UGA Offers Georgia Farm Business Education Conference

  • Posted by Ashley Panter
  • On February 13, 2019
The UGA Small Business Development Center, UGA Extension, and the UGA College of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences announces a partnership to bring the Georgia Farm Business Education Conference to Tifton, Georgia. This Conference is open to all of Georgia and surrounding states. The Georgia Farm Business Education Conference is designed for growers and producers who […]
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Grass-Fed Beef Producer Revives Old Business Model and Creates New Jobs

  • Posted by Ashley Panter
  • On March 1, 2018
Will Harris’s day starts much like his father’s and his grandfather’s and his great-grandfather’s did: with his boots planted firmly in the same fresh-smelling, fertile soil of his ancestral farm in Early County, Georgia. Like a cherished family tradition, the natural cattle-raising method Harris follows at White Oak Pastures resembles that practiced a hundred years […]
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Aid in Securing USDA Loan Places Southwest Georgia Product in Stores Across the U.S.

  • Posted by Ashley Panter
  • On February 23, 2018
Ray Crosby knows his bees and honey. A third-generation farmer who lives with his family in the rural southwest Georgia town of Omega, he understands what makes his product—packaged as pure, unfiltered raw honey—unique. His knowledge, in fact, resonates with the customers from coast-to-coast who buy Weeks Honey. “Working with Ray, I’ve learned a lot […]
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Get Your Business Online, Even if You Don’t Have a Website

  • Posted by IT Support
  • On September 1, 2017
According to Google’s “Let’s Put Our Cities On the Map” program, 4 out of 5 consumers use search engines to find local business information. That may not be surprising news to you as a consumer.  What is the first thing you do when you need to find something?  Chances are, you pull out your cell phone […]
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New Model Adds Greater Value to Celebrated South Georgia Winery

  • Posted by Ashley Panter
  • On November 2, 2016
“The Cowarts were already successfully producing a value-added product in the winery. You could see the potential for adding another business,” says Finney. “We put together all the pieces that showed how the distillery would work and how they would use more of their wine in the product.”
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To Grow or Not to Grow…

  • Posted by Marketing Intern
  • On January 30, 2015
Starting a business is a tough challenge, but there is a tougher one – growing that business successfully. In the company’s beginning, you are doing most of the work, you make the decisions, and you have more control. Starting a business indeed requires long hours and lots of sacrifices, but growing the business is another […]
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