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.

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GCPA News & Notes

2017 Sporting Clay Fundraiser – Another Great Success!

The 2017 Sporting Clay fundraiser took the GCPA to another great level!  With 60 shooters, it was one of the largest events yet.   AgSouth Farm Credit sponsored a delicious meal for all the participants again – THANK YOU!   Over $3500 was raised this year! We’d like...

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CNI’s Turpin Accepts New Position

Chris Payne, President and CEO of CNI announced recently that Fritz Turpin has accepted the position as AgriMineral Product Manager, West Coast, and will be relocating to California. According to Payne, "Fritz has been with CNI in our Leesburg office for the past year...

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