cattle inventory livestock market report

Weekly Livestock Market Report

Dan Alabama, Cattle, Georgia

Here are the Alabama and Georgia livestock market reports for the week ending August 18th, compiled by the Livestock Market News Service for both states.   AL Livestock Market Report: At Alabama Livestock Auctions for the Week ended August 18, 2017, receipts at 21 markets totaled an estimated 16,200 head compared to 14,377 last week and 14,291 a year ago. …

washington

Dairy Farmers of Canada in Washington, D.C. to Defend Supply Management System

Dan Dairy, Industry News Release, Trade

Representatives of a dairy industry group from Canada were visiting Washington, D.C. this week to support the nation’s dairy supply management system. Dairy Farmers of Canada made the visit as negotiations were getting underway on the North American Free Trade Agreement modernization effort between the U.S., Canada, and Mexico. The dairy sector is not a part of the current edition …

farm program

Deadline Approaching for Producer Feedback on FARM Program Resources and Tools

Dan Dairy, Industry News Release

Dairy producers have until Sept. 10 to complete a survey asking about their perceptions of the National Dairy Farmers Assuring Responsible Management (FARM) Program and how it can continue to improve the resources it offers farmers. The voluntary survey, conducted by the FARM Program in conjunction with Colorado State University, probes producers’ knowledge of FARM and the value it provides …

wotus

EPA Administrator Asks Cattlemen to Submit WOTUS Comments

Dan Cattle, Industry News Release, Industry Videos-Promoting Agriculture, Water

The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association released a video featuring Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt, in which Pruitt urges farmers and ranchers to submit official comments on the repeal of the Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule before the Agency’s deadline of Monday, Aug. 28, 2017. “When comments are made a part of a record – as rule-making – we have an …

fda

FDA Relaxes Restrictions on Ultra-Filtered Milk

Dan Dairy, Industry News Release, Trade

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is easing its policy on some domestic milk products, making a change the dairy industry has pushed for over the last 20 years. Trade tension with Canada brought the issue to the forefront. Earlier this year, Canada changed policy and stopped importing ultra-filtered milk from the U.S. As a result, many American milk processors …

region roundup series

GCA Region Roundup Series Starts Next Week

Dan Cattle, Georgia

The Georgia Cattlemen’s Association (GCA) wants to remind all members that the 2017 Region Roundup series will take place at four locations across the state starting next week. GCA Executive Vice President Will Bentley invites cattlemen and women across the state to attend the meeting nearest them.   All meetings will begin at 6 p.m. and a supper will be …