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Decision in Florida vs. Georgia “Water War”

Dan Florida, Georgia, Water

This latest decision just out about the longstanding argument between Florida and Georgia about water issues growing more complex as populations boom in these two deep southeastern states. In The Supreme Court of the United States ——————————— * ——————————— STATE OF FLORIDA, Plaintiff, v. STATE OF GEORGIA, Defendant. ——————————— * ——————————— CHAMBERS OF THE SPECIAL MASTER ——————————— * ——————————— REPORT …

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Weekly Livestock Market Report Week Ending 12-06-19

Dan Alabama, Cattle, Florida, Georgia

Here are the weekly livestock market reports for Alabama, Florida, and Georgia, for the week ended December 06, 2019, compiled by the Livestock Market News Service for all three states. AL Livestock Market Report: At Alabama Livestock Auctions for the week ended December 06, 2019, receipts at 21 markets totaled an estimated 18,400 head compared to 0 last week and …

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Florida Cattlemen Year End Quarterly Meeting

Dan Cattle, Florida

The Florida Cattlemen’s Association (FCA) Year End Quarterly Meeting will be held December 5-6 at the Indian River State College in Okeechobee. Events kick off Thursday morning with the FCA Executive Board meeting, then the opening general session starts at 1:00. Afterwards, the various Committee Meetings will be held, including the Ag Research and Education, Animal Health and Inspection, Environmental & Private Lands …

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Cabinet Signs Off on DeSoto, Dixie Land Deals

Dan Environment, Florida, Industry News Release

(NSF) — Gov. Ron DeSantis and the state Cabinet agreed Tuesday to spend $8.5 million to help conserve nearly 10,000 acres in DeSoto and Dixie counties. DeSantis and Cabinet members approved spending $6.5 million for a conservation easement on 3,891 acres of ranch land in DeSoto County, with the state hoping to recoup about 42 percent of the money through …

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Florida Beef Council Providing Holiday Meal Tips

Dan Beef, Cattle, Florida

With Christmas just three weeks away, the Florida Beef Council (FBC) is providing information to help consumers prepare delicious beef for their holiday meals. In this week’s Beef Checkoff report, FBC Director of Education and Promotion DeAnne Maples says FBC has tips and recipes on its social media pages. As a reminder, “Beