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From the American Soybean Association:
ST. LOUIS (Sept. 18, 2014) – In response to yesterday’s decision by the U.S. Department of Agriculture to deregulate Dow’s 2,4-D-resistant Enlist Duo soybeans, the American Soybean Association issued a statement cheering the move and calling on the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to now quickly finalize the label for the new low-volatility Enlist Duo herbicide that can be utilized with these soybeans to control resistant and difficult to manage weeds. ASA also called upon foreign markets where U.S. soybeans are exported to Read the rest of this entry »
From the Cattlemen’s Beef Board:
The Cattlemen’s Beef Board will invest about $39 million into programs of beef promotion, research, consumer information, industry information, foreign marketing and producer communications in fiscal year 2015, if this week’s recommendation of Read the rest of this entry »
Today’s issue of Citrus Industry This Week features information on financial assistance for citrus growers from USDA, a report on citrus land values in Florida and the debut of the new Captain Citrus. Want to learn more? Click here to subscribe free and view the current issue. Click here to subscribe to the monthly Citrus Industry magazine.
The National Chicken Council used an article by Reuters this week as an opportunity to reiterate the fact that the majority of antibiotics approved for use in raising chickens are not used in human medicine, and those that are will be phased out for growth promotion purposes by December, 2016.
The number of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus cases is dropping according to reports from American and Canada growers.
Everett Griner talks about the increase of home-made beer and wine in today’s Agri View.
Tallahassee, FL – Following the announcement from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to provide financial assistance to thousands of citrus growers across Florida who have lost trees to citrus greening, Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam released this statement:
“I appreciate the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s support for Florida growers and our entire citrus industry, which contributes $9 billion to our economy and supports 75,000 jobs. Citrus greening is responsible for the loss of millions of trees across the state and the Read the rest of this entry »
More information is available on the Florida Cattlemen’s Association website.
From Florida Citrus Mutual:
LAKELAND, FL. (September 17, 2014) – Florida Citrus Mutual commends the U.S. Department of Agriculture for announcing a program Wednesday designed to encourage growers to re-plant citrus.
As part of the Tree Assistance Program (TAP), eligible growers can cost share with the USDA for diseased tree removal, re-planting including labor and nursery trees. The TAP is only available to Florida growers.
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Efforts are underway to protect crops biologically, as Cindy Zimmerman has the details.
In this weeks “Getting to know your beef checkoff” brought to you by your beef checkoff, did you know the checkoff has programs that range from working with youth all the up to those who work with beef everyday? Jimmy Holliman from Dallas County, Alabama has seen it do just that and is pleased with what the checkoff does.
To learn more about your beef checkoff go to mybeefcheckoff.com.
And you are invited to experience the sights and sound of a restored wetlands on Archbold in a Read the rest of this entry »
New numbers show peanut exports were up in July, as Tyron Spearman has the details.
From the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services:
Tallahassee, FL – The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services announced today that the Florida Fruit & Vegetable Association joined the department’s “Fresh From Florida” membership program on behalf of its more than 250 members.
The “Fresh From Florida” marketing program promotes Florida products through a variety of initiatives, including advertising and national and international food shows. The Florida Fruit & Vegetable Association (FFVA) joins thousands of “Fresh From Florida” members, including the Read the rest of this entry »
USDA announced this week that they will be awarding $15.7 million in Conservation Innovation Grants to 47 organizations. And Natural Resources Conservation Service Chief Jason Weller says one of those funds is the National Grazing Lands Coalition.
Everett Griner talks about agriculture facing the blame game again in today’s Agri View.
Today’s issue of Southeast AgNet This Week features details on conservation grants for Florida and Alabama as well as the latest cotton crop report. Want to learn more? Click here to subscribe and view the current issue.
If you own a smart phone, then you have access to a new app which can help identify weeds you are trying to control. Cindy Zimmerman has the details.