Georgia: USDA OKs Hemp Plan; License Applications Open March 23 Mar 12, 2020

    🕔Mar 12, 2020
    The USDA has approved the Georgia Hemp Plan, which allows the Georgia Department of Agriculture (GDA) to begin the process of accepting online applications for hemp grower licenses on March […]

    Georgia: Farm Bankruptcies Increased in 2019 Feb 11, 2020

    🕔Feb 11, 2020
    The number of Georgia farmers who filed for Chapter 12 bankruptcy in 2019 increased by 57.7% over 2018, according to U.S. court documents and analysis by the American Farm Bureau […]

    Georgia Pecans Enter Taiwanese Market Dec 9, 2019

    🕔Dec 9, 2019
    Georgia pecans are headed to Taiwan and are expected to enter retail stores there by mid-December. The pecan purchase from a grower in Ocilla is a direct result of bilateral […]

    Georgia Peanuts: NASS Increases Production Forecast Nov 21, 2019

    🕔Nov 21, 2019
    Georgia peanut producers’ yields are looking better than previously thought, according to the November Crop Production Report from the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS). Georgia’s 2019 peanut crop is […]

    Georgia: Frequently Asked Questions About the GATE Program Dec 6, 2018

    🕔Dec 6, 2018
    Q: How do I apply for the GATE Certificate? The Georgia Department of Agriculture accepts online applications. To apply online, visit here. Cooperative Extension offices and County Farm Bureau offices […]

    Georgia Peanut Farmers Applaud Revision of Seg. 2 Peanuts Sep 1, 2016

    🕔Sep 1, 2016
    The Georgia Peanut Commission and the Georgia Farm Bureau applaud the efforts today of the Peanut Standards Board which voted to raise the grading score used to classify farmer stock […]

    Georgia Farm Bureau 78th Annual Convention, Jekyll Island, Dec. 6-8 Nov 30, 2015

    🕔Nov 30, 2015
    Georgia Farm Bureau (GFB) members will travel to Jekyll Island for the organization’s 78th annual meeting December 6-8. Highlights of the convention will include speeches by Governor Nathan Deal and […]


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