Mon., September 30, 2013 5:00am
Federal agriculture officials have designated about half of Georgia's counties as primary natural disaster areas because of excessive rains.
Mon., August 20, 2012 3:30pm
This year's peanut crop could break records. Last year there was a shortage of peanuts. Prices are going down.
Tue., August 14, 2012 3:00pm
The Southwest Georgia Project wants to open markets for small farmers. Produce would be sold to area school districts and local consumers. State-...
Mon., August 13, 2012 2:55pm
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., August 6, 2012 9:05am
Georgia-bred grass could end up in Cuba. UGA researchers partnering with Cuban counterparts. Cuba expanding golf courses.
Tue., July 31, 2012 3:40pm
Drought and record commodity prices are straining water resources. State officials say no new permits will be issued in 24 southwest Georgia counties...
Mon., June 18, 2012 6:56am
Peach growers are planting more pecan trees. Pecan harvest requires fewer workers. Pecan prices and popularity continue to increase.
Mon., June 4, 2012 4:07pm
The Senate may begin debate on the farm bill this week. Peanut farmers say proposed changes remove vital safety net. Peanuts more vulnerable to price...
Mon., May 21, 2012 4:04pm
Farmers are increasing acreage by 20-percent. Prices for peanut butter could decline in the fall, once crop makes its way into food. Prices last year...
Thu., May 3, 2012 3:00pm
Peach farms are picking ahead of schedule. The state fruit should arrive in stores this weekend. Fruit expected to be small but sweet.