SUMMER DROUGHT MAY AFFECT HALF OF STATE’S PEANUT…

TIFTON -- Georgia's non-irrigated peanuts may have a very low yield potential due to a prolonged summer drought, said University of Georgia Extension peanut agronomist Scott Monfort. "I think with the non-irrigated acres for most…

Georgia sports car maker expresses optimism

Walter C. Jones, Morris News Service for Valdosta Today ATLANTA -- Georgia may be the site of Kia Motors’ assembly plant and the North American sales office for Porsche, but the one homegrown carmaker is…

Georgia Factories Continue Growth

ATLANTA -- Georgia factories are continuing their expansion, according to a new report that also points to further growth in the overall state economy. The Purchasing Managers Index for the state compiled by the Econometric…

Proposed new EPA pesticide rules are toxic, say…

ATLANTA -- Georgia agricultural leaders say a proposal by the EPA to implement a lot of new rules for handling pesticides could be toxic to the state's farms. The Environmental Protection Agency proposed the new…