Ga Dept of Agriculture


Emergency Information

Click below to visit our emergency information page for the most up-to-date information and how to keep yourself and your animals safe.

Visit the Emergency Response Center

Further Inquiries

For press inquiries about Georgia Department of Agriculture Emergency Response contact:
Communications Office
(404) 656-3689


Emergency Response Media Center

The Department of Agriculture works with state, federal and industry partners to support the safety and comfort of Georgia citizens, evacuees, and all livestock and companion animals.

GDA’s Emergency Response Hotline: 1-855-491-1432

Press Kit

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Breaking News

OCTOBER 30, 2018

Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Gary W. Black Issues Statement on Latest Georgia Forestry Commission’s Estimation of $762,683,909 in Losses from Hurricane Michael

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OCTOBER 26, 2018

Georgia Using New Technology for Food Facility Assessments after Hurricane Michael

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OCTOBER 24, 2018

USDA: Hot Foods Purchases Approved for SNAP Recipients in 23 Georgia Counties

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OCTOBER 23, 2018

Governor Deal to call for special legislative session

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OCTOBER 17, 2018

Early Estimates for Agricultural Losses are Staggering

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