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Augusta protest by animal activists called off

...news conference, said under new contracts being drafted, any registered nonprofit group licensed by the state department of agriculture can sign up to get custody of the animals as long as they are spayed or neutered. Under the arrangement, the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-07-11/augusta-protest-animal-a
Climate change brings heat, mosquitoes, other summer dangers

...poison ivy is one that responds really well to it, said Dr. Lewis Ziska, a plant physiologist with the U.S. Department of Agriculture who has studied the impact of climate change for about 25 years. It also causes the plants to produce a stronger...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-01/climate-change-brings-heat-m
Home for Good Dog Rescue co-founder makes accusations against director of Augusta Animal Services

...follow through with sterilization.According to Mark Murrah, the companion animal manager for the Georgia Department of Agriculture, shelters can indeed adopt unaltered animals to rescues under contract and still refuse to contract with individual...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-08/home-good-dog-rescue-co-foun
Sign of summer: Fruit, vegetables filling Augusta markets, stands

...which hit harder than even the ice storm in February, said Amy London, marketing specialist for the state department of agriculture.More than 10 early varieties of peaches were destroyed by the freeze and farmers were set back almost two...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-06-19/sign-summer-fruit-vegetables-
Georgia Department of Agriculture slow to verify status of workers

ATLANTA - A recent audit found Georgia's Department of Agriculture didn't use a federal database to determine whether new employees were eligible to work there, a requirement under a state law...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-01-04/georgia-department-agricultur
54 defendants charged in $18 million food stamp fraud scheme in Georgia

...fraud upon the WIC and Food Stamp programs.Karen Citzen-Wilcox, the special agent in charge of the U.S. Department of Agriculture Office of Inspector General, said the investigation and prosecution "should send a strong zero-tolerance...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-06-10/54-defendants-charged-18-mill
Your Money: Do your homework when hiring pest control professionals

...information regarding the status of pest management companies. In most states, the regulatory agency is the State Department of Agriculture. REACH KELVIN COLLINS, THE PRESIDENT/CEO OF THE BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU OF CENTRAL GEORGIA AND THE CSRA INC...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-06-01/your-money-do-your-homewor
George Kelly

...fluently. After graduating from the University of Georgia Law School, he practiced as an attorney at the U.S. Department of Agriculture before entering the Foreign Service in 1960. During a career that spanned 26 years, he served at diplomatic...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000171115432
Welfare Nation: "Farm Bill" is what's wrong with America

...grape soda was created in the late 1930s for poor people to purchase food considered "surplus" by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. President Johnson made it part of his "Great Society" in 1964 and it's been hanging around ever since...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/damon-cline/2014-05-25/welfare-na