BASF announce Sparks, GA site expansion

Release: RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, August 25, 2020 – BASF announced today the expansion of its Sparks, Georgia facility. The company invested approximately $70 million in capital improvements to produce seed treatment formulations that will…

GDA warns against unsolicited seed packages from China

Release: Unsolicited Packages of Seeds from China The Georgia Department of Agriculture (GDA) has been notified that several Georgia residents have received unsolicited packages containing seeds that appear to have originated from China. Recipients are…

USDA announces final ‘2020 Dietary Guidelines Advisory’ report

Release: Scientific report and public comments will in form upcoming Dietary Guidelines for Americans  WASHINGTON, July 15, 2020 – The U.S Department of Agriculture (USDA) today posted the 2020 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee’s final scientific report, an objective review of the latest available…

GA Ag Commissioner disappointed in ruling

Release: Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Disappointed with Dicamba Ruling Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Gary W. Black is asserting his displeasure at the decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit to vacate dicamba registrations.…

GDA’s Georgia Grown To-Go Markets Expand

Release: Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Announces Georgia Grown To-Go Program As part of the Georgia Department of Agriculture’s (GDA) “Buy Georgia Grown, Now More Than Ever” campaign, Georgia Grown is partnering with local governments to connect produce farmers directly to consumers…