Tag Archives: Georgia Grown

Governor Nathan Deal Presented with a 100 Percent Georgia Grown Cotton T-shirt

Georgia Commissioner of Agriculture Gary W. Black presented Georgia State Governor Nathan Deal with a 100 percent Georgia Grown cotton t-shirt during a press conference held at the Georgia State Capitol on Tuesday, March 20. The conference was held to announce a new line of Georgia Grown t-shirts grown and sewn locally in Georgia in partnership with the… Read More »

Several Southwest Georgia Businesses Named Finalists for “Flavor of Georgia”

The University System of Georgia’s College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences announced the finalists for their 2017 “Flavor of Georgia” competition and several southwest Georgia businesses made the list. Entries are judged on “technical aspects such as flavor, texture and ingredient profile. Also considered are potential market volume, consumer appeal and how well the product represents Georgia.” The… Read More »

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 »

Ag producers invited to Georgia Grown Symposium on April 30

The Georgia Grown Agriculture Commodity Commission and the Georgia Department of Agriculture are proud to announce the 3rd annual Georgia Grown Symposium.  This year’s symposium will be held on April 30th at the Georgia National Fairgrounds in Perry, Georgia.  The focus of this year’s symposium will be “Growing Innovation and Profits.”  The one day event will include four discussion panels… Read More »

Sunbelt Ag Expo is Oct. 14-16 in Moultrie, Ga.

The Sunbelt Ag Expo is open Tuesday through Thursday, October 14-15-16 at 8:30 AM with admission $10 per person per day. The show site is four miles southeast of Moultrie, GA on Hwy 133. Each year the Sunbelt Ag Expo has a spotlight state; this year it is Georgia with the theme, “Georgia Agriculture, Always in Season” which… Read More »