Wednesday, February 21, 2024

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Agriculture

The Berry Family’s Agrarian Legacy in Southeast Georgia

By: Dr. Veronica L. Womack A Tradition of Faith, Family and Resilience Southeast Georgia is an important section of the historic Georgia Black Belt region...

Tech farmer uses micro-livestock to restart family traditions on centennial land

Four goats and a donkey bush hog family history back into view. Undergrowth blanket where 19th- and 20th-century kin folk of the Hicks household...

Female farmer produces hemp history in South Georgia

She pushes. He pulls. They both use their bodyweight to heave the makeshift hemp seed dispenser across lumpier soil. Sweat scampers down their melanin-filled...

Dr. Womack joins original podcast series ‘The Homecomers’

blackfarmersnetwork2019 · The Homecomers: On the richness of rural and a new generation of farmers Dr. Veronica Womack Doesn’t it feel good when you know...

Military vet returns home, renews family pine farm

Dontavius Jones dune buggies down Smothers Road. He hooks an immediate left onto a bumpier-riding Lower 5 Points Road. A few yards into his...

Rainbow Coalition nudges Black farmers to contact U.S. Rep. Bishop

The conference call message to Black farmers across the nation was clear: Email or call U.S. Rep. Sanford D. Bishop Jr. with any and...

Manning one of Georgia’s ‘essential’ green jobs during COVID-19

He’s a nature and numbers kind of guy. Edward Morrow’s rural lifestyle has been about making critical calculations on behalf of the land: amount...

Farmer A. Greenlee’s amazingly easy steps to planning your first agribusiness

Simple strategies to launch a lucrative farming enterprise

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