Incorporating some of the nutritious skins in the spread appeals to those who like natural products, researchers say
Peanut skins, which are removed and discarded in the peanut butter manufacturing process, are high in antioxidants and fiber.
The new insurance policy replaces current peanut crop provisions
U.S. Department of Agriculture officials say peanut grower boards, including the Peanut Commission in Georgia, helped develop the policy.
Breat cancer is the No. 2 killer of women who die from some form of cancer
For the fifth year, The Herald, as well as www.albanyherald.com, is going pink to promote breast cancer awareness as well as help raise funds for the Cancer Coalition of South Georgia.
Farmers hesitant to change when corn prices low
Sugar beets could be a feed option for cattle, according to John Bernard, dairy cattle specialist with the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences in Tifton. Cows like the beets, they are easily digestible and can be used as an energy source.
Albany, Southwest Georgia unemployment rates at 9.2 percent and 9.1 percent, respectively
There were 60,500 jobs in Albany in August, unchanged from July, but down from 60,900 in August 2013. Most of the jobs were lost in trade and transportation and with the federal government, labor officials said.
Things to do over the next seven days in Metro Albany and Southwest Georgia
Booking signing today by interior design expert Jennifer Boles; Dougherty County Sheriff Kevin Sproul speaks at Albany Civicl Rights Institute's monthly Community Night on Thursday; Theatre Albany opens its "Odd Couple (Female Version)" production Friday; wildlife comes to the Flint RiverQuarium Saturday while Plains celebrates peanuts and Tifton hosts a two-day truck and tractor pull.
The State of the College at Albany Tech is set for this morning.
Lowering of Lake Blackshear will start Nov. 1; UGA unveils Michael Adams portrait Friday; Nine members of Georgia congressional delegation named Friend of Farm Bureau.
A listing of key votes from last week by the Georgia senators and representatives in Congress
There were 11 key votes in the House and five in the Senate last week.
The list includes Baker County's K-12 School, which was nearly shut down by the state three years ago.
State Department of Education designates seven southwest Georgia schools as Highest-Progress Schools.
Pursuit of the largest grant the council has received from a private foundation took two years to complete
The announcement is made Thursday morning at the council’s Kay Hind Senior Life Enrichment Center, where the Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Ballroom was being dedicated.
Volunteers of the Pleasant Grove Baptist Church spend a year making crosses painted pink and blue to protest the 4,000 abortions conducted daily in the United States. Church officials say the display is not intended to attack or belittle any woman who has had an abortion.
New book recounts the 200-year history of Southwest Georgia's freedom struggle.
Historian Lee Formwalt delivers “Looking Back, Moving Forward,” a history of Albany and southwest Georgia’s civil rights movement
With rain in the forecast, temperatures are expected to dip 5-10 degrees from current levels
A break in the heat next week is not a signal of an early arrival of autumn.
The following is a list of events happening in metro Albany and Southwest Georgia this week.
For the past two decades, the use of the waters of the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint water basin has beed tied up in litigation.
Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint Stakeholders attempting to find a solution among Georgia, Alabama and Florida for fair use of the basin’s water