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 .
There’s a new children's book that is designed to educate young readers about blueberries, and their nutritional value. It’s the result of the efforts of a number of people within the Bacon County Farm Bureau, whose hard work contributed to the book's success. Kenny Burgamy has that story.
The aquaculture industry in Georgia might not be the most prominent sector of the state's agriculture industry, but it's still an important one. Recently, the Monitor's Mark Wildman visited with one researcher who works to support and help grow the state's fishing industry.
The grape growing and winemaking business has taken great steps all across Georgia in recent years. One longtime vineyard in Southwest Georgia has become successful for the variety of products they produce, including one that would have been illegal until recently. The Monitor’s Mark Wildman visits Still Pond Vineyard, in this second part of his look at Georgia Grown Trail 37.
The Georgia 4-H organization dates back well over 100 years, and today has more than 150,000 members across the state. Georgia 4-H Executive Director Arch Smith shares details on the history of the organization, and why it plays such an important role in the lives of so many young people. #4H
After years of planning, the Future Farmstead on the University of Georgia's Tifton Campus is now just months away from being completed. It's a net-zero energy house that combines advanced building materials with internet-based monitoring and control systems. Damon Jones takes a closer look at this unique project.
It's wheat harvest season in Georgia, and farmers are hard at work bringing in the crop. And one Middle Georgia farm family is using that fresh wheat to produce delicious and healthy baking products. Damon Jones has the story.
More and more, people are raising goats to supplement their income. The Monitor’s Kenny Burgamy recently spoke with a UGA Extension agent and a West Georgia goat producer, both of who are advocates for the benefits of goat ownership.
If you enjoy spending time in the outdoors, or have an appreciation for wildlife and natural habitats, you can help support their protection. A law that went into place in 2014 helps funnel proceeds from the sale of specialty license plates to Georgia DNR’s Wildlife Resources Division. Kenny Burgamy explains.
The 2014 cotton harvest is well underway around Georgia, and the Monitor’s Mark Wildman visited one farm in Cook County that depends on every family member to pitch in to make sure the crop gets harvested correctly and on time.