Polk County Farm Bureau director serving on Georgia Farm Bureau Forestry Committee
The Georgia Farm Bureau Forestry Advisory Committee recently held its spring meeting in Barnesville to review the organization’s forestry policy. From left are GFB Commodities/Marketing Director Don McGough and committee members Ben Hudson of Cedartown, Scotty Dumas of Jasper County, Gary Bell of Evans County, Committee Chair John Mixon of Pike County, GFB District 3 Director Nora Goodman of Paulding County, Willie Tyson of Houston County, William Tanner of Johnson County, Steve Collins of Mitchell County, Jimmy Kennedy and James Gaskins of Berrien County. (Contributed photo)
MACON, Ga. – Polk County Farm Bureau Director Ben Hudson of Cedartown, is serving on the Georgia Farm Bureau Forestry Advisory Committee.
The ten-member committee is made up of Farm Bureau members from across the state. Hudson and the other committee members make recommendations to Georgia Farm Bureau regarding the impact of forestry on the state’ s agriculture industry.
Founded in 1937, Georgia Farm Bureau is the state’ s largest general farm organization. Its volunteer members actively participate in local, district and state activities that promote agriculture awareness to their non-farming neighbors.
GFB also has 20 commodity advisory committees that give the organization input on issues pertinent to the major commodities grown in Georgia.