Tag: USDA

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…

19
Jul

Decades of federal land discrimination motivates farmer to mentor

Donnie McCrary’s youthful eyes and ears witnessed the outdoor altercation. His father, Turner McCrary, confronted land owner Sam Grice about…

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…

03
Jun

Rainbow Coalition pushes 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…

28
Apr

CARES Act expands emergency resources for farm businesses

Facing losses during COVID-19? The recent CARES Act has provided additional emergency funding for farm businesses through the Small Business…

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…