Congratulations to GACD Board Member and Central GA Conservation District Supervisor Danny Hogan for being inducted into the National Association of Conservation Districts Southeast Region Hall of Fame!
Danny is a third-generation farmer from Laurens County with a BS in Agriculture from the University of Georgia. At Hogan's Farm, Danny, along with his son Richie, works with his local USDA- Natural Resources Conservation Service office to assist in the implementation of numerous conservation practices to protect soil and water resources. Practices are utilized while growing wheat, oats, peanuts, cotton, soybeans and managing 140 acres of pastureland, 700 acres of timberland, Black Angus and Limousine cows, Paint and Quarter Horses. Danny has hosted legislative tours and field days on his property to showcase and promote conservation practices.
Danny’s passion for natural resources conservation is evident as he has received numerous awards and recognition for his efforts including being named Laurens County Conservationist of the Year, Forest Stewardship Certification and was the 2008 Governor’s Stewardship Award winner for Georgia. In 2017 Danny was inducted into the Georgia Association of Conservation Districts Hall of Fame.
He is a member of the Pine Country RC&D Council, Georgia Water Council Board, Upper Oconee State Water Planning Council, Georgia Department of Agriculture Equine Commodity Board, Laurens County Livestock Facility Committee, and in 2019 was appointed to the Equine Advisory Committee by State Veterinarian Robert Cobb. He also serves on the Georgia Farm Bureau Equine Committee and is a lifetime member of the American Quarter Horse Association. Danny has previously served as the Laurens County representative on the Farm Service Agency Committee and is Past Chairman of Central Georgia Conservation District and the Georgia Association of Soil and Water Conservation District Supervisors, having served two terms. Danny currently represents Georgia with the National Association of Conservation Districts.
Danny is married to Lesia Hogan and they have four children and seven grandchildren.