Mon., April 16, 2012 2:59pm
New center pivot alarms are helping farmers catch metal thieves in remote locations. Solar powered alarms much cheaper than repairs to pivots.
Tue., March 20, 2012 2:47pm
Vidalia onions will be shipped on April 12th. Warm, dry winter could influence taste. Farmers anxiously waiting for first onions.
Mon., February 27, 2012 3:30pm
Farmers are expected to plant record peanut crop. Supplies continue to be tight. Manufacturers hold off on contracts to lower prices.
Tue., February 21, 2012 3:45pm
J.M. Smucker says sales of Jif slipped 10 percent. Company raised prices by 30 percent in November. Peanut prices spiked due to greater demand and...
Mon., February 13, 2012 7:02am
Farmers are expected to plant a record number of crops this year. Drought continues to plague agricultural region. Georgia has more than 1.5 million...
Mon., January 30, 2012 4:14pm
Georgia Vegetable Farmers Grow Less in 2011. Some crops decline by as much as 40 percent. Prices, labor, weather and competition from other crops...
Mon., January 30, 2012 9:53am
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 4:42pm
Commodity prices are strong. Outlook for Georgia agriculture in 2012 is good. Labor shortages still a problem.
Fri., January 20, 2012 4:11pm
Farmers are deciding what they'll plant in the spring. If contract prices for peanuts are not high enough, they could select other crops. Peanut...
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...