Wed., November 14, 2012 10:13am
Agriculture Commissioner Gary Black will appear Wednesday at the Georgia Farm Bureau in Macon to urge growers to apply for a break exempting them...
Mon., August 13, 2012 1:55pm
A recent survey shows feral hogs damage crops, landscapes, and fencing. The pigs have been here since the 1500's. Hunting and trapping are the...
Mon., January 30, 2012 8:53am
U.S. Department of Labor is rewriting farm labor laws for children. Changes could place tighter restrictions on jobs kids can do. Ag leaders...
Mon., January 23, 2012 3:42pm
Commodity prices are strong. Outlook for Georgia agriculture in 2012 is good. Labor shortages still a problem.
Mon., June 6, 2011 1:39pm
Drought is causing a lack of forage in pastures. Many farmers forced to feed their animals hay. Drought expected to continue.
Thu., June 2, 2011 2:42pm
Farmers joined with Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Gary Black to pray for rain. Two-thirds of the state is in a severe or extreme drought. Many...
Thu., February 3, 2011 7:11am
A Georgia lawmaker will file a bill targeting illegal immigrants. The bill would require businesses to use a database to ensure new hires are allowed...
Wed., December 8, 2010 2:45pm
The Georgia Farm Bureau adopted a policy that opposes any new laws that could threaten their workforce. Farmers say immigrant labor necessary to pick...
Wed., December 1, 2010 2:52pm
Georgia farmers will benefit from increase in prices and exports. Farm income expected to be up by 34-percent over 2009. Farmers already watching...