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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

150th anniversary

Celebrating our 150th anniversary, the Georgia Department of Agriculture, established in 1874, stands as the United States first State Department of Agriculture.

GATE Program

The 2024 GATE season is now open!

Apply for a new 2024 - 2026 GATE card here.

2024 Hemp Program Updates

The 2024 hemp renewal window is open. Submit annual reports and renew 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.

Recalls and Alerts

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RAW FARM, LLC

RAW FARM, LLC has agreed to initiate a recall of certain lots of RAW FARM- brand Raw Cheddar cheese...

Fratelli Beretta USA, Inc.

Fratelli Beretta USA, Inc., a Mount Olive, N.J. establishment, is recalling an undetermined amount...

Rizo-López Foods and Fresh Creations Foods, along with the FDA, have issued a recall of all Chicken...

Industry News

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Animal Disease Traceability provides important tool for livestock protection

The current Animal Disease Traceability (ADT) program began in 2013 by the U.S. Department of...

2024 Georgia Grown Executive Chef Program

The Georgia Department of Agriculture's Georgia Grown program has partnered with the Georgia...

GDA internship program for 2024 is accepting applications

The Georgia Department of Agriculture is accepting applications to its 2024 Internship Program for...

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.

 

Designees for Service of Process for Civil Actions:
Garrett Hollis, Director of Legal Services
Arlene Wilkinson, Attorney
Erik Krogh, Attorney

Office Address for Service of Process for Civil Actions:
19 Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive S.W.
Atlanta, Georgia 30334