Many were very pleased to attend a banquet honoring Georgia Trend’s 2017 Georgian of the Year, Commissioner of Agriculture Gary Black! The Thursday afternoon event was attended by a broad group of distinguished business and political leaders. Commissioner Black was welcomed by a sold out crowd and joined by his family and key Department of Agriculture staff. It was also great having AFBF President Zippy Duvall introduce Gary as he was recognized for this outstanding award. We congratulate former GAC President and current Commissioner of Agriculture Gary Black for this very well deserved honor.
Among North Carolina Peanut Specialist David Jordan’s concerns are the future availability and effectiveness of crop protection products, inadequate rotations and the ability to harvest the crop in a timely manner. Read moreRead More »
The Georgia Agribusiness Council, joined by the Georgia Urban Agriculture Council and the Georgia Green Industry Association, filed an amicus brief (friend of the court document) in the Florida vs. Georgia lawsuit regarding water rights. As you may recall, the courts designated a Special Master, the Honorable Ralph Lancaster of[…]Read More »