Georgia Association of County Agricultural Agents

GACAA Serves Up BBQ at 40th Sunbelt Expo

Under the direction of Vice President Forrest Connelly, GACAA members served the traditional BBQ pork sandwiches, sausage and hot dogs to attendees at the 40th annual Sunbelt Expo in Moultrie.  County Ag Agents, State Specialists, and administration worked together to serve the best BBQ at the event.  The GACAA food…
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Georgia State’s Night Out

All GACAA members who plan to attend our state’s night out should plan to meet at the Radisson Hotel lobby a little before 4:30pm.  The first van will leave at 4:30pm and will make numerous trips to get us all there.  We will travel to Rodizio Grill. Our reservations are for 5:00…
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Heading to the New Old West

Many of us across the state will be heading to Utah late next week to attend the National Association of County Agricultural Agents annual meeting and professional improvement conference on July 9-13 in Salt Lake City. For many of us, this is a conference we look forward to each year…
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2017 GACAA Friend of the County Agent

Each year at our GACAA Annual Meeting/Professional Improvement Conference (AM/PIC) we recognize individuals (non-GACAA) who have made notable contributions to UGA Extension, our organization and to the agricultural industry. This year we will recognize the “2017 Friend of the County Agent”  at our GACAA AM/PIC in Columbus, Georgia, November 6-8.  For a nomination form and…
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Farm Tours One of the Highlights in Arkansas

Thursday was the final day our the NACAA Annual Meeting and Professional Improvement conference in Little Rock, Arkansas.  Sixteen tours were offered to participants to see Arkansas agriculture and their natural State.  I had the opportunity to do Tour 4: Tourism, Town and Retirees- Adapating Agriculture to Fit the Market. …
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Georgia 4-H’ers Perform in Little Rock

The 4-H Talent Review was spectacular last night in Little Rock!  Eight of our Georgia 4-H’ers rocked the stage with their singing, dancing and playing musical instrument talents. 4-Her’s included: Callista Clark from Williamson; Cubby Rupers from Hull; Hannah French from Cordele; Kira Howard from Twin City; Marie Hayes from…
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Together Everyone Accomplishes More

GACAA members had a first busy day in Little Rock.  Many of us spent the day attending National committee chair and vice chair workshops, State officers workshop and visiting with vendors at the trade show.  Vice President Elect Brian Cresswell had the honor of walking across the stage presenting our…
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Finding Treasures – Greeting from the Natural State

Today kicks off the 101st Annual Meeting and Professional Improvement conference of the National Association of County Agricultural Agents in Little Rock, Arkansas.  Much of your GACAA leadership and members are here attending this week receiving recognition, presenting the great work we do in Georgia, and learning new ideas from…
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