Joy of Soy Foods

Randall Weiseman Field Crops

Consumption of soy foods is soaring as more and more are produced. Report (1:00 wma)

FL Biofuels Conference Planned

Randall Weiseman Florida, General

Florida Agriculture Commissioner Charles Bronson is planning to get the players together to get serious about producing ethanol and biodiesel from crops and waste products in Florida. The biofuels conference is planned for August 31 – September 1 in Orlando. Report (1:00 wma)

Weathering the Storm in Denim

Randall Weiseman Cotton

Cotton Incorporated has come up with a new fabric finish for denim that makes it water resistant but still comfortable. Report (1:00 wma)

Sweet Disaster Aid For Sugar Cane

Randall Weiseman Sugar

Disaster aid for agriculture was cut from $3.8 billion to just $500 million in the emergency supplemental appropriations bill out of conference committee, but sugar cane was a winner. Report (1:00 wma)

Peanut Crop Update

Randall Weiseman Peanuts

Tyron Spearman has a look at where this year’s peanut crop stands at this point.  Report (1:04 wma)

Sugar Cane Gets Disaster Aid

Randall Weiseman Sugar

Congressman Mark Foley (FL-R) is pleased that the 2006 emergency supplemental appropriations bill passed by Congress includes $40 million in disaster aid for sugar cane producers in Florida affected by recent hurricanes. Here is an interview with Congressman Foley about the measure. Report (3:00 wma)