Freezes Damage Louisiana Sugar Cane

Randall Weiseman Sugar

Three freezes in one week and a late harvest are causing some serious problems for the Lousiana sugar cane crop. Report (:45 wma)

Florida NRCS Batching Deadline Friday

Randall Weiseman Florida, General, USDA-NRCS

Friday is an important deadline for Florida farmers and ranchers who hope to participate in some major USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service programs next year, according to state conservationist Niles Glasgow. Find out about Florida NRCS programs at www.fl.nrcs.usda.gov  Report (1:00 wma)

December is Tree Planting Time

Randall Weiseman Alabama, Forestry, General, USDA-NRCS

It’s tree planting time in Alabama and state forester Tim Albritton says USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service has some programs available to assist landowners. Find out about Alabama NRCS programs at www.al.nrcs.usda.gov. Report (1:00 wma)

Dinner on Yara Ammonia Ship Educational and Unique

Gary Cooper Citrus, Florida, General, Specialty Crops, Vegetables

I thought I’d give our website visitors an exclusive preview of my column to appear in the January issue of Citrus Industry Magazine. Several members of our Southeast AgNet/Citrus Industry Magazine/AgNet OnLine team spent this past Sunday learning a lot about the fertilizer and ammonia industries, and enjoying food and fellowship aboard one of the world’s leading ammonia transfer ships …

AL Beef Marketing Plan Ready to Go

Randall Weiseman Alabama, Beef, Cattle

Plans for the beef checkoff have been made as the 2007 beef marketing plan is in place and ready to go for the staff of the Alabama Cattlemen’s Association.  Report (1:00 wma)