posted on July 26, 2013 at 11:09 AM
ATLANTA (AP) — What is the most valuable fruit crop produced in the Peach State?
This is not a trick question, but you may want to pause a second before answering.
Ready? It's the blueberry.
Georgia is famous as a major producer of the...
posted on January 25, 2013 at 1:37 PM
Farmers around the country have long claimed the federal guest worker program is difficult to use and doesn't provide workers when they need them.
posted on September 28, 2012 at 12:38 PM
Previously, Georgia food inspectors aimed to inspect each food manufacturing facility once every six months.
posted on September 7, 2012 at 11:47 AM
Government officials who approved financing for a failed south Georgia ethanol fuel plant that cost taxpayers at least $75 million did so despite repeated warnings and strong opposition by some of the federal overseers who reviewed the projected.
posted on November 23, 2011 at 3:19 PM
It may sound completely nuts, but Georgia farmers say they're busy guarding against a proliferation of pecan thieves.
posted on July 1, 2011 at 1:07 PM
ATLANTA (AP) -- A federal judge on Monday temporarily blocked parts of Georgia's strict new law targeting illegal immigration from taking effect, including a provision that authorizes police to check the immigration status of suspects without...
posted on June 24, 2011 at 1:06 PM
LESLIE, Ga (AP) -- It's 3:25 p.m. in a dusty cucumber field in south Georgia. A knot of criminal offenders who spent seven hours in the sun harvesting buckets of vegetables by hand have decided they're calling it quits - exactly as crew leader...
posted on May 20, 2011 at 3:05 PM
LYONS, Ga (AP) -- Signs point to an exodus in Vidalia onion country.
posted on April 15, 2011 at 3:04 PM
ATLANTA (AP) -- Gov Nathan Deal says he'll sign a tough immigration measure passed by the Georgia Legislature that includes elements similar to a contentious law enacted in Arizona last year.
posted on January 4, 2008 at 8:01 PM
ATLANTA (AP) - This year was almost one for the record books, but then it rained.
posted on December 14, 2007 at 8:12 PM
(AP) Congress plans to extend a disaster relief deadline so farmers hit by drought this year can get cash assistance to offset losses, Democratic lawmakers said.
posted on November 9, 2007 at 8:11 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Under a plan brokered by the Bush administration, the Army Corps of Engineers would hold back more water in Georgia lakes as the governors of drought-stricken Georgia, Florida and Alabama work toward a water-sharing agreement.
posted on November 2, 2007 at 12:11 AM
(AP) A reservoir supplying the region's water could be within three months of drying out amid a historic regional drought, or it could still have enough water to last until next summer.
posted on June 1, 2007 at 8:06 PM
ATLANTA, Georgia (AP) - Neighbors are turning in neighbors for violating water restrictions, farmers are jittery about crops and churchgoers are praying for rain as Georgia suffers through one of its worst droughts in decades.
posted on April 21, 2006 at 8:04 PM
The Vidalia onion is enjoying one of its best seasons in years.