Mon., January 28, 2013 2:50pm
It’ll be a good year for Georgia crop farmers. That's according to the University of Georgia’s 2013 Ag Forecast released Monday.
Wed., October 24, 2012 4:23pm
Southwest Georgia Ethanol is temporarily shutting down its plant in Mitchell County, in what is only the latest setback for the company and for Georgia’s beleaguered biofuels industry.
Thu., August 23, 2012 3:38pm
Gov. Nathan Deal is asking the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to suspend the federal requirement to add ethanol to gasoline, joining livestock and poultry farmers and several other governors who’ve made similar requests because of the price of corn.
Wed., July 18, 2012 3:34pm
While increases in price benefit Georgia crop growers, it means increased costs for poultry and cattle farmers depending on corn and soy to feed their livestock.
Wed., September 28, 2011 3:47pm
A new report says federal subsidies pay farmers to grow crops used in junk food that’s linked to high child obesity rates. The U.S. spent $6 billion on these subsidies last year.