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Alabama Beef Discussed at School Program

Erin Beasley

Erin Beasley

The Alabama Cattlemen’s Association took part in a recent event where they were able to talk beef at a school program. Erin Beasley was pleased with the discussions.


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Florida Beef Council Promoting Burger Trail

Ashley Hughes

Ashley Hughes

Ashley Hughes with the Florida Beef Council has information about a fun beef promotion this month called the “Tallahassee Burger Trail.”


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Pleased with May Beef Month in Georgia

Suzanne Bentley

Suzanne Bentley

May Beef Month in Georgia has wrapped up, and Suzanne Bentley with the Georgia Beef Board says they are pleased with the way the annual promotion went this year.


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FACT SHEET: Over 150 Animal and Health Stakeholders Join White House Effort to Combat Antibiotic Resistance

FROM THE WHITE HOUSE:

As part of the continued effort to combat antibiotic resistance, today the Obama Administration is convening a “White House Forum on Antibiotic Stewardship” to bring together key human and animal health constituencies involved in antibiotic stewardship—the development, promotion, and implementation of activities to ensure the responsible use of antibiotics. As part of the event, more than 150 food companies, retailers, and human and animal health stakeholders will highlight commitments to implement changes over the next five years to slow the emergence of resistant bacteria and prevent the Read the rest of this entry »

What the Federation of State Beef Councils Does

Jennifer Houston

Jennifer Houston

Not every producer is familiar with what the Federation of State Beef Councils is all about so Jennifer Houston, their vice chairman, explains what they do.


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Beef Checkoff Rev It Up Challenge Voting Begins Next Week

cbb-my-beef-canThe Beef Checkoff’s Rev It Up My ROI Checkoff Challenge is wrapping up as starting next week, it will be time to vote for the winner. Voting opens Monday, June 1 and ends at midnight on Sunday, June 7 and the winner will be announced June 8. For more information, visit www.MyBeefCheckoff.com.

Producer is Big Fan of the Beef Checkoff

www.mybeefcheckoff.comIn our weekly “Getting to know your beef checkoff” brought to you by your beef checkoff, Randy Moody from Madison County, Alabama encourages beef producers need to be involved and know what their checkoff is doing.


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To learn more about your beef checkoff, go to mybeefcheckoff.com.

Southeast AgNet This Week: Certify Conservation Compliance by June 1

Southeast-AgNet-THIS-WEEK-sToday’s issue of Southeast AgNet This Week includes details on an upcoming important deadline for producers. Want to learn more? Click here to subscribe and view the current issue.

Georgia Beef Month Winding Down

Suzanne Bentley

Suzanne Bentley

It’s the last week of May Beef Month in Georgia, but Suzanne Bentley with the Georgia Beef Board says there’s still a lot happening.


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Incredible May Beef Month in Florida

Ashley Hughes

Ashley Hughes

As the month winds down, Ashley Hughes with the Florida Beef Council says it has had an incredible May Beef Month this year.


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Emerging Animal Ag Issues Tackled at Summit

Kay Johnson Smith

Kay Johnson Smith

The Animal Ag Alliance recently held their 2015 Stakeholders Summit in Kansas City, Mo. where efforts were made to bring emerging issues to discussion. AgWired’s Jamie Johansen was there and talked with president of the organization, Kay Johnson Smith.


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Florida Commissioner’s Spotlight: Increased Florida Ag Exports

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Adam Putnam

On this week’s Commissioner’s Spotlight, Florida’s Commissioner of Agriculture Adam Putnam talks to Franko Galoso about how Florida Ag Exports increased to $4.1 billion in international agricultural trade.


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You can follow Florida Commissioner Adam Putnam on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Discover more by visiting FreshFromFlorida.com.

Groups Praise Senate Passage of Trade Promotion Authority

After the U.S. Senate passed Trade Promotion Authority legislation (S. 995) Friday evening, many ag groups and Agriculture Secretary Ton Vilsack released statements praising this action: Read the rest of this entry »

First 2016 Dairy Supply and Demand Forecast

dairy cows in milking parlorUSDA says dairy growers will produce more milk next year, but also see stronger prices due to increased demand. With more on that story here’s Rod Bain.


