The Five a Day Food Program

Dan Agri View

When was the last time you ate an apple, banana, or an orange. Everett Griner tells us what we are doing with the food pyramid and what is happening to us in the process.  Report (1:00 mp3)

Highlands Citrus Growers Support FDOC OJ Tax Proposal

Gary Cooper Citrus, Florida

In these two reports, Highlands County Citrus Growers Association Executive Ray Royce explains the feelings of his group in their support of FDOC grower tax proposals for the upcoming 2007-2008 harvest season. Report (2:00 mp3) Report (2:00 mp3)

NCBA Watching Energy Proposal Debate

Randall Weiseman Cattle, Livestock

Many in the livestock industry, including the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, will be watching the debate this week in the Senate concerning the proposed energy plan.  Report (:40 mp3)

Way Down Upon

Cindy Florida, General, USDA-NRCS

The Suwannee River Partnership is an example of outstanding leadership and personal stewardship in achieving results through cooperative conservation, according to Florida state conservationist Niles Glasgow. Report (2:00 mp3)

Cotton Still Not Planted

Cindy Cotton, Georgia

The deadline for planting under crop insurance has passed now and Richey Seaton with the Georgia Cotton Commission says growers continue to evaluate their options with only 88 percent of the crop planted as of Sunday. Report (1:00 mp3)

House Farm Bill Plans

Cindy Cotton, General

Dr. Bill Norman with the National Cotton Council comments on House agriculture committee leadership plans for the 2007 farm bill. Report (1:00 mp3)