Georgia’s No. 1 industry — agriculture — had one of its best years in 2020, despite and because of the pandemic.
Spotted lanternflies are beautiful but can exact a huge toll on agriculture. To help reduce their numbers, the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture started a canine lanternfly-tracking program.
The U.S. House Democratic caucus on Thursday ratified Rep. David Scott’s selection to chair the Agriculture Committee, making him the first African American and the first Georgian to lead the panel.
Georgia pecan growers looked up in their trees earlier this year and liked what they saw: a bounty of young nuts flourishing among the branches.
After a run of hard years, the quality and volume of the favorite holiday nut would not disappoint. The same, however, cannot be said for the prices.
Farmworker advocates are accusing the U.S. Department of Agriculture of trying to cut the wages of farmworkers who come to the U.S. on temporary guest worker visas.
U.S. Rep. David Scott, an Atlanta Democrat, is a leading candidate the chairmanship of the House Agriculture Committee after a longtime congressman’s reelection defeat opened up a contest for the post.
Scott has announced that he’s seeking to run the influential panel after the current chair, Rep. Collin Peterson of Minnesota, lost Tuesday to his Republican challenger, Michelle Fischbach. Peterson had served for nearly three decades in Congress and is a fixture in the agricultural community.
A state official in Arkansas who's led a national effort to limit damage from a controversial herbicide has recently found his tractors damaged and hay bales burned.
The Trump administration has been buying food from farmers and getting it to food banks. Food banks, however, say the program was not set up to deliver food efficiently.
Rattan Lal, an Indian-born scientist, has devoted his career to finding ways to capture carbon from the air and store it in soil. Today, that idea has a catchy name: regenerative agriculture.
Farmworkers in Washington state have gone to court to demand overtime pay. Coronavirus outbreaks in agricultural communities have focused new attention on working conditions and pay on farms.
Woodstock resident Kirk Buchholz said he received two separate packages of seeds from China in the last month.
America's vast fields of corn and soybeans have displaced wildlife and polluted waterways. Farmers could help solve those problems, but often don't, in part because they rent that land.
Georgia Public Broadcasting’s new series What You Need To Know: Coronavirus provides succinct, fact-based information to help you get through the...
Today on Political Rewind , Georgia agriculture takes a hit from the coronavirus. Farmers face concerns over exposure to the virus and uncertain...
Economic growth is slowing down because of worries about international trade, according to the University of Georgia College of Agriculture and...