In this week’s pod cast, the April Citrus Crop Forecast Update is released, the NRCS explains it’s involvement with hurrican cleanup, and Florida continues it’s research with veal, along with other headlines from throughout the week. To hear Florida’s weekly reviews subscribe to our podcast .
Here’s the weekly “Ag Watch” from Florida Farm Bureau’s Legislative office in Tallahassee, a wrap up of week SIX in this year’s Session. FFBF Ag Watch (pdf file).
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)
The Georgia Cotton Commission has made final decisions on research projects to fund for 2008. Report (1:00 wma)
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)
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 â€¦and on the web site of our Division of Forestry: http://www.fl-dof.com/. Report (1:00 wma)
Everett Griner tells us what this difference is, in laymanâ€™s terms of course, and what the changes are that are coming. Report (1:00 wma)
According to U.S. Agriculture Secretary Mike Johanns,Â those in agriculture areÂ not the only ones hoping to secure funding. Â Report (1:00 wma) Â
A fund has been set up by the Alabama Cattlemen’s Foundation to help aÂ bull rider injured at the Southeastern Livestock Exposition Rodeo in Montgomery. Â Report (:45 wma)
A bill that would require ammonium nitrate fertilizer facilities and the peoeple who purchase it to register is making progress in the House. Â Report (:35 wma)