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June 9, 2021 Vol. 3, No. 12

Georgians will elect a new commissioner of agriculture in the 2022 elections; Black will finish his term. 

GFB President McCall presents winners with custom belt buckles, prize checks. 

Berry will oversee activities of Young Farmers & Ranchers and Women's Leadership programs.

Peanut farmers who received notice of settlement must submit claim form to be eligible for payment.

The stepped-up basis provision in estate tax statutes is a critical tool for family farms to continue through generations. 

Pecan growers are encouraged to vote to determine whether to continue pecan federal marketing order. 

Ransomware attack affected company's operations in U.S., Canada & Australia.

Many contract chicken growers suffered losses when processors shut down. 

Exhibit ‘From Your Farm to Your Table’ highlights the impact agribusiness has on Georgia’s economy and culture.


June 15, deadline to apply
(Georgia is one of 12 states that will have paid fellows serving in rural & underserved urban communities for two years to increase internet access.)

Participate by June 20

June 24, Washington, Ga.

July 1, application deadline
July 2, deadline for nominations

July 13, Macon

July 22, Moultrie

July 24, Rockhouse Creamery 
Georgia Foundation for Ag & GFB bring the book
“Chuck’s Ice Cream Wish” to life!



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Check out the latest episode, to hear about an app that connects campers and RV enthusiasts to agritourism venues, an interview with Ron Courson, UGA's Executive Associate Athletic Director for sports medicine and Katie's conversation with GFB's National Affairs Coordinator, Tripp Cofield, for an update about what is happening in D.C.

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