agriculture

Screven County Farmer Elected Chairman of the Georgia Peanut Commission

Joe Boddiford, peanut farmer from Sylvania, Georgia, was elected chairman of the Georgia Peanut Commission during the February monthly board.

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Agriculture researcher predicts ‘perfect storm’ for high grocery prices nationwide

(The Center Square) – The cost of farming will remain volatile next year, and high grocery prices with it, according.

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Fourth grader’s 109-pound watermelon wins Georgia 4-H Watermelon Growing Contest

Madelynn Murphy, a fourth-grade 4-H’er from Appling County, earned a sweet victory in the 2022 Georgia 4-H Watermelon Growing Contest with a.

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Farm groups ask Biden to secure border, enforce U.S. immigration laws

By: Bethany Blankley (The Center Square) – The Texas Farm Bureau and 50 other state and national farming organizations have.

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COLUMN: Arguments for Minority Farmer Debt Relief Program Resemble Payback, Abuse More Than Reparations

The following column is an opinion piece and reflects the views of only the author and not those of TheGeorgiaVirtue.com..

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$4 Billion in Payments to ‘Erase Debt’ of “Socially Disadvantaged” Farmers to Be Issued Next Month

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is planning on rolling back almost $4 billion in debt owed by minority farmers. The.

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Trucking Rates for Produce Up 70% from 2020

It now costs 70% more to haul produce to its final destination than it did at this time in 2020,.

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Bill Regulating Tractors on Roadways Passes Out of Committee

A bill that would place the authority of tractor travel enforcement in the hands of a state agency was approved.

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2021 Vidalia Onion Crop Expected to Be Slightly Better Than 2020

It’s just about that time – Vidalia onion season in southeast Georgia! 2020, despite everything else, yielded a great Vidalia.

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