During last week’s Cattle Industry Convention in San Diego, one topic that many were discussing was the Waters of the U.S. rule. But as we know, the joint resolution to disapprove the Waters of the U.S. rule passed by both the House and Senate was vetoed by the president. Now there are still lawsuits pending to try and stop it, including one Read the rest of this entry »
From the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services:
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – As historic amounts of rainfall and flooding continue to impact South Florida’s multi-billion dollar agriculture industry and the tens of thousands of jobs it supports, Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam issued the following statement: Read the rest of this entry »
In this week’s recap of agricultural news from around the Southeast, we look at the 2016 Cattle Industry Convention and NCBA Trade Show, how USDA officials are continuing to study the request by the cotton industry to make cottonseed eligible for USDA safety net programs, numbers from Read the rest of this entry »
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has a new internet based program called “Haynet“, which is designed to help impacted livestock producers and forage growers connect. Cathy Isom reports the free service helps connect livestock producers and farmers impacted by recent natural disasters.
Tyron Spearman has a look at a busy agriculture calendar of events coming up week next week across the Southeast.
From The Cotton Board:
(MEMPHIS, TN) – Today, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced the appointment of eight members, eight alternates, and three advisors to serve on The Cotton Board. The cotton producers and importers appointed by the Secretary are charged with working together to oversee the Cotton Research & Promotion Program. Read the rest of this entry »