GAINESVILLE - The Hall County Cooperative Extension and Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce Annual Farm City Breakfast is Wednesday, November 14 at 7:30 at the East Hall Community Center. <br />
Since 1995, the breakfast has recognized local farmers and those working in agribusiness and has encouraged the building of strong relationships between the Gainesville area's rural and urban communities and city businesses and leaders. <br />
Abit Massey will be guest speaker at the event. Abit is President Emeritus of the Georgia Poultry Federation after serving 48 years as president.<br />
Event sponsors are Jackson EMC (Breakfast Sponsor), AgGeorgia Farm Credit, Crystal Farms, Fieldale Farms, Hall County Farm Bureau, Mar-Jac Poultry, Hall County Soil & Water Conservation, Milton Martin Honda, Peach State Bank, and Purina Animal Nutrition. <br />
There is no charge and it is open to the public but reservations are required. Call the Hall County Extension Service, 770-535-8293.
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