The 53rd annual Georgia Cattlemen’s Association Convention and Beef Expo is underway at the Georgia National Fairgrounds in Perry. And of course cattle producers are interested in information concerning markets, and that’s what University of Georgia Livestock Economist Dr. Curt Lacy talked about this morning.
A good crowd was on hand today for the annual forage conference which kicked off the 53rd annual Georgia Cattlemen’s Association Convention and Trade Show in Perry, Georgia.
A variety of forage-related issues were discussed as special guests from Arkansas were on hand to help with the program. University of Georgia’s Dennis Hancock told me he was very pleased with the annual event.
In our weekly “Getting to know your beef checkoff” brought to you by your beef checkoff, did you know beef information was going social? Immediate Past Chairman of the Cattlemen’s Beef Board Weldon Wynn says they are doing what producers have instructed them to do.
Did you know there’s a new bacon in town, and it’s called Schmacon. Schmaltz Deli Co. is officially introducing Schmacon, which is a beef alternative to regular bacon, at the National Restaurant Association convention in May. The checkoff’s Beef Innovations Group has been Read the rest of this entry »
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida has canceled its 2014 Family Day at the Dairy Farm open house, which was set for Saturday, April 5 at the UF dairy farm in Hague. The event has not been rescheduled. Read the rest of this entry »
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The Georgia Cattlemen’s Association Convention will take place this week at the Georgia National Fairgrounds in Perry. And Suzanne Black says the Georgia Beef Board hopes producers will attend to meet with Dr. Temple Grandin.
If you are serious about making the most of your pasture and forage investment, then plan to attend the third annual Forage Conference during the Georgia Cattlemen’s Association Convention April 2nd at the Georgia National Fairgrounds in Perry.
Oral arguments were heard back in January in the lawsuit filed by meat and livestock groups in the U.S., Canada and Mexico challenging USDA’s rule that requires country of origin labeling for meat products.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A University of Florida faculty member and administrator often lauded for her outstanding teaching skills has been named dean of the university’s College of Agricultural and Life Sciences.
Elaine Turner, senior associate dean for UF’s third -largest college, often known as CALS, has been interim dean of the school since early January, but becomes its dean effective April 11, said Jack Payne, UF senior vice president for agriculture and natural resources.
Sam Ard, Director of Governmental Affairs for the Florida Cattlemen’s Association, looks at some of the budget issues they have concerns with after both the Florida House and Senate finalized their versions this week in appropriations committees.
Alabama Resource Conservationist John Curtis reminds producers in Randolph and St. Clair Counties about the Cattle Exclusion Pilot Project. USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service is conducting the project to focus on good water quality.
Bovine Viral Diarrhea is an economically devastating disease cattle producers have to protect their cattle herd against. Drovers reports that Dr. Gregg Hanzlicek with the Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine says diarrhea is actually a very small part of the BVD problem.