Tue., January 3, 2012 5:36pm
Agriculture officials surveyed 800 farmers under a provision in the immigration law. Farmers said migrant workers began leaving last spring....
Wed., December 21, 2011 3:11pm
While agriculture profits are up 28 percent nationally this year to just over 100 billion dollars, Georgia farmers are experiencing more mixed...
Thu., November 17, 2011 3:38pm
Law officers in Peach County say they're cracking down on pecan thieves, which have been on the rise now that harvesting is in full swing.
Tue., October 18, 2011 4:13pm
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...
Sun., August 14, 2011 11:05pm
Small agricultural businesses in Georgia and the South can get money to help sell their products abroad through a program with the Southern U.S....
Tue., August 2, 2011 1:08pm
July rains helped some of the state move out of worst drought category. More rain is possible by Thursday. Tropical storm needed to cause significant...
Tue., June 14, 2011 9:32am
A Georgia Department of Agriculture survey has revealed a shortage in farm labor. But the question is, why aren't those jobs filled? The...
Thu., June 9, 2011 7:43am
Governor Nathan Deal has asked the federal government to declare 22 counties disaster areas because of drought conditions. Deal made the request in...
Wed., June 8, 2011 10:42am
A survey by an agriculture group has found widespread labor shortages on Georgia farms. Farmers say the new immigration law is causing migrant...
Mon., June 6, 2011 1:39pm
Drought is causing a lack of forage in pastures. Many farmers forced to feed their animals hay. Drought expected to continue.