GDA regulates certain types of agriculture-related warehouse as well as any companies who deal in or distribute agricultural products. Regulation protects the Georgia producers who store their commodities at the warehouses or sell them to dealers..
Commercial agricultural storage facilities in the state are licensed, bonded, and inspected for inventory quantity and quality compliance. The regulated warehouses are cotton, grain, and tobacco. Dealers for these products are also required to have licenses.
Dealers in Agricultural Products
Non-warehouse facilities that GDA regulates include all businesses or individuals purchasing agricultural products (fruits, vegetables, eggs and pecans) from or selling for Georgia producers. Livestock and equine dealers are also covered.
- Cotton Warehouses
- Cotton Dealers
- Grain Warehouses
- Grain Dealers
- Tobacco Warehouses
- Tobacco Dealers
- Dealers in Agricultural Products
- Brokers and Sales Agents of Agricultural Products
- Distributors of Agricultural Products
- Livestock/Equine Sales Establishments
- Livestock/Equine Dealers
- Livestock/Equine Brokers and Livestock Sales Agents
Agricultural producers with a non-payment complaint against one of our licensed facilities can notify us using our online form.