Addie and Bryan Tucker of Wilcox County Honored at GFB Convention
Published 8:42 am Monday, January 8, 2024
MACON, Ga. – Georgia Farm Bureau honored Wilcox County’s Addie and Bryan
Tucker for their service on the GFB Young Farmers & Ranchers (YFR) Committee
during the organization’s annual convention on Jekyll Island.
The Tuckers served on the GFB YFR Committee the past two years.
“We greatly appreciate the time and effort Addie and Bryan have put in as members
of our Young Farmers & Ranchers Committee. They have been outstanding ambassadors
for Georgia Farm Bureau,” said GFB President Tom McCall. “The Young Farmers &
Ranchers program is an important part of Farm Bureau’s work to continue as the voice of
Georgia Farmers, and we’re proud to help them develop leadership qualities that will help
them as they grow in their role with GFB and with other organizations.”
Addie teaches agriculture classes at Wilcox County Elementary School, and Bryan
works at Ag Technologies in Cordele.
Addie earned her bachelor’s degree in agricultural education from the University of
Georgia and her master’s degree in ag education from Auburn. She is currently pursuing a
doctorate degree in ag science education through Murray State. Bryan earned his
bachelor’s degree in agribusiness from UGA.
The Tuckers live in Fitzgerald. They have four children, Zayden, Willa, Lindy and
Taylor. They are members of the Georgia Young Farmers Association and attend First
Baptist Church in Chula.
On the committee, the Tuckers represented the GFB 8th District, which includes
Farm Bureaus in Clay, Crisp, Dooly, Houston, Lee, Macon, Marion, Pulaski, Quitman,
Randolph, Schley, Stewart, Sumter, Terrell, Turner, Webster and Wilcox counties.
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