Posted: 06/11/2013 - U.S. Sen. Jeff Sessions issued the following statement after voting against the final passage of the Senate Farm Bill.
Posted: 05/22/2013 - The Senate has rejected a Republican amendment to turn the federal food stamp program over to the states.
Updated: 03/01/2013 - Local farmers are already preparing for spring planting. Many are hoping irrigation means more money come harvest.
Posted: 02/21/2013 - Currently, 56 percent of the continental U.S. is covered by a drought in one of the three worst stages.
Posted: 02/11/2013 - The Georgia Peanut Commission will hold its annual Research Report Day this week.
Posted: 02/11/2013 - With spring on the horizon, entomologists predict that swarms of kudzu bugs will be out in force soon.
Posted: 01/29/2013 - Today, U.S. Representatives Martha Roby (R-AL) and Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (D-GA) announced the re-formation of the Congressional Peanut Caucus for the 113th Congress.
Posted: 01/28/2013 - Officials say exports are the key to increasing sales for Georgia's agricultural industry.
Posted: 01/24/2013 - A bill filed this week by Rep. Martha Roby (R-AL) would allow more farmland to be used for production rather than lay dormant in the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Conservation Reserve Program (CRP).
Posted: 01/05/2013 - A farm in Piedmont has started delivering produce to people receiving government assistance.
Posted: 12/15/2012 - Rural lawmakers are shopping around for a late compromise on a farm bill to protect them.
Posted: 12/13/2012 - 2012 is set to be a record year for peanut yields, but it's not all good news for farmers.
Posted: 12/11/2012 - State agriculture officials say Alabama's record yields in cotton, soybean and peanut crops in 2012 helped to offset lower than average corn yields.
Updated: 12/03/2012 - About 1,700 Alabama farmers gave Ozark watercolor artist Jack DeLoney a standing ovation this morning as the famous painter of agricultural scenes received the Alabama Farmers Federation's Image of Agriculture Award.
Posted: 11/14/2012 - Leaders in Georgia's agriculture industry are urging farmers to get ready for a pending tax break.
Updated: 10/09/2012 - While it may be harvest time for peanuts and cotton, one up and coming crop still has a few more weeks before it's ripe.