Let’s visit Georgia Cattlemen’s Assoc. President Joe Garner’s cattle ranch!

Georgia’s cattle producers steward more than four million acres of land and bring $3 billion to its economy.

The Georgia Cattlemen’s Association has a new president! John Holcomb with the Farm Monitor traveled to his farm in Union County to learn more about Joe Garner’s operation. He says the farm and his herd of cattle are a lifelong dream that has finally become a reality after many years.

Garner told the Farm Monitor that his family had cattle when he was younger, and he had always yearned to have a herd of his own someday—and now that day is finally here. He says that is nothing short of a blessing.

“I got my interest and my feet dirty in the garden. I started driving a tractor when I was in eighth grade,” explained the new leader of the Georgia Cattlemen’s Association. “We still put-up hay and those kinds of things, but the cattle--they made a decision when I was five to market the cattle. And so, I yearned for that day to cattle to come back into my life from that moment.”

Georgia’s cattle producers steward more than four million acres of land and bring $3 billion to its economy.

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