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  • Mon., November 4, 2013 4:00am
    People working in Georgia's largest industry are waiting as Congress struggles to pass a farm bill. The sweeping package of agricultural...
  • Tue., October 8, 2013 4:13pm
    As long as Washington’s government shutdown continues, three key pieces of legislation affecting Georgia are stalled. And observers in Georgia worry...
  • Wed., February 13, 2013 12:00pm
    Georgia U.S. Rep. Sanford Bishop and 16 of his colleagues have re-formed the “peanut caucus” in the new Congress. It’s an effort to protect the...
  • Thu., June 21, 2012 3:22pm
    The U.S. Senate has passed their version of the Farm Bill. The bill ends direct payments to farmers. Georgia peanut farmers say it provides no safety...
  • Thu., June 14, 2012 7:09pm
    The Farm Bill under debate in the U.S. Senate this week doesn’t just impact farmers. Eighty percent of its funds go to the program that provides...
  • Mon., June 4, 2012 4:07pm
    The Senate may begin debate on the farm bill this week. Peanut farmers say proposed changes remove vital safety net. Peanuts more vulnerable to price...
  • Fri., March 16, 2012 8:16am
    U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss says Georgia farmers need to brace for big changes in government crop subsidy programs as Congress seeks to slash its debt...