Georgia Farmers

Agriculture contributes more than $71.1 billion annually to Georgia’s economy!

Helping to Grow Georgia's Future

Georgia produces 2.5 million bales of cotton with an estimated market value of $1.2 billion!

Georgia Peanuts

Georgia produces more than 50% of peanuts used in the production of peanut butter!

About the GCPA

The Georgia Crop Production Alliance – GCPA – is a non-profit educational organization dedicated to improving the efficiency and profitability of crop production. Members include representatives from agrichemical companies, distributors, dealers, crop consultants, universities, college and various government agencies.

The mission of the GCPA is:

  1. To promote, foster and encourage the significance of the crop production industry as Georgia’s most important industry.
  2. To promote safe, environmentally sound, and efficient crop management practices that preserve the natural resources of Georgia.
  3. To cooperate with the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences and governmental agencies in improving agronomic efficiency that promotes stewardship of the environment.
  4. To promote cooperation and high ethical standards in the crop production industry.
  5. To educate and inform the public of the value and role that efficient and safe crop production plays in wellness and quality of life.
  6. To advise, assist and cooperate with state and federal legislative, regulatory and administrative agencies in developing progressive policies, laws and rules that enable profitability but protect human health and the environment.

Calendar

November 2, 2016
  • Golf Tournament Fundraiser
    12:30 pm
    Georgia Veterans State Park and Golf Club - Cordele, GA

November 3, 2016
  • 2016 Annual Meeting
    8:00 am
    Lake Blackshear Resort & Golf Club - Cordele, GA


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GCPA News & Notes

2016 Sporting Clay Fundraiser A Success!

The 2016 GCPA Sporting Clay Fundraiser was a tremendous success! Over $3000 was raised.  We’d like to thank the following sponsors for making this event possible: BASF, Bayer, Bulloch Fertilizer, Bulloch Gin, Candler Peanut, CNI, CPS – Swainsboro, Dow...

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2015 GCPA Scholarship Recipients Announced

The 2015 GCPA Scholarship recipients were announced at the 2015 GCPA Annual meeting held at The Resort at Lake Blackshear in Cordele, Georgia. The recipients are: Lolita Munoz – The University of Georgia Tifton Campus Taylor Newsome – Abraham Baldwin...

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19th Annual GCPA Meeting

The 19th Annual Meeting of the Georgia Crop Production Alliance was held Friday, December 3rd at the Lake Blackshear Resort and Golf Club near Cordele, Georgia.

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