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Science and Feelings Vary in GMO Debate

Genetically Modified food (GMO foods)One topic we are hearing a lot about is GMO labeling, and many in agriculture have concerns with individual state laws instead of a national policy. Chris Galen, senior vice-president of communications with the National Milk Producers Federation, says the science is very clear when it comes to GMO’s but not all agree with it.


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Helping Lawmakers Understand TPP

Sabrina Hill

Sabrina Hill

The 2016 presidential campaign season has sharpened the rhetoric on trade deals, putting pressure on politicians and administration officials. Sabrina Hill has more.


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New Intern to Promote Georgia Beef This Summer

Taylor Martin

Taylor Martin

For some college students, summer is underway. And for Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College student Taylor Martin, that means her summer internship with the Georgia Beef Board and Georgia Cattlemen’s Association has started.


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Florida Beef Producer Hosts Farm to Fork Tour

Roy Petteway

Roy Petteway

Farm to Fork tours were started to help get more information about the beef industry out to influencers. And such an event took place Tuesday at Petteway Citrus and Cattle in Zolfo Springs.


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Second Annual 30-day Protein Challenge

beef-checkoff-logoThe Beef Checkoffs “Beef, It’s What’s for Dinner” brand is launching their second annual 30 Day Protein Challenge.


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BQA Certifies 2,000 Producers during Free Certification Campaign

bqa-logoNearly 2,000 producers from across the country became Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) certified, thanks to the recent on-line “free-certification” period supported by Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. (BIVI).


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Report Finds U.S. Livestock Production Small Contributor to Air Emissions

Groups opposed to modern livestock production, including the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS), like to blame cows, pigs, sheep and chickens for contributing significantly to greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs). But a recent report says otherwise.


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Agriculture Groups Push for FOIA Exemption

Language exempting checkoff programs from federal public records law was added to the pending Fiscal Year 2017 Ag Appropriations bill after a coalition of agriculture groups lobbied for the addition.


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Milk Producers Federation Concerns with GMO Labeling

nmpfGMO labeling continues to be a major discussion for many in agriculture. And Chris Galen, senior vice-president of communications with the National Milk Producers Federation, explains the concerns they have with it.


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Organic Food Supplies Not Meeting the Growing Demand

Organic market fruits and vegetablesWe can buy organic foods in many more stores today, but supplies are not keeping up with the demand. Gary Crawford has this report.


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Bama’s Best Beef Contest Continues

aca-bamas-best-beef-2016We’ve been talking the past few weeks about Bama’s Best Beef Contest. And Erin Beasley, director of consumer marketing for the Alabama Cattlemen’s Association, gives us an update on where things stand with that contest.


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Florida Beef Month Underway

fbcMay is Florida Beef Month, and Ashley Hughes with the Florida Beef Council says there will be a lot of beef promotional events taking place this month.


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