Mon., September 24, 2012 4:15pm
Manufacturers may be dodging a 2010 Georgia law requiring more testing for food safety. The state received an audit on its food inspection service this summer.
Fri., June 1, 2012 3:31pm
Georgia officials and business leaders travel to Turkey for a trade mission. Agriculture officials hope to boost exports. Turkey already imports 600-million dollars a year from Georgia businesses.
Fri., October 7, 2011 3:34pm
A Southeast Georgia gas station chain is taking Georgia's Agriculture Commissioner to court over signs for gas prices. Parker's Market chain owner, Greg Parker, says Commissioner Gary Black's office told the chain not to post a lower gas price for people using the chain's debit card. Parker says, Black is overstepping his authority.
Thu., September 1, 2011 3:29pm
After crop loss reports Governor Deal asks for 157 counties to be named disaster areas. Agriculture Commissioner Gary Black hopes formal declaration will come soon. Ongoing drought is hurting farmers all over the state.