A plant pathologist at the University of Georgia Tifton campus is using a grant from the Georgia Farm Bureau to study a bacterial disease that is harming the state’s blueberry crops.
Jonathan Olive... more »
Farmers, ranchers and many others involved in U.S. agriculture are welcoming an announcement of a mini-trade deal between the United States and Japan, a long-time, steady customer of U.S. ag products.... more »
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue recently announced further details of the $16 billion package aimed at supporting American agricultural producers while the Administration continues to work ... more »
Patricia Glynn Tillman, an Agricultural Research Service entomologist in Tifton, Georgia, is focused on finding natural ways to control stink bugs in a region where the invasive brown marmorated sti... more »
On Oct. 10, 2018, Hurricane Michael made landfall near Mexico Beach, Florida, as a Category 5 hurricane, with peak, sustained winds estimated at 160 mph. It was the strongest hurricane on record to ... more »
Crawford County peach farmer Robert Dickey has been named the 2019 Georgia Farmer of the Year.
A fourth-generation farmer, Dickey manages approximately 1,000 acres of peaches and 3,000 acres of timbe... more »
The Georgia Fruit & Vegetable Growers Association released a statement regarding a visit by the state's specialty crop interests with congressional representatives in Washington, D.C.
"A delegation r... more »
Just weeks after Hurricane Michael blew across southwest Georgia, area farmers have moved from a state of shock into full recovery mode.
Before dealing with their own losses, many farmers in Decatu... more »