Category Archives: Farming

Whigham Man Honored with Prestigious UGA Alumni 40 Under 40 award

Whigham businessman Eric Cohen has been nominated to the prestigious UGA Alumni 40 under 40 list for 2016. Mr. Cohen, a lifelong southwest Georgia resident, is a local businessman with national interests in the Pecan industry.  He and his brother, Rob, own and operate several businesses in southwest Georgia, including Pecan Ridge Plantation, which specifically markets Pecan Oil and Pecan… Read More »

Vidalias Are Coming April 25th

Christmas will come early for many consumers this year thanks to a bountiful Vidalia® onion crop. The Georgia Department of Agriculture has set Monday, April 25th as the official pack date for Vidalia® onions. Consumers across the country can find Georgia’s underground treasure, the sweet Vidalia® onion, in their local grocery store or farmers market after that date.… Read More »




Bainbridge State offers scholarships for AgriBusiness program

Interested in pursuing a career in Agribusiness? Well, here is your chance! Beginning January 2016, Bainbridge State College’s School of Health Sciences and Professional Studies is offering program options in Agribusiness with scholarships available for eligible students. With South Georgia being an agriculturally-rich area, the Agribusiness program will be very beneficial to students wishing to pursue a career… Read More »

UGA Ag Forecast series to be held across Georgia Jan. 21-29

By Merritt Melancon University of Georgia Good information is the best defense against the unforeseen circumstances — like changing governmental regulations and weather patterns — that can impact agriculture. That’s why the University of Georgia’s team of agricultural economists kicks off each year with the Georgia Ag Forecast seminar series. There, they present valuable insights into what the… Read More »