Thu., February 28, 2013 3:57pm
Georgia has seen so much rain in the last two weeks, that there are no more areas of extreme or exceptional drought in the state. That helps farmers long-term, but some have had to delay planting due to all the rain.
Tue., April 3, 2012 8:00am
Georgia strawberry growers say the warm winter and hot spring has caused fields across the state to be in full bloom. They also say it’s likely to be a shorter season.
Tue., October 18, 2011 5:13pm
Georgia’s soybean growers have a new nuisance to deal with: the so-called “kudzu bug.” The insects seem to control the growth of the invasive kudzu plant, but they also like soybeans, a $76 million crop last year in Georgia. The “kudzu bugs” invade fields by the thousands and feed directly on the plants’ stems.
Fri., August 26, 2011 1:08pm
The new state immigration law has some Georgia farmers planting less food for the Fall harvest. They’re worried about a worker shortage.