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  • Wed., June 6, 2012 4:05pm
    Prison inmates are working on a Vidalia onion farm in southeast Georgia. It’s part of a state program to fill empty farm jobs. The ‘transitional’...
  • Mon., October 17, 2011 2:47pm
    Two bills to overhaul a federal foreign guest worker program are under consideration by the U.S. Congress. Washington is also considering a law...
  • Tue., October 4, 2011 2:44pm
    A University of Georgia survey estimates that the state’s fruit and vegetable farmers saw at least $70 million in crop losses in the spring.
  • Mon., August 8, 2011 3:36pm
    State officials are eying a North Carolina coop program that makes it easier for small farmers to hire foreign guest workers. Many of Georgia's...
  • Thu., June 23, 2011 4:55pm
    An agriculture industry group estimates a shortage of migrant labor may wind up costing Georgia fruit and vegetable farmers $300 million in crop...
  • Wed., June 22, 2011 3:33pm
    Some probationers don’t want farm jobs. That’s according to state Agriculture Commissioner Gary Black. It was only a week ago when Black said ex-cons...
  • Wed., June 8, 2011 11:42am
    A survey by an agriculture group has found widespread labor shortages on Georgia farms. Farmers say the new immigration law is causing migrant...