Fri., July 13, 2012 2:42pm
Under new U.S. Department of Agriculture rules announced Thursday, all but a handful of Georgia counties are considered disaster areas because of ongoing drought. The department is trying to shorten the time between a disaster and making aid available to farmers.
Mon., December 5, 2011 1:01am
Between 2002 and 2007 the number of farmers age 25 and under dropped nearly 40 percent in Georgia. The cost of land, equipment, and access to credit make it difficult to get into farming. Federal officials have loan programs to help new farmers.
Fri., December 18, 2009 3:16pm
The roller coaster year for Georgia's farmers when it comes to weather land
Mon., July 27, 2009 1:14pm
88 Georgia counties getting help after months of too much rain