Upcoming Young Farmers Event

Announcements, Rebel's Corner

FANNIN COUNTY

YOUNG FARMERS ASSOCIATION

PRESENTS:

Basic First Aid and Agriculture Safety

Presented in Honor of National Farm Safety and Health Week

September 16, 2019

6:00pm

Fannin County Ag Facility

43 Station Ridge Blue Ridge

 

Ag Talk will be presented Anne Gibbs RN & FCHS Health Care Science Instructor along with Fannin County EMS Personnel

FCYFA Monthly Meeting will follow Ag Talk

Meal sponsored by Triple D Farms and Tractor Supply Co.

Anyone interested is welcome to attend

FCYFA members attend free of charge

Non FCYFA members we ask you pay $5.00

Questions or for Additional Information rmathews@fannin.k12.ga.us or 706-455-2545

FCYFA: August Agriculture Talk

Rebel's Corner

The Fannin County Young Farmer Association (FCYFA) held its August Agriculture Talk and monthly business meeting on August 19 at the Agriculture Center at 6:00pm. This months’ Ag Talk was titled Youth in Agriculture and was presented by four Fannin County High School FFA members Patrick Conner, Layne Epperson, Noah Hess and Emilee Thomas; three Fannin County Middle School FFA members Addison McDermott, Claire Wheeler and Ethan Conner and two Fannin County 4-H members Jayci White and Jacob Williams. The students gave presentations on what experiences they had in agriculture over the summer. The talks ranged from summer leadership camps, to summer jobs, to livestock projects. The FCYFA monthly business meeting was held after the presentations, dinner was provided and was sponsored by Uncle B’s Feed.

 

Pictured left to right bottom row Addison McDermott- FCMS FFA, Claire Wheeler-FCMS FFA, Jayci White- 4-H
Pictured left to right middle row Patrick Conner- FCHS FFA, Emilee Thomas-FCHS FFA, Jacob Williams- 4-H
Pictured left to right top row Ethan Conner –FCMS FFA, Noah Hess-FCHS FFA, Layne Epperson- FCHS FFA

Fannin County Young Farmers Association Receives a Grant

Rebel's Corner

Fannin County Young Farmers Association was awarded a $1200.00 grant from the Georgia Young Farmers Association.  The grant will be used to purchase a stage for the new agriculture facility.

Pictured above is Kenny Queen-FCYFA President and Kenny Holland- FCYFA Treasure

Fannin County Young Farmers held a Aquaponics class

Rebel's Corner

The Fannin County Young Farmers Association held a Aquaponics class on September 20 at 6:00pm at the Fannin County Ag Facility on Windy Ridge Road. The meal was sponsored by Fannin County Farm Bureau. Andrew Rodgers from USA Aqua was the guest speaker, participants were instructed on the basics of aquaponics.

Pictured Andrew Rodgers

Fannin Young Farmers Association – How to Process Apples into Applesauce

Community, Rebel's Corner

FANNIN COUNTY
YOUNG FARMERS
ASSOCIATION PRESENTS:

How to Process Apples into Applesauce-

Take Home a Jar of Applesauce

Other information on home canning and use of the

cannery will be presented

October 11, 2018
5:30pm

Blue Ridge Cannery
811 Summit Street

Apples donated by Payne’s Apple Orchard

Anyone interested is welcome to attend
FCYFA members attend free of charge
Non FCYFA members we ask you pay $5.00
Please RSVP space is limited also Questions or For

Additional Information

rmathews@fannin.k12.ga.us or 706-455-2545

Fannin County Young Farmers Assoc. News Release

Community

The Fannin County Young Farmers Association held their monthly Ag Talk and Meeting on July 16 at the Fannin County High School Agriculture Classroom at 12:00pm.  The event began with President, Kenny Queen calling the meeting to order, Lunch was served and was sponsored by the Chestatee- Chattahoochee Resource Conservation and Development Council. Dan Wallace and Gary Hankins from the USDA-NRCS office in Athens presented the Ag Talk. The  demonstration was a rainfall simulator on real life field samples which gave an insight into the health of soil and showed how management effects the soil health. Soil health on cropland and pasture determine water quality and erosion, and ultimately a farm’s bottom line. Doug Towery from the USDA-NRCS in Blairsville assisted with the program.

The talk was followed by a business meeting. The next Ag Talk and meeting will be held on August 20th at 6pm.

Fannin County Young Farmers Assoc. News Release

Community

PRESENTS:

A Trip to

The Georgia Mountain Research Center in Blairsville

195 GA Mtn. Experiment Station Rd., Blairsville, GA 30512

For A Backyard Milk Goats Seminar

   July 18, 10am – 12pm

We will leave from Fannin County High School at 9:00am if you would like to follow or ride.

The presentation will be by Pamela Barry, owner of Hidden Creek Farm, USDA Certified Grade A Goat Dairy and “Gucci,” Senior LaMancha dairy doe. Everything you need to know about the care and milking of dairy goats and the delicious and nutritious dairy products your family can enjoy by raising goats on a small scale. Milking and cheese making demo. GMRE Center auditorium and grounds.

Anyone interested is welcome to attend

Questions or For Additional Information or to Reserve a Seat email rmathews@fannin.k12.ga.us or call 706-455-2545.

A Trip to The Gardens at The Georgia Mountain Research Center in Blairsville

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