american grown

American Grown Campaign Launches

Dan Aquaculture, Cattle, Citrus, Dairy, Economy, Field Crops, Forestry, Fruits, Industry, Industry News Release, Livestock, Nursery Crops, Organic, Specialty Crops, Vegetables

Non-Profit Created to Address the growing Financial Crisis in American Farms Launches Campaign The American Grown Campaign launched at the Southeast Regional Fruit and Vegetable Conference on January 11. The non-profit was created by growers to address the growing financial crisis in American farms. American Grown was founded with farmers and growers from Florida, Georgia, and Michigan. “America’s farmers need our support …

weekly livestock market report

Weekly Livestock Market Report Week Ending 01-10-2020

Dan Alabama, Cattle, Florida, Georgia

Here are the weekly livestock market reports for Alabama, Florida, and Georgia, for the week ended January 10, 2020, compiled by the Livestock Market News Service for all three states. AL Livestock Market Report: At Alabama Livestock Auctions for the Week ended January 10, 2020, receipts at 21 markets totaled an estimated 12,346 head compared to 00,000 last week and …

pasture weed

New Pasture Weed Control Product from Corteva

Dan Cattle, Livestock

For the first time in fifteen years, Corteva is bringing the first new active ingredient to pasture weed control, a new product that cattle producers will want to learn more about. According to Jeff Clark, Range & Pasture Specialist for Corteva, it’s called DuraCor. Producers are invited to learn more about new DuraCor herbicide and how it helps grow more low-cost forage.

register

Register Now For 2020 Cattle Industry Convention

Dan Cattle

For producers who would like to attend the 2020 Cattle Industry Convention and NCBA Trade Show, now is the time to register. The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) invites producers to attend this year’s event in San Antonio, Texas, February 5-7. Representatives of some of the most influential cattle industry organizations will be on hand, providing an outstanding opportunity to …

ranchers

Ranchers Applaud Announcement Of New NEPA Rules

Dan Cattle, Industry News Release

(NCBA) — Ranchers across the country hailed an announcement by President Trump that his Administration will promulgate new regulations to implement the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). “Over time, NEPA has evolved into a complex web of onerous processes and bureaucratic red tape,” said fifth-generation Oregon rancher and Public Lands Council President Bob Skinner. “These sensible updates proposed by Council …

rodeo

New ACA Staff Member Preparing for 2020 SLE Rodeo

Dan Alabama, Cattle

We told you last week that plans are being made for the 2020 Southeastern Livestock Exposition (SLE) Rodeo coming to Montgomery in March. Last year, the Alabama Cattlemen’s Association (ACA) hired Lauren Wilson to take over as the new Director of Rodeo Programs. Lauren told Southeast AgNet’s Randall Weiseman that she is excited to have this position. Tickets are already on sale for the rodeo, …

approval process

AFIA: December Spending Bills Improve Feed Ingredient Approval Process

Dan Cattle, Industry News Release, Livestock

(NAFB) — The American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) says spending bills passed last month will improve the approval process for animal feed ingredients. The 2020 fiscal year appropriations package allocates new dollars to the Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Veterinary Medicine to hire additional staff specifically for reviewing new animal food ingredient submissions. The $5 million allocation from appropriators …