FL Legislative Update

Cindy Florida, General

Florida Farm Bureau’s Ben Parks gives an update on the Senate’s new proposals for property tax reform and progress on ag sales tax exemption bills. Report (1:00 wma)

WHIP For Quail

Cindy Alabama, General, USDA-NRCS

Landowners who would like to see more Bobwhite Quail on their property can get some cost share help from the Alabama USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program. Report (1:00 wma)

Wildfire Danger

Chuck FL Commissioner Report

Florida Agriculture Commissioner Charles Bronson talks aabout the danger of wildfire and safely burning yard trash. More information about wildfire awareness can be found at the following web address: http://www.doacs.state.fl.us/press/2007/04032007.html …and on the web site of our Division of Forestry: http://www.fl-dof.com/. Report (1:00 wma)

USDA Competing for Dollars

Randall General

According to U.S. Agriculture Secretary Mike Johanns, those in agriculture are not the only ones hoping to secure funding.  Report (1:00 wma)  

Fertilizer Bill Passes Committee

Randall General

A bill that would require ammonium nitrate fertilizer facilities and the peoeple who purchase it to register is making progress in the House.  Report (:35 wma)