Georgia Association of County Agricultural Agents

GACAA Farmhouse at Georgia Farm Bureau

The GACAA Officers, along with Junior District Directors, AA and DSA award winners attended the 81st annual Georgia Farm Bureau Convention at Jekyll Island.  The GACAA Farmhouse is a long standing tradition and GFB members from around the state file through to snag a delicious ham or sausage biscuit from…
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GACAA meets and elects new board

The GACAA Annual Meeting and Professional Improvement Conference was held November 5 -7, 2018 at Legacy Lodge at Lake Lanier.  Congratulations to Keith Fielder and all who assisted him in hosting a great meeting. There members got an opportunity to plan, present and fellowship with other agents from around the…
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Distinguished Agricultural Agents

Each year at the NACAA annual meeting and professional improvement conference, we honor agricultural agents who have worked in Extension for 10 years or more with the Distinguished Service Award.  These agents have contributed significant agricultural programs and resources to their communities.  This evening at the annual banquet, four of our collegues…
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Getting Recognition and Sharing Ideas

The annual meeting and professional improvement conference (AM PIC) is our way every year to receive national recognition for our county and state work.  The Achievement award winners were recognized this morning at their recognition breakfast for their achievements as Ag Agents with less than ten years in Extension.  Congratulations to Renee Allen,…
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103rd NACAA AM PIC Opens

The 103rd NACAA annual meeting and professional conference kicked off Sunday in full Tennessee style.  Our 100th President Alan Galloway opened the meeting with the usual traditions of presenting the colors and state flags.  Our GACAA president Steve Morgan had the honor to walk on stage and present our Georgia flag.  We experienced the sounds…
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Chattanooga Here We Come!

Many of us are getting ready to head off to Chattanooga, TN this weekend to attend the National Association of County Agricultural Agents annual meeting and professional improvement conference (AM PIC).  It will surely be a great week of seeing old friends from around the country, learning new program ideas…
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GACAA Hosts Farmhouse at ACCG in Savannah

The Georiga Association of County Agricultural Agents officers along with Senior district directors showcased Georgia grown products to the Association County Commissioners of Georgia at their annual conference in Savannah on April 27 and 28. ANR agent Wade Hutcheson, from Spaulding County, coordinated the Farmhouse activities by securing the products and coordinating…
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GACAA Elects New Board of Directors

The Georgia Association of County Agricultural Agents held elections at the 2017 Annual Meeting and Professional Improvement conference held in Columbus on November 6-8, 2017.  Congratulations to Brent Allen of Washington County, Southeast District, for being elected Vice President.  As Vice President, Brent will coordinate the food booth at the Sunbelt Expo in…
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GACAA Honors Award Winners at 2017 Annual Meeting

The Georgia Association of County Agricultural Agents honored several for their service and dedication to UGA Cooperative Extension and the field of agriculture at the 2017 Annual Meeting and Professional Improvement conference held in Columbus on November 6-8, 2017. Fruit disease State Specialist, Dr. Phillip Brannen, received the Senior State Specialist award…
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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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