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AgSouth Spotlight Kenny Barnwell. In addition to apple farming-Barnwell is passionate about farmland preservation, fruit grower advocacy, and community service. A Farm Credit customer for over 30 years, we are proud to celebrate Kenny Barnwell, and all he has done for the agricultural community.

Spotlight: Kenny Barnwell Orchards

According to Kenny Barnwell, the last thing he ever thought he would be is a farmer. Now, he farms over 150 acres of apples and is the 2023 National Apple Grower of the Year. In addition to apple farming-Barnwell is passionate about farmland preservation, fruit grower advocacy, and community service. A Farm Credit customer for over 30 years, we are proud to celebrate Kenny Barnwell, and all he has done for the agricultural community.
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Spotlight: The Great American Cobbler Company

4/15/2024
There is something deeply comforting about a fresh, warm cobbler from the oven. An iconic American dessert that reminds us of home. For Russ Goodman and his family, cobbler isn’t just a comfort food; it represents the reward from years of hard work and weathered storms on his farming operation and embodies his passion for serving and promoting the American farmer.
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Fifth-generation farmers Jacob and Emily Nolan operate 1,700 acres of row crops on their family farm in Screven, Georgia. Jacob and Emily established Spring Fever Farms in 2005, building it from the ground up. They have since expanded the operation to include pecans, satsumas, strawberries and other commodities.

Spotlight: Spring Fever Farms

Fifth-generation farmers Jacob and Emily Nolan operate 1,700 acres of row crops on their family farm in Screven, Georgia. Jacob and Emily established Spring Fever Farms in 2005, building it from the ground up. They have since expanded the operation to include pecans, satsumas, strawberries and other commodities.
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4 Inspiring Lessons From a Greenhouse Farmer

Kaye Usher embodies a true woman in agriculture – tough, hard-working, determined, passionate, and faithful. Read 4 inspiring lessons you can learn from this greenhouse farmer.
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Spotlight: Apple Wedge Packers & Cider

Right in the middle of apple country in Hendersonville, NC, sits one of the largest shippers of fresh apples and the largest fresh apple packer in the state: Apple Wedge Packers. Led by founder Greg

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Spotlight: Appalachian Christmas Mountain

Christmas is a year-round effort at Appalachian Christmas Mountain (ACM), where four partners have joined forces in a 100-acre Christmas tree farm.
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Spotlight: Metrolina Greenhouses

Anyone who’s ever tended a garden knows that plants need a lot of water, especially flowering plants. That’s why water is especially important at family-owned Metrolina Greenhouses, which produces

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Spotlight: Hickory Nut Gap Farm

When 4th generation farmer Jamie Ager walks his pastures, he’s literally stepping in his forefathers’ footsteps on land his family has owned since 1916. That’s a strong incentive to maintain and

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You Can Now Enjoy Craft Beer Made With South Carolina Grown Malt

Palmetto Malt – South Carolina’s first-ever malt house – is taking local craft beer to a whole new level. Read how AgSouth member Jared Weathers made his novel idea a reality.
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Through the Generations in Coffee County, Georgia

Learn how third-generation farmer Danny O'Steen shares his passion with his son, and how they plan to continue being successful for generations to come.
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