With President Bush calling for an enhanced renewable fuels standard, some livestock groups are worried how this will affect their industry. Â Report (1:00 wma)
Compared to last year’sÂ numbers, milk production this yearÂ is expectedÂ to slow downÂ a bit. Â Report (1:00 wma)
NAIS has made it easy to get your premises registered by simply going on line. Â Report (:30 wma) For a direct link to the NAIS website, click Here.
The American Academy of Pediatrics recently came out with a statement strongly supporting three servings of dairy products a day for good bone health. Report (1:00 wma)
There’s a new tool developed by USDA to help livestock producers reduce animal housing energy costs. Â Report (1:00 wma) Click Here to learn more.
USDA continues to work with states in the promotion of Animal Identification. Under Secretary Bruce Knight says an outreach campaign is underway toÂ reach individual producers.Â Report (1:00 wma) To learn more about animal ID, just go to USDA’s website.
Dairy farmers in the Southeast are waiting on some decisions regarding Federal Milk Marketing Orders. Report (1:00 wma)
To help promote the dairy industry, Ag Commissioner’s from 3 states took part in a milking contest this afternoon at the Sunbelt Ag Expo in Moultrie, Ga. When it was all said and done, Alabama’s Ron Sparks (pictured on the left) output didn’t quite match up to what Tommy Irvin of Georgia had. But then again, Sparks suffered a loss …
The 29th Annual Sunbelt Ag Expo opens tomorrow in Moultrie, Ga with a variety of displays and demonstrations. This includes a new event that will take place Tuesday afternoon involving the Agriculture Commissioner’s from three states. Â Report (1:00 wma)
The annual World Dairy Expo kicks off next Tuesday. Â Report (:30 wma)