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Sunbelt Expo Hosts Southeastern Farmer of the Year Luncheon

Dan Alabama, Florida, Georgia

The Swisher Sweets Sunbelt Expo Southeastern Farmer of the Year luncheon took place today during the annual Sunbelt Ag Expo in Moultrie, Georgia. This year’s selection was chosen from representatives in 10 southeastern farming states. This year’s winner was Robert Mills Jr. from Callands, Virginia. But Southeast AgNet’s Randall Weiseman talked with the representatives from Alabama, Florida, and Georgia. Alabama – Chris …

Tropical Storm Nate Causes Crop Quality Coincerns

Dan Alabama, Cotton, Peanuts, Soybeans, Weather, Wheat

Soggy cotton and waterlogged peanuts have farmers concerned about crop quality in the wake of Tropical Storm Nate, which brought 35 mph winds and torrential rain to parts of Alabama last week. It’s too early to accurately calculate yield loss from the storm, though farmers like Dallas County’s Wendy Yeager say damage was less than anticipated. “I expected it to …

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Weekly Livestock Market Report

Dan Alabama, Cattle, Florida, Georgia

Here are the Alabama, Florida, and Georgia livestock market reports for the week ended October 13, 2017, compiled by the Livestock Market News Service for all three states.   AL Livestock Market Report: At Alabama Livestock Auctions for the week ended October 13, 2017, receipts at 21 markets totaled an estimated 12,300 head compared to 14,874 last week and 18,124 …

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Southern Region October Crop Production

Dan Alabama, Corn, Cotton, Crop Forecasts, Field Crops, Florida, Georgia, Peanuts, Soybeans, Wheat

The Southern Region October Crop Production has Corn production in the United States is forecast at 14.3 billion bushels, down 6 percent from last year. Based on conditions as of October 1, yields are expected to average 171.8 bushels per acre. Soybean production is forecast at a record high 4.43 billion bushels, up 3 percent from last year. All cotton …

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Weekly Livestock Market Report

Dan Alabama, Cattle, Florida, Georgia

Here are the Alabama, Florida, and Georgia livestock market reports for the week ended October 6, 2017, compiled by the Livestock Market News Service for all three states.   AL Livestock Market Report: At Alabama Livestock Auctions for the week ended October 6, 2017, receipts at 21 markets totaled an estimated 14,900 head compared to 14,757 last week and 14,514 …