A sharp increase in pet ownership during COVID-19 has contributed to an exodus of vets from the farm sector as they opt for better paying and less dangerous "companion" animal practices.
The rules were changed a few years ago. And it's created a stink among some farmers, their neighbors and environmental advocates.
The group Swayam Shikshan Prayog, which will be recognized today at the U.N. COP27 summit, focuses on the restoration of livelihoods, especially for women, amid the negative impacts of climate change.
Students in metro Atlanta schools get the chance to mingle with barnyard animals and learn about food production as part of a new USDA initiative to get young Georgians interested in agriculture.
Democrats plan to spend $20 billion to help rural communities address the climate crisis. There's little sign the infusion of money will reshape politics in areas that traditionally vote Republican.
A bipartisan group of state lawmakers who serve on agricultural committees in the House and Senate met Tuesday at the Georgia National Fairgrounds and Agricenter in Perry, which drew hundreds of lobbyists, ag industry leaders and producers from across the state.
Georgia’s rural economy is being buffeted by national and global headwinds — inflation, supply chain disruptions, trade wars, droughts across the globe, the COVID pandemic and the war in Ukraine — that are making it harder for farmers to make ends meet, an agricultural economist said Tuesday.
The omnibus law that began 90 years ago as crop supports now has an impact far beyond the farm, with programs to create wildlife habitat, address climate change and run the nation’s largest federal nutrition program.
Volatility in the price of cotton is causing worry among many Georgia cotton growers.
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Researchers across Georgia are trying to address mental health in the agriculture community, but the stigma associated with the topic is a major obstacle.
The right amount of heat is needed to raise good watermelons. But there’s been too much, too soon in Georgia this summer.
The 2022 honoree is Cynthia Rosenzweig, whose computer modeling shows the impact on global crops. She talks about her "aha" moment, a big surprise in her findings and her plans for the $250,000 prize.
A controversial bill that proponents say is meant to keep farmers out of court has again collided with private property concerns and fears the measure will make way for large-scale industrial farms.
For decades, they've been told to rip out the Guiera senegalensis shrub. But now there's a new philosophy: The scrappy green plant could be the key to a better harvest.