Strawberry Picking & Spring Scout Day at Southern Belle Farm
We cannot wait until the warmer weather finds its way to Georgia!
We are busy now trying to protect the tender strawberry plants and getting things ready around the farm for springtime. So, let everyone you know about our farm field trips, ideal for preschool and elementary students — we are NOW BOOKING 2014 spring and fall field trips!
We have exciting news to share … announced today in San Antonio, Texas, at the American Young Farm Bureau Annual Convention members of the American Farm Bureau Young Farmers & Ranchers Committee elected Jake Carter from McDonough, Ga., as the committee’s chairman for 2014. He will take over as chairman in February, at the end of the committee’s leadership conference, and serve for one year. He will also serve a one-year term on the AFBF board of directors.
Jake is very active in the local and national farming and ranching community. To read more on Jake’s involvement, read on …
We do not see single digit temperatures very often in Georgia, but they have set in this week. We have been busy making preparations around the farm — everything from getting the animals ready, to precautions to protect water pipes and equipment to rolling out the row covers on the strawberry crop. Tonight’s low may just set a record for Georgia, and we are hoping and praying it does not cause any damage.