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Georgia Department of Agriculture

The Georgia Department of Agriculture was established in 1874. We are the oldest state department of agriculture in the United States. Tyler Harper is the current Commissioner.

The Georgia Department of Agriculture helps farmers, consumers, and businesses. We regulate animals, food, fuel, plants, soil, and pesticides produced or sold within the State of Georgia.

Georgia Department of Agriculture

The Georgia Department of Agriculture was established in 1874. We are the oldest state department of agriculture in the United States. Tyler Harper is the current Commissioner.

The Georgia Department of Agriculture helps farmers, consumers, and businesses. We regulate animals, food, fuel, plants, soil, and pesticides produced or sold within the State of Georgia.

Spotlight

GATE Program

The 2023 GATE season is open. You can apply for a new 2023 - 2025 GATE card or renew a GATE card that is about to expire.

Georgia Hemp Program

Learn about the Hemp program in Georgia.

Apply or renew for 2023 here.

Avian Influenza

IMPORTANT! Learn how to protect your flocks from Avian Influenza. GDA's Avian Influenza page has resources, current news, and other information about this disease.

Internship Applications

The GDA is accepting student Internship applications for Summer 2023. The deadline to apply is February 10th.

Recalls and Alerts

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Almondy

Almondy is initiating a recall of a limited quantity Almondy Chocolate cake with Daim 14.1oz as a...

Snack Innovations Inc.

Snack Innovations Inc. of Piscataway, NJ is issuing a voluntary recall on several batches of...

SkinnyDipped

SkinnyDipped  is voluntarily recalling a limited quantity of SkinnyDipped® Dark Chocolate Cocoa...

Industry News

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Tyler Harper - 17th Commissioner of Agriculture

On January 12th, 2023, Tyler Harper was sworn in as the 17th Commissioner of Agriculture for the...

Specialty Crop Block Grant Program (SCBGP)

The Georgia Department of Agriculture is pleased to announce the competitive solicitation process to...

2023 Georgia Grown Symposium

The Georgia Grown Agriculture Commodity Commission and the Georgia Department of Agriculture are...

GDA Notice of Non-Discrimination

Non-Employee Discrimination Complaints: The Georgia Department of Agriculture does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability, age or sex in the administration of its programs or activities. To learn more, or file a complaint, visit our Title VI page If you need translation assistance to communicate with the Georgia Department of Agriculture, please call (866) 243-3193.

Comunicado Contra la Discriminacion

Quejas por discriminación contra quienes no son empleados: El Departamento de Agricultura de Georgia no discrimina por motivos de raza, color, origen nacional, discapacidad, edad o sexo en la administración de sus programas o actividades. Para obtener más información o para presentar unaqueja, visite nuestra página del Título VI para asistencia en español: (866) 243-3193