. They learn about new research, get caught up on industry issues, and honor some who have worked to advance the industry. Kenny Burgamy has that story.
During the coldest part of the year, representatives from all parts of Georgia’s horticulture industry gather for their annual trade show. It’s called Wintergreen, is presented by the Georgia Green Industry Association, and it showcases this very important industry. Kenny Burgamy has that story.
More than 5,000 FFA members from all over Georgia made the trip to Macon for the 86th Annual State Convention. It's an event designed to celebrate and recognize the hard work the students have put in over the past year. It also offers them a fun time away from home. Damon Jones has the story. #FFA #Georgia