Mon., June 17, 2013 12:00pm
Wet weather is causing difficulty for Georgia farmers. The owner of Cedar Hollow Farm in Cleveland, Glen Cook, says the large amount of rainfall has made it hard to weed and do other essential field work. Jody Farmer of Hall County said he is roughly a month behind schedule working his wheat and soybean crops.
Thu., November 22, 2012 1:00pm
Georgia’s Christmas tree growers are gearing up for a busy selling season. Farmers say more Georgians want to be green while also creating family traditions. And they say Georgians have been buying more real trees in recent years.
Mon., March 5, 2012 9:52am
This has been one of the earliest springs Georgia has seen in years, with unseasonably warm weather and early blooms. But also blooming is concern that a cold snap could wipe out Georgia farmers with early crops.
Tue., May 31, 2011 5:30pm
A House Agriculture sub-committee last week voted to cut funding for the program altogether. Since it began in 2003 it’s given Georgia farmers and small businesses more than 6-million dollars.
Wed., April 13, 2011 1:56pm
Lawmakers have just one day to sort out their differences over an illegal immigration reform measure.
Fri., September 3, 2010 4:37pm
Food safety is a top priority of the three candidates for Agriculture Commissioner. Libertarian Kevin Cherry, Democrat J.B. Powell, and Republican Gary Black each want to inherit the post held by Tommy Irvin for 40 years. The candidates met at a forum this week held by Georgia Organics. And they all want to get more Georgia-grown food … to Georgians.
Fri., December 18, 2009 3:16pm
The roller coaster year for Georgia's farmers when it comes to weather land
Mon., July 27, 2009 1:14pm
88 Georgia counties getting help after months of too much rain