FGCU Looks at Ag’s Future in South West Florida

Katherine Citrus

In this report Howard Fench, Professor at Florida Gulf Coast University explains a study he presented at the GCGA Annual Meeting in early June about the economic viability of agriculture in Southwest Florida. Report (2:00 mp3) Sponsoring this news report:

AL Livestock Market Report

Randall Alabama, Cattle

Alabama Department of Agriculture’s Dyan Kennedy has a run-down of this week’s cattle market numbers from across the state.  Report (1:00 mp3)

Major Production Area for Blueberries

Dan Agri View

Everett Griner ask an important question.  Do you want a different fruit tree in your yard?  Blueberries are becoming the thing to grow in the southeast.  Everett Griner looks at this and tells us why it is better here than out west.  Report (1:00 mp3)

IRCL Makes Recommendation for Box Tax Proposals

Katherine General

In this report, Southeast AgNet’s Gary Cooper reports from the Indian River Citrus League, as he speaks with IRCL Chairman Nat Roberts about what the board decided to recommend to the Florida Department of Citrus for this years box tax. Report (2:00 mp3)