Tag: rural

25
Aug

First-year livestock farmer forecasts promise in cattle, COVID

They spring from the family’s Polaris 4-wheeler already knowing the day’s duties. Mariah refills the water troughs. Makinzi replenishes the…

05
Jun

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…

04
May

Rural research student earns highest honor amid coronavirus

She ended her collegiate career as part of a historic class. The class of COVID-19. Jonesha Johnson, 20, joined…

02
Mar

Reactivating a federal commission for Black Belt Region success

Georgia leaders and influencers met in Milledgeville, Georgia, to continue a conversation that started over a decade ago — establishing…

25
Feb

BFN founder appointed to first-ever Rural Studies Institute post

Georgia College & State University has named Dr. Veronica L. Womack as the first executive director of its brand-new…