013/06. Information And Education
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These published bulletins show the department's involvement in every phase of agriculture, from the preparation of the soil to the marketing of the products and animals. Many of the bulletins document laws and regulations applicable to agricultural products.
These bulletins were published in newspaper format once a week. The content often takes the form of advertisements offering to buy or sell agricultural labor, equipment, livestock, seed, plants, game, poultry, handicrafts, hay, feed, grain, and other agricultural products. Other subjects included are advice on when to plant certain crops, various federal programs available to farmers and strike news.
These statistical reports indicate the volume of fertilizers of various formulas utilized by farmers in all of Georgia's 159 counties. The frequency of publication of these reports varies over the years. In the earlier years reports were issued twice a year, but beginning in 1962, monthly reports were published while the semi-annual total reports were continued.
These single-page mimeographed market reports published by the Department's Market News Service indicate the Georgia f.o.b. dock quoted prices and the supply of broilers and fryers and the estimated volume of slaughter for the day or week. Often two days' reports are issued on one page. At least once a week a note is included on the Arkansas poultry market as well.
This series consists of a 16 mm, single-reel film promoting the Georgia State Farmers Market in Forest Park, Georgia.