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.
Golden Peanut and Tree Nuts, a subsidiary of Archer Daniels Midland Company, announced earlier this month that it has completed its major expansion of peanut processing capacity in Dawson, Ga., and is now shipping increased volumes of products, to customers across the U.S. Read moreRead More »
As farmers work to harvest what the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is calling third largest corn crop ever, compounding issues on the Mississippi River are causing grain handlers to slash basis, eating into farmers’ bottom-line. U.S. Waterways Council confirmed portions of the Ohio River are currently closed to river[…]Read More »