Today’s issue of Southeast AgNet This Week includes a report on University of Florida/IFAS researchers being harassed as well as a few issues being found in Southeastern peanut fields. Want to learn more? Click here to subscribe and view the current issue.
Alabama’s Best Steak Contest has now moved to the bracket challenge portion of the contest, and Erin Beasley with the Alabama Cattlemen’s Association says many folks have voted in the quest to find the best ribeye steak in Alabama.
Dairy groups are commending senators for their work in increasing market access to US dairy in Canada and Japan. The National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF) and the U.S. Dairy Export Council (USDEC) this week thanked a bipartisan group of 22 senators for urging the Obama administration for Read the rest of this entry »
Today’s issue of Southeast AgNet This Week includes news on expanded crop insurance options and reports from the Southern Peanut Growers Conference. Want to learn more? Click here to subscribe and view the current issue.
Erin Beasley with the Alabama Cattlemen’s Association has worked various times with high school culinary teachers and students in the state providing information about beef. But she says they now have something new to help in these efforts.
A Florida rancher will be talking about the beef industry this week at a national culinary event being held in Florida. Ashley Hughes with the Florida Beef Council says this is a great opportunity to get the beef message out to a large group of people.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has released its semiannual cattle inventory, and it shows the number of cattle and calves in the United States as of July 1 is at 98.4 million head, 2 percent above the 96.3 million on July 1 of last year.
In this week’s “Getting to know your beef checkoff” brought to you by your beef checkoff, Robert Fountain Jr. from Adrian, Georgia, talks about the Beef Industry Long Range Plan presented at last week’s Cattle Industry Summer Conference.
Today’s issue of Southeast AgNet This Week includes reports on how lower gas and oil prices are helping farmers and on new funding for University of Florida faculty. Want to learn more? Click here to subscribe and view the current issue.
The Georgia Beef Board is scheduled to meet later this week during the Georgia Cattlemen’s Association Summer Conference. Suzanne Bentley has a look at that meeting along with information about a recent meeting she attended to help spread the healthy beef message.
Each month, the National Milk Producers Federation reports on the latest key dairy economic data, and highlights the most important trends. Topics covered include commercial use of dairy products, U.S. exports and imports, and milk and dairy product production and prices.
WASHINGTON, D.C., July 14, 2015 – American Farm Bureau Federation President Bob Stallman announced today that he will not seek reelection in January 2016 following 16 years at the helm of the nation’s largest, most influential general farm organization. Stallman, a cattle and rice producer from Columbus, Texas, is the 11th president during AFBF’s almost 97-year history. Read more on Stallman’s departure.
Today’s issue of Southeast AgNet This Week includes a report on preparing for the possible return of avian influenza this fall as well as details on how Cuban agriculture could affect Florida. Want to learn more? Click here to subscribe and view the current issue.
A big event has been taking place in Orlando this week, where the Florida Beef Council has been able to talk about the healthy aspects of beef. It’s an event Ashley Hughes says has allowed the Florida Beef Council to get that message to many people.
Trade with other countries is of course very important to agriculture as a whole. And a trade deal linking 40 percent of the global economy remains on track for a potential agreement, as the 12 nations negotiating the Trans-Pacific Partnership are slated to meet later this month for the last round of talks.