Fans of Georgia peaches may have a tough time finding them this summer as a mix of long-term climate trends and a spate of bad weather added up to an almost entire loss of the state’s crop.
A fresh batch of federal funding is being made available to Georgia farmers who are in the process of transitioning to organic crop production and seeking USDA organic-certified status. The deadline to apply is June 15.
Lineage Logistics said it chose Port Wentworth due to its close proximity to the Port of Savannah.
The cold weather across much of Georgia this week is worrying local growers, but many are optimistic that this year's fruit harvests will survive. Meanwhile, U.S. Sen. Jon Ossoff is pushing for the state to build its citrus sector.
Amid high egg prices, social media users are claiming that common chicken feed products are preventing their own hens from laying eggs. But experts say high egg prices are caused by bird flu and inflation. And while feed quality can affect egg production, there are more mundane explanations for backyard flock owners' reported low egg yields.
In Gwinnett County, Peachtree Farms is providing job opportunities for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities to work with produce and animals.
Tankers hauling mystery sludge have been a common — and unwelcome — sight in rural counties, thanks to the state’s soil amendment program and industrial companies looking to get rid of smelly waste.
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.