By Cowgirl Candace What’s the most nutritious, low-cost feed farmers should use on today’s goat farms? Graduate student Victoria Fitchett, 27, has spent summer 2019 working on the answer. And in the most humid South Georgia conditions at Fort Valley State University’s (FVSU) Georgia Small Ruminant Research and Extension Center. “Through my research, I’m trying […]
By Cowgirl Candace | Originally published for the AJC Living and creatively working on the land is becoming new business law for young, Southern entrepreneurs. “It’s a coming home,” said Veronica Womack, a Black Belt Region researcher, black farmers advocate and chief diversity officer at Georgia College & State University. “Because of new technology and the way […]
By Cowgirl Candace | Images by LaSundra Davis Think of drovers as the GPS to livestock. No matter the terrain, they skillfully steered herds of cattle across the Western frontier during the late 19th century. “I’m helping to retell this part to the America West’s history,” said Donald Lee, a lifelong cowboy and part-time historical […]
By Cowgirl Candace | Illustration by Kurt Guard You wanna know something I’ve dealt with my entire editorial career? Being the first and only African-American in the corporate room. That’s been my professional life story for some time now, and I know a lot of you mavericks can relate. The first time I actually realized […]
By Cowgirl Candace | Image by Trarell Torrence | Illustrations by Kurt Guard Up-and-coming creatives: Let me drop some stress-relieving knowledge on you. Contrary to what you might think, you’re not as far removed from the brands, celebs and experts you dream of collaborating with. If you put in the necessary work, produce content with […]
Howdy. I'm Cowgirl Candace, an award-winning journalist, internationally published brand blogger and fourth-generation farm girl.