Thu., May 30, 2013 12:50pm
Federal agriculture officials are counting Georgia farmers as part of a nationwide census. They're asking about products, employees, incomes...
Tue., February 5, 2013 5:23pm
The USDA is now offering micro loans to farmers of up to 35 thousand dollars. Agriculture officials believe the small loans will encourage more...
Wed., December 5, 2012 1:00pm
A University of Georgia food scientist has been awarded a federal grant worth nearly half a million dollars. Poultry, eggs, raw sprouts and...
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.
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....
Mon., July 23, 2012 3:00pm
Federal agriculture officials visited Georgia farmers. They say the state has the highest percentage of acreage in exceptional drought. In all 29...
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...
Thu., June 28, 2012 1:22pm
The system will send information on the three nearest locations. Parents can also call 2-1-1, the United Way's helpline, for site locations.
Mon., April 30, 2012 4:09pm
USDA is developing faster Salmonella test. Goal is to find out sooner where strain originates. Athens lab doing the work.
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...