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Beef Checkoff Programs Educate Producers and Consumers

www.mybeefcheckoff.comIn this week’s “Getting to know your beef checkoff” brought to you by your beef checkoff, Caleb Beason from Russellville, Alabama knows the beef checkoff does a lot to help educate both producers and consumers.


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To learn more about your beef checkoff, go to mybeefcheckoff.com.

Southeast AgNet This Week: Asking for COOL Repeal; Ag Careers

Southeast-AgNet-THIS-WEEK-sToday’s issue of Southeast AgNet This Week includes details on pork and beef producers’ request to repeal country-of-origin labeling (COOL) and a report on the growing opportunities in agricultural careers. Want to learn more? Click here to subscribe and view the current issue.

Florida Beef Council Social Media Giveaway

Ashley Hughes

Ashley Hughes

Ashley Hughes with the Florida Beef Council has details about a social media giveaway it is conducting during May Beef Month in Florida.


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Promoting Georgia Beef Month in Various Ways

Suzanne Bentley

Suzanne Bentley

Georgia Beef Board’s Suzanne Bentley has an update on what is taking place this week in conjunction with May Beef Month in Georgia.


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Pleased with Alabama Beef Tour

Erin Beasley

Erin Beasley

The Alabama Cattlemen’s Association’s Erin Beasley has information about a tour conducted this past weekend.


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Georgia State Beef Checkoff Doing Well

John Callaway

John Callaway

John Callaway, chairman of the Georgia Agricultural Commodity Commission for Beef, says the new Georgia State Beef Checkoff is doing well.


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More Red Meat and Poultry Production Projected for 2016

USDA released their monthly World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report this week and when it comes to the livestock, poultry and dairy section, total U.S. red meat and poultry production in 2016 is projected to be above 2015.


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Goat Milk

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Everett Griner talks about a new health fad challenge in today’s Agri View.


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Record Number of Producers Become BQA Certified

bqa-logoMore than 2,100 producers across the United States became certified for free through the checkoff-funded Beef Quality Assurance program, supported by Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica this year.


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Beef Producer Knows Value of Beef Checkoff

www.mybeefcheckoff.comIn this week’s “Getting to know your beef checkoff” brought to you by your beef checkoff, Randy Fordham from Royston, Georgia is someone who truly believes in what the checkoff does for producers.


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To learn more about your beef checkoff, go to mybeefcheckoff.com.

Southeast AgNet This Week: Final Cotton Numbers; Conservation Project

AgNet This Week

Today’s issue of Southeast AgNet This Week includes details on the final 2014 cotton numbers and information on a multi-state nationally funded Regional Conservation Partnership Program. Want to learn more? Click here to subscribe and view the current issue.

Florida Beef Month Going Well

Ashley Hughes

Ashley Hughes

May Beef Month continues in Florida, and Ashley Hughes with the Florida Beef Council is pleased with the ways things have gone thus far.


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Georgia May Beef Month Promotions Continue

Suzanne Bentley

Suzanne Bentley

May Beef Month continues across Georgia as various promotional events are taking place. Suzanne Bentley with the Georgia Beef Board says efforts include taking culinary students on a farm tour.


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Cattlemen’s Beef Board Positions Open

USDA is looking for nominations to serve on the Cattlemen’s Beef Board. Any beef producer in the U.S. who owns cattle, or an importer who imports cattle or beef is eligible. All eligible producers or importers are encouraged to seek nomination by June 5th. Vacancies are available in many states, including the Southeast Unit covering the states of Alabama, Georgia, and Read the rest of this entry »

Dairy Producers Urged to Help with Passage of Trade Promotion Authority Bill

The National Milk Producers Federation is encouraging dairy producers to contact Congress and urge their representatives to pass long-awaited new Trade Promotion Authority legislation as a way to secure trade agreements that deliver positive results for U.S. dairy farmers.


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Florida Commissioner’s Spotlight: “Don’t Pack a Pest” Campaign

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Adam Putnam

On this week’s Commissioner’s Spotlight, Florida’s Commissioner of Agriculture Adam Putnam talks to Franko Galoso about the “Don’t Pack a Pest” campaign, which urges visitors to help prevent unwanted pests and disease from entering Florida.


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To learn more click, Don’t Pack a Pest.

You can follow Florida Commissioner Adam Putnam on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Discover more by visiting FreshFromFlorida.com.

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