Mascot Pecan Shelling Company has hired Coastal Solar to install a multi million dollar solar array system using ground-mounted solar panels on land adjacent to their pecan shelling and packaging plant in Glennville, GA. For Mascot Pecan Shelling Company, the energy required to shell, cool, and freeze its pecans was increasing each year, culminating to over 2.2 million kilowatt-hours last year, with a whopping $260,000 bill as of last year.
Days before the whirlwind media trip she’s taking to Canada, Emmy-award winning television host and local celebrity chef Lara Lyn Carter took an opportunity Thursday to promote Georgia products, while also saying thank you to Georgia Grown’s chief and state agricultural commissioner Gary W. Black with an intimate luncheon at the Shackelford House.
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Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Gary W. Black kicked off the opening of the Georgia Grown Building for the 2016 Georgia National Fair in Perry, Georgia, with a ribbon cutting for “Georgie’s Farm,” a children’s corner highlighting the diversity of Georgia agriculture. In attendance was Lieutenant Governor Casey Cagle who delighted a group of Bibb County school children with a celebrity reading of “Hi, I’m Billy Blueberry, This is My Story.”