Ga Dept of Agriculture

 

Market Bulletin FAQs

How do I submit an ad to the Farmers and Consumers Market Bulletin?

There are three ways to submit your ad:

Fax: (404) 463-4389
Mail: Att: Market Bulletin
19 Martin Luther King Jr. Dr. SW
Atlanta, GA 30334-4250
Online: http://www.forms.agr.georgia.gov/MBADS/

If your online ad is transmitted successfully, you will receive a six-digit confirmation number. If you do not receive that number, your ad did not transmit successfully.

Please be aware of special licenses and reports required for ads submitted in certain categories. Learn more about our advertising requirements here.

I just sold the item I am advertising in the Market Bulletin. How do I cancel that ad?
Please call us at (404) 656-3722 during regular business hours, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday – Friday, to cancel an ad or make a change.

There is a mistake in my ad. What do I do?
Please call us at (404) 656-3722 during regular business hours, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Monday – Friday. We will run the corrected ad twice more in the appropriate category. We will also run it once in the Corrections category.

How many words am I allowed to use in my ad?
The maximum word limit for most ads is 20 – including your name, city and contact info – with the exception of our special ad categories, which allow 30: Farm Services/Farm Services Wanted (published in the first issue of every month); Farmland Rent/Lease or Farmland Rent/Lease Wanted (published in the last issue of every month); Handicrafts (published in the second issue of every month); and Farmland for Sale (published once in the Spring and once in the Fall).

How often can I run my ad?
All ads are scheduled to run for two consecutive issues, except Farmland for Sale ads, which run once.

How do I submit an item for the Bulletin Calendar of Events?
Mail your calendar entry to the address above or email it to jay.jones@agr.georgia.gov. You may also fax your notice to us using the fax number above. Calendar items must be submitted at least two weeks prior to the publication date of the paper.

Calendar announcements must include the following information: Date of the event, Organization sponsoring the event, Name of the event, Address where the event will be held, and Contact/registration info (phone number, website and/or email address)

How do I submit an item to the Livestock Sales and Events Calendar?
Follow the same procedure above. Notices for auctions selling items other than livestock must include the auction license number of the principal auctioneer or auction firm conducting the auction, per regulations of the Georgia Secretary of State. Notices without this information will not be published.

For other questions about the Bulletin Calendar of Events and/or the Livestock Sales and Events Calendar, please contact Associate Editor Jay Jones at (404) 656-3722.

Is there a fee to advertise in the Market Bulletin?
Classifieds are free to subscribers. An annual subscription to the paper costs $10 and includes online access.

How do I subscribe to the Farmers and Consumers Market Bulletin?
You may subscribe online using a Visa or MasterCard; by calling our Consumer Call Center at (800) 282-5852; or by mailing this form along with your check or money order for $10 to:

Georgia Department of Agriculture
Att: Market Bulletin
P.O. Box 742510
Atlanta, GA 30374