Georgia’s peanut harvest is later than usual. Farmers say it’s all due to the weather over the past several months
This week on Georgia in Play, host Leah Fleming takes a look at two major pieces of policy in Georgia — our six-week abortion ban, and an omnibus voting bill that critics say limit access for disenfranchised voters.
What began as a movement of farmers opposed to environmental rules is now one of the country's dominant political parties. The nation's agricultural exports are second only to the United States.
Middle Georgia’s peach growers, who have been devastated by a harvest ruined by bad weather, have little in the way of financial recourse to offset their losses.
Beekeepers lost nearly half of their honeybee colonies last year. Without bees, farmers can't grow the fruits and plants that feed us. So farmers are working harder to get their crops pollinated.
Farmers in Arizona are facing the brunt of climate change as the Colorado River experiences shortages. Even in rural and conservative areas, most agree something needs to change.
The bill asks to create a fund to purchase conservation easements for agricultural land.
White farmers' suits blocked a USDA program and led to a race-neutral approach.
An NPR data analysis shows Black farmers were accepted for USDA direct loans at a lower rate than other racial groups in 2022. Direct loans are supposed to be among the easiest for farmers to get.
Harvesters, processors, manufacturers and others in the food chain have three years to comply with the new record keeping system, effective next month
Attracting a younger generation is key to building a sustainable food system, but getting access to land is a huge barrier to entering farming, according to a new survey.
The new collection of bookable stays is meant in part to raise awareness of the history and present-day needs of Black farmers.
The Russia-Ukraine war pushes up the price of natural gas, a key ingredient in fertilizer, and has led to severe sanctions against Russia, a major exporter of fertilizer.
Agricultural groups, which represent the state’s largest industry, argue the state has changed in the last 40 years – with subdivisions popping up in previously agricultural areas – and the law should reflect that while protecting the investments of producers.