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Agriculture - Administrative Division - Public Information News Releases

Identifier: 013-12-038

Scope and Contents

This series consists of documents relating to the distribution of information to the news media and the public from the Georgia Department of Agriculture. A sampling of publicity contained in the news releases includes: legislation passed requiring farmers to install anti-siphoning devices on irrigation systems; the licensing of pet and exotic bird breeders and dealers; records of crops produced in Georgia; a halt in licensing of roadside seafood peddlers; the requirement of fumigation of California fruits and vegetables; changes in regulations concerning the sale and movement of adult cattle which have been vaccinated for brucellosis; emergency regulations requiring wholesale and retail sellers of kerosene to identify the fuel by grade on all dispensing equipment and containers; a major livestock show in Ecuador and Venezuela; failure of the U.S. entering into a long term sales agreement with the Soviet Union; and the opening of the Georgia tobacco markets.


  • Created: 1981-1982


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Arrangement Note

The news releases are foldered by year and arranged chronologically thereunder.

Agriculture - Administrative Division - Public Information News Releases
Georgia Archives
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Part of the Georgia Archives Repository

5800 Jonesboro Rd
Morrow GA 30260 United States