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Middle School FFA Students Address Rotary

On December 12th Middle School FFA students Dilan Amin, Danna Morgan-Hernandez, Jake Dutcher, and Mackenzie Mitchell addressed a ...

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Koinonia Farm

Koinonia Farm was created with a vision of Christian fellowship and inclusivity, long before other institutions in the ...

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Samsung Solar Q&A

A Q&A on solar took place on Sept. 25th with representatives of SA solar and other interested parties. ...

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Concrete Jungle Gleans Scuppernongs and Muscadines at Koinonia Farm

Concrete Jungle, an Atlanta-based organization that gleans unwanted or extra produce, came to Koinonia farms to harvest muscadines ...

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School Board Plans New Livestock Facility and Cannery for Highschool

The Sumter County Board of Education reviewed plans to build a five-million-dollar livestock facility and cannery for students ...

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Sumter County Chamber of Commerce holds legislative luncheon in Plains

PLAINS, GA – On Thursday, May 11, approximately 60 people, including local politicians, law enforcement officials, educators and ...

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One goal: to feed the world

Tracy K. Hall We have new lover of Sumter County. Chelsea Lopez is serving us as UGA’s and ...

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A national champion stands upon family and community

Tracy K. Hall Joan Tovar-Martinez came back home to Sumter County a national champion. It is the culmination ...

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UGA SBDC and UGA Food Science partner to host Starting a New Food Product Business Two Day Workshop in Tifton, GA.

The University of Small Business Development Center with the UGA Department of Food Science at the University of ...

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GCC Seeking Potential Nominees for Cotton Board Member and Alternate Position

In July, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) will convene a caucus of certified producer organizations representing ...

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Southwest Georgia Farm Credit to Continue Decade’s Long Grant Program

The farm to table movement stems from a new found appreciation of our food and sustainability. The transparency ...

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Nomination meetings scheduled to fill posts on Georgia Peanut Commission

Peanut producers to vote on posts in GPC Districts 2, 4 and 5 MACON, Ga. – Nomination meetings ...

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Senate candidate, Gary Black, visits Sumter County

Gary Black, a Republican Senate candidate, spent Wednesday, September 22, 2021, investing in Sumter County. To begin his ...

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Farmers speak with our elected officials

Congressman Sanford Bishop and Senator Raphael Warnock made a stop at Minor Brothers Farm in Leslie on Wednesday, ...

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USDA to provide $150 M to help rural communities affected by natural disasters

WASHINGTON —  U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Housing Service Administrator Bruce Lammers today announced that USDA is ...

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USDA resources available for farmers hurt by 2018, 2019 disasters

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue has announced that agricultural producers affected by natural disasters ...

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Bill Starr: Armadillos are amongst us

There is an old saying that if you can build a better mousetrap, the world will beat a ...

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Who says research can’t be fun?

By BETH ALSTON   AMERICUS — Who says research can’t be fun? Alexandria Cajuste, a junior at Georgia ...

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Town crier: July 3, 2019

­­AMERICUS Hydrant Testing: The Americus Fire & Emergency Services is conducting its annual hydrant testing, and should be ...

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Federation donates to HOH

The Sumter County Federation of Garden Clubs recently held its annual plant sale, and voted to donate part ...

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Literacy in agriculture

Jason Radner, regional manager for Flint Equipment Co. recently spoke with Brinson Brock regarding his Sumter County Middle ...

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Tom Griffin Joins Southwest Georgia Farm Credit

BAINBRIDGE — Tom Griffin has joined Southwest Georgia Farm Credit as a commercial credit analyst in the Bainbridge ...

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Prayer time at Harvest of Hope

Each Monday and Tuesday at the Harvest of Hope Food Pantry the volunteers that morning gather for announcements ...

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Super villain on the march

When I was growing up we only had a couple of super heroes; we had Spiderman, Batman, and ...

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Seminar for ag producers focuses on risk management tools

BAINBRIDGE — Southwest Georgia Farm Credit, ACA, a customer-owned financial institution, and The Corporation for Community and Economic ...

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Sumter Middle FFA members experience ‘miracle of nature’

AMERICUS — Alexa Pina-Mendez and Skyler Pemberton, Sumter County Middle School FFA members, were the first to check ...

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NRC Workshop at ABAC June 9-13

TIFTON — Over $15,000 in college scholarships, back-to-nature field trips, and a true taste of college life will ...

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SW Ga. Farm Credit returns profits to member-owners

BAINBRIDGE — Southwest Georgia Farm Credit, ACA, a customer-owned financial institution, has announced that it plans to distribute ...

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