Agri View: Holstein Cows

Dan Agri View, Cattle, Dairy

Everett Griner talks about Holstein cows in today’s Agri View. Everett fills us in about what really distinguishes these cows from others. Holstein Cows I don’t know how many breeds of cows there are in the world, but I know that the Holstein is the most recognizable. Their black and white markings make them easy to recognize them. It is …

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Weekly Livestock Market Report

Dan Alabama, Cattle, Florida, Georgia

Here are the weekly livestock market reports for Alabama, Florida, and Georgia, for the week ended June 15, 2018, compiled by the Livestock Market News Service for all three states. AL Livestock Market Report: AL Livestock Market Report At Alabama Livestock Auctions for the week ended Jun 15, 2018, receipts at 21 markets totaled an estimated 10,900 head compared to …

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Brand New Georgia Forage Website

Dan Cattle, Industry News Release, Research

The University of Georgia Forage Extension program has a lot of information on its website, so transitioning their site to a new format has been a major undertaking. But it was recently announced that the final product of months of work have come to fruition. The brand new georgiaforages.com website transition is complete and the new site is up and running. If you spent …


Gov. Ivey Signed a Proclamation Encouraging Beef for Father’s Day

Dan Alabama, Beef, Industry News Release

Gov. Kay Ivey signed a proclamation Wednesday, May 30 encouraging Alabamians to eat beef for Father’s Day. The Beef for Father’s Day campaign began in 1955 as the first beef promotion effort of the newly-formed Alabama CowBelles Association. A gubernatorial proclamation has been signed each year since along with a presentation of steaks to the governor in office. Pictured L-R …


Senate Agriculture Committee Approves Farm Bill

Dan Dairy, Farm Bill, Industry News Release, Legislative

Enhances Dairy Safety Net The National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF) commended the leadership of the Senate Agriculture Committee for crafting a bipartisan Farm Bill that contains beneficial provisions for America’s dairy farmers. Following passage by a margin of 20-1, the bill now moves to the full Senate for consideration. The Senate Farm Bill contains enhancements to the dairy Margin Protection …

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USDA Extends Application Deadline for Dairy Margin Protection Program to June 22

Dan Dairy, Industry News Release

Re-enrollment Continues Through June 22, Dairy producers urged to act now U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue announced the re-enrollment deadline for the Margin Protection Program (MPP) for Dairy will be extended until June 22, 2018. The new and improved program protects participating dairy producers when the margin – the difference between the price of milk and feed costs – falls …


Alabama Cattlemen Watching Elections

Dan Alabama, Cattle

Primary elections took place last week in Alabama, and candidates who moved on to the runoff elections are busy campaigning. Alabama Cattlemen’s Association Executive Vice President Erin Beasley knows those elections coming up on July 17 will be very important for producers in the state. Alabama Cattlemen Watching Elections


Dietitian Educating Florida Consumers About Beef Industry

Dan Beef, Florida

The Florida Beef Council added a new person to its team last fall to help with promoting the beef message to consumers. Sarah Krieger, a Registered Dietitian, recently took part in a tour in Nebraska and explains how it is helping her educate consumers in Florida. Dietician Educating Florida Consumers about Beef Industry