Local Food Purchase Assistance

USDA Announces Its Local Food Purchase Assistance Cooperative Agreement with Georgia?

Dan Georgia, Georgia Department of Agriculture (GDA), USDA-AMS

(USDA-AMS/WASHINGTON/Sept. 14, 2022) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) announced it has signed a cooperative agreement with Georgia under the Local Food Purchase Assistance Cooperative Agreement Program (LFPA). Through LFPA, the Georgia Department of Agriculture (GDA) seeks to purchase and distribute locally grown, produced, and processed food from underserved producers. “USDA is excited to partner with …

Commodity Commission

Georgia Agriculture Commodity Commission Makes Appointments

Dan Beef, Cattle, Cotton, Field Crops, Georgia, Georgia Department of Agriculture (GDA), Soybeans

The Georgia Department of Agriculture (GDA) has announced their Commodity Commission Ex Officio Committee recently made several appointments of individuals to serve on various Georgia Agricultural Commodity Commissions. They include: Equine Commission – Cassie Harper and Beth Williams were appointed. Barbara Kelly chose not to be reappointed. Beef Commission – Allen Wiggins, Ernie Ford, Calhoun County, and Chuck Joiner were appointed. Chairman …