Early forecasts for 2016 are calling for more beef output and lower cattle prices. When it comes to dairy, operators will be churning out a lot of milk this year but getting a little less money for it. With more on this story here’s Gary Crawford.
Today’s issue of Southeast AgNet This Week includes an interview about the Florida Cattlemen’s Association’s Legislative Quarterly Meeting, as well as information about the upcoming Georgia Peanut Farm Show. Click here to view this weeks issue. Want more? Click here to subscribe.
Georgia Beef Board executive vice president, Will Bentley, talks about how the board is working with teachers and students in efforts to promote beef to those who will be using it in career and family meal plans in years to come.
A brand new promotion designed to help push more beef in Alabama got underway this week. Alabama Cattlemen’s Association’s director of consumer marketing, Erin Beasley, says it began on Monday.
In this week’s recap of agricultural news from around the Southeast, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack explains why TPP is good for American agriculture, what cotton producers might expect here in 2016, how the number of producers renting farmland is increasing and more.
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Today’s issue of Southeast AgNet This Week includes cotton production numbers from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service, as well as an overview of the Southeast Regional Fruit and Vegetable Conference. Click here to view this weeks issue. Want more? Click here to subscribe.
We told you last week that the Georgia Beef Board had recently hired Kaytlyn Malia as its new director of public relations and industry information. Kaytlyn told me she is excited to be chosen for this position.