July 22, 2020

The fast food chain hopes new marketing campaign will appeal to the socially conscious generation.

Last week, Burger King launched an outrageous commercial highlighting their efforts to lower methane emissions from cows by adding lemongrass to their diets. The two minut...

May 29, 2020

With COVID-19 leading to major shifts in cultural dynamics, dairy must seize new opportunities to emerge stronger from this crisis.

I am sure by now you are all seeing the same advertisements as I am that are tied to COVID-19. Ads splashed across your TVs, phones a...

March 25, 2020

Georgia Milk Producers will stay committed to sharing COVID-19-related information with our farmers to help them cope with evolving markets and management practices during these uncertain times. We have developed a website page at https://www.gamilk.org/covid-19 to pro...

February 18, 2020


Twenty years.

That's how many years I have served as the Executive Director and it's been an incredible journey thus far.

Few things in our lives last for two decades. I have met many caring industry people and resilient farmers. I'm honored that I have the opportuni...

October 23, 2019

"We don't have to, we get to."

Mr. Ben Wiggins, the principal at Oconee County High School, is known in my community for repeating the saying above, over and over. He says it in school announcements, tweets it out with school pictures and often uses it in his school new...

September 24, 2019

We are just different in the south...we have warm winters, drink sweet tea, eat great food like shrimp and grits, and cheer on top college football teams each Saturday during the fall (GO DAWGS). It's a unique culture and one that I am proud to be a part of.

Last w...

July 23, 2019

If you can't beat 'em...join 'em! A saying we've all heard or said at some point in our lives, often after we've realized that we cannot defeat someone or be as successful as they are.

Is it time for the fluid milk market to say this to alternative beverages? Yes.

Now do...

May 23, 2019

Change, transformation, alteration … whatever one may choose to call it, can be seen all around us. At some point in everyone's life they have to face change, whether they want to or not.

At the beginning of 2019, I had to make a tough decision due to a diagnosis of ear...

June 28, 2018

My favorite day of elementary school was FIELD DAY. It was always a fun-filled event with competitions like the three legged race, egg toss, and my favorite, the "tug-of-war". You know, the kind with a thick, scratchy rope that will give you the worst rope burn if you...

May 29, 2018

This month, Dean Foods employees in Braselton received notice informing them of the plant’s closure this fall.  Word quickly spread across the Southeast dairy community of the closure; as well as the news that 6 to 7 Dean Foods plants will likely close also.

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