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Make Sure You're Prepared

No one ever wants a disaster to hit, but preparedness is key to overcoming any crisis. You are never really prepared for a flood, fire, explosion, storm damage, or even a pandemic health issue, but...

Julie S. Bettinger

It would be impossible to talk about land values in 2019 without talking about Hurricane Michael; and it’s just as impossible to talk about projections for this year without talking about COVID-19...

Julie S. Bettinger

When families are trying to prepare for succession in their farm operation, there are two things that will better assure a smoother transition, says Ashley Gardner: Having a family conversation about...

Julie S. Bettinger

There is a certain awe in Larron Copeland’s voice when he talks about the day his orange and white English Pointer, Showtime Sam Houston, earned the esteem of his namesake.

Julie S. Bettinger

“There’s not a farmer around who’s been farming more than five minutes who doesn’t know about the Farm Service Agency,” Gibbs said.

Four men are gathered in the middle of a cow pasture near Whigham, Georgia. It’s midmorning on a Tuesday in early June and Tom, a rescue dog, is nearby. He’s panting heavily, his broad pink tongue a...

Southwest Georgia Farm Credit

When Austin and Courtney Williams visited Thomasville for their weekly dates, they fell in love with the quaint little town, and decided they wanted to make it their forever home