Georgia

Georgia farmer loses five cows after Trooper, Sheriff dispute

· June 27, 2018

A Georgia farmer said he lost two mamas and three calves from heat and stress after a state trooper and a sheriff got into it over getting his 40-head of cattle loaded into another trailer. According to a statement by Laurens County Sheriff Larry Dean, his office was contacted last month by a farmer whose […]

Kubota donates $1M to Lainer Technical College Foundation

· May 17, 2018

In a special ceremony Wednesday, Georgia Governor Nathan Deal joined leaders from Kubota as they announced a $1 million donation to the Lanier Technical College Foundation in support of its Technology and Industry Building on its new campus set to open in January 2019. Part of the Technical College System of Georgia, LTC serves Hall […]

Georgia Kubota dealer looking to identify skid steer thieves

· April 19, 2018

A Georgia Kubota dealer is looking for the public’s help in identifying three thieves who made off with $247,000 in equipment. On Saturday, April 14 at approximately 11 p.m., three people operating a semi-truck arrived at Low Country’s Statesboro Kubota Dealership on Hwy 301, broke the fence locks, and drove their truck into the loading […]

Georgia FFA chapter loses more than 50 pigs in barn fire

· November 20, 2017

Our hearts go out to this Georgia FFA chapter, who lost more than 50 show pigs after a barn fire early Saturday morning. The barn belonged to the Houston County Board of Education and was a total loss after the fire. After news of the fire hit social media, Perry High held a meeting for […]

Georgia farmer dies after cow rams him into fence

· October 31, 2017

A Floyd County, Georgia farmer died last week from massive chest trauma after a cow pinned him to the fence. Authorities believe William Parris, 72, was trying to move the cow when the animal turned on him and rammed him into the fence. Officials say Parris was conscious until first responders arrived and became distressed. […]

Vidalia onion farm joins National FFA to aspire future farmers

· June 19, 2017

G&R Farms in Tattnall County, Georgia has partnered with the National FFA  to contribute a percentage of sales from its 2017 Vidalia onion crop to enhance educational opportunities for young people who are committed to future farming careers. The new initiative, “Growing America’s Farmers,” was the brainchild of Walt Dasher, a third generation southeast Georgia […]

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