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.
Tue., July 23, 2013 12:17pm
The number of people relying on food stamps in Georgia is rising. The program a year ago provided food assistance to a record 1.91 million people in...
Sun., June 30, 2013 10:00am
A flock of geese living on Robins Air Force Base have been given a one-way trip to a new home on the Georgia coast.
Thu., December 6, 2012 7:00am
Growers are expected to harvest a million more tons of peanuts than they can sell this year. Federal forecasts put the harvest above three million...
Wed., November 28, 2012 1:00pm
Federal officials say they plan to close the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture's Georgia Rural Development Office in Baxley by Dec. 7.
Mon., November 26, 2012 6:00am
Nearly a quarter of a million dollars in federal grant funding will help bring locally grown food to school cafeterias in Georgia.
Thu., September 27, 2012 2:40pm
School lunches recently got their biggest update in 15 years thanks to new guidelines from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The rules now set...
Mon., August 6, 2012 6:42pm
Georgia students can expect to see more fruits and vegetables in their school lunches under new federal guidelines aimed at adding more nutrition to...
Thu., August 2, 2012 7:28am
More than half of U.S. counties now are classified by the federal government as natural disaster areas mostly because of the drought. The U.S....
Fri., July 13, 2012 2:42pm
Under new U.S. Department of Agriculture rules announced Thursday, all but a handful of Georgia counties are considered disaster areas because of...