Fri., October 19, 2012 2:00pm
Two new refrigerated warehouses are promising to lower shipping costs for Georgia poultry exporters. The Port of Savannah in a few months will welcome two new cold storage facilities locating nearby. The freezers are important for Georgia's $13 billion poultry industry.
Mon., August 22, 2011 4:44pm
President Obama's deputy trade ambassador toured the Savannah port, saying Georgia would benefit from proposed trade deals. Congress has held up the agreements with Panama, Columbia and South Korea over jobs concerns. Some Democrats say, the deals would send more US jobs overseas.
Mon., August 22, 2011 12:01am
UGA scientists will use part of a four million dollar grant to help animal farmers deal with climate change. Researchers will look at changing weather patterns. They will also look at possible changes to greenhouse gas emission rules.
Fri., July 15, 2011 3:33pm
How the state regulates large-scale farm waste is under scrutiny. A federal review says 70 percent of the farms don’t have proper oversight. The U.S. Inspector General’s office report says there’s a significant risk that Georgia’s supervision of farm animal waste disposal doesn’t protect water quality.
Mon., April 4, 2011 3:09pm
Small poultry farms will soon be able to process birds on-site.