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Storing Fresh Herbs

Dried fresh herbs are stored in linen bags
Cathy Isom tells us how to keep those fresh herbs around long after they’ve been picked. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Hear Cathy’s report and learn more.

Peanut Candy Usage is Up

halloween-peanut-candyUSDA’s latest Peanut Stocks and Processing Report indicates that peanut candy usage is up. Tyron Spearman has the new numbers.


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More Volatility Ahead for Cattle Markets

cattlefaxCattlefax CEO Randy Blach recently spoke at the Kansas Livestock Convention about volatility in the cattle markets, including what’s causing the downturn and what to expect in the months ahead.

Cattle producers have recently seen higher prices after a two-year price drop of more than 40 percent. An Ag Web dot com article says 750-800 pound steers brought $125.19 per hundredweight last month. Prices climbed to $134.38 last week. However, Blach said the rally may Read the rest of this entry »

Kubota Begins Construction on Major Expansion of its National Distribution Center in Georgia

kubota-tractorKubota Tractor Corporation announced last week it has begun construction on an important 617,865 sq. ft. expansion of its National Distribution Center here in the Southeast. It will all take place on the company’s existing property in Jefferson, Georgia, adjacent to the Kubota Industrial Equipment (KIE) facility off of I-85 North.


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Proposed Tax Regulation a Threat to Future Cattle Farms

beef-usa-logoThe U.S. Treasury Department recently proposed a rule change that would lower or even eliminate valuation discounts on family-owned entities. Last week, the Internal Revenue Service hosted a forum to discuss the potential change this week.

At the forum, National Cattlemen’s Beef Association Vice President Kevin Kester said that will discourage families from expanding and Read the rest of this entry »

Florida Commissioner’s Spotlight – Ag Environmental Awards

Adam Putnam

Adam Putnam

On this week’s Commissioner’s Spotlight, Florida’s Commissioner of Agriculture Adam Putnam talks to Franko Galoso about the 2016 Agricultural-Environmental Leadership Award winners.


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To learn more about the winners click, 2016 Agricultural-Environmental Leadership Awards.
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Food Production Impact

food production grocery-store-shelves-empty
Everett Griner talks about the effects of changing food production to what is being advocated in today’s Agri View. Hear Everett’s report and learn more.

Ag in Review for the Week Ending December 2, 2016

Agnet_logo_at_150_dpiIn this week’s recap of agricultural news from around the Southeast, we talk about divvying up water in a river system, have information about the Georgia Dock chicken-pricing index, look at the latest Peanut Stocks and Processing Report, talk about deer, dairy farming Read the rest of this entry »

Weekly Livestock Market Report

Here are the Alabama and Georgia cattle market reports for the week ending December 2nd, compiled by the Livestock Market News Service for both states.

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Edible Plants You Re-Grow

edible plants
Cathy Isom has tells you about some of the edible plants you can re-grow over and over. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Hear Cathy’s report and learn more.

Peanut Stocks Update

peanut-warehouseUSDA’s latest Peanut Stocks and Processing Report was released this week, and Tyron Spearman reports that peanut stocks in commercial storage as of the end of October is down 8 percent.


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Rising Milk Prices and Falling Feed Costs Helping Dairy Producers

dairy cows in milking parlorFour straight months of rising milk prices and three straight months of falling feed costs have brought some financial relief to U.S. dairy producers from the tough conditions of early last summer. According to the National Milk Producers Federation – Dairy Management Incorporated November Dairy Market Report, the average all-milk price moved from $14.50 per hundredweight last May to Read the rest of this entry »

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