Rgn’l Fruit & Veggie Conference Draws Growers, Exibitors, Political Leaders

Gary Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Specialty Crops, Vegetables

A record number of attending growers and exhibitors turned out for the 2007 Southeast Region Fruit and Vegetable Conference in Savannah, GA the first weekend of January. Also on hand to discuss the issues were numerous industry and political leaders. In this report, GA Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association Executive Charles Hall (photo on left) discusses some of the critical …

Dade County FL Farmers Reminded About Water Permits

Gary Florida

This in from our friends at Dade County Farm Bureau: Reminder to all agricultural land owners: Please make application for your water use permit by February 28, 2007. The link provided herein contains good information on obtaining, renewing and modifying water use permits.

Indian River Growers Headline Top Quality Crop

Katherine Citrus

Gary Cooper reports that there is good news for grapefruit growers this season as they look at their best crop in years. The basis for this report is a news release sent out this week by the Indian River Citrus League. Report (2:00 wma)

2007 Beef Cookoff

Cindy Beef

“Seize Life” is the theme of the 27th National Beef Cook off to be held this September in Chicago. The Cook off will include four new categories to emphasize beef’s role in a healthy lifestyle and to get kids involved. More information on the Beef Cook off, which is funded by the one dollar per head beef checkoff is available …

Southeast Cattle Producers Urged to Join In

Randall Cattle

Cattle producers from across the Southeast are urged to become involved in the NCBA and a good place to start is the Annual Cattle Industry Convention & Trade Show coming up later this month in Nashville.  Report (1:30 wma)