013/06. Information And Education
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Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: Created: 1917-1974
Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: Created: 1945-1981
Dates: Created: 1948-1954
Scope and Contents This series was evidently published quarterly by the Department to inform Georgia farmers as to Georgia agriculture and its allied subjects. The publication is divided into four chief parts: Part I contains summaries of reports from the state Department of Agriculture and affiliated bureaus and divisions; Part II is a farmer's cyclopedia of information useful to farmers; Part III contains facts on the counties of the State with emphasis on agriculture products and markets; and Part IV is a...
Dates: Created: 1930
Scope and Contents This series contains all the news releases issued by the Press Secretary's Office of the Georgia Department of Agriculture. Included are the regular news releases with the specific communications media to which the story was released indicated in the upper right hand corner of the sheet; letters of transmittal, often with some explanation as to why the story is being released and how it should be featured; and the press-ready news releases. This last-named form is actually a publication in...
Dates: Created: 1972-1980
Scope and Contents On February 14, 1974 the Georgia Department of Agriculture observed the one hundredth year of its existence in a ceremony held in the Rotunda of the State Capitol. The material contained in this series consists of the memorabilia from this ceremony which includes the following: a copy of the Program; a copy of the April 22, 1926 issue of the "Market Bulletin"; a copy of the resolution passed by the General Assembly which recognized and commended the Georgia Dept. of Agriculture on the occasion...
Dates: Created: 1974
Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: Created: 1957-1974
Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: Created: 1973-1982
Scope and Contents These publications are annual compilations of several bulletins and reports published at various times throughout the year by the department. Included are: reports and messages directed to the farmers from the Commissioner of Agriculture and other division and bureau chiefs; recommendations as to crops to plant; answers to questions from Georgia farmers; and seasonal reports and illustrations. These volumes served in the early years of the Department as a combination of annual reports to the...
Dates: Created: 1890-1983
Scope and Contents This series consists of miscellaneous publications from the various divisions within the Department of Agriculture, all directed toward the average consumer. These small leaflets usually deal with one subject; their topics range from the methodology of enforcing the various official standards such as weights and measures to the Fuel and Measures Standards Division to giving the consumer new ideas on a basic theme (such as the recipes from the Commodities Promotion Section). These folders are...
Dates: Other: Majority of material found in after 1969
Scope and Contents This series contains a variety of publications released serially at varying intervals. Before the advent of the Georgia Official and Statistical Register in the early 1920s, the Department of Agriculture supplied the state with publications similar to the Register in informational content. Besides the expected prose and statistical reports on all phases of agriculture in the state, these publications might contain information about: history of Georgia; general sketch of the state; geological...
Dates: Created: 1900-1940
Scope and Contents This monthly newsletter was published by the employees of the Department. Each of the five agriculture districts in Georgia had its own field editor who collected news locally and sendy it to the Atlanta office for publication. The articles are largely concerning personnel matters with personal notes on various employees and announcements of interest concerning training sessions, employee suggestions, etc. There is usually a feature on an employee of the month always accompanied by a...
Dates: Created: 1971-1984
Scope and Contents This series consists of a 16 mm, single-reel film promoting the Georgia State Farmers Market in Forest Park, Georgia.
Dates: Created: before 1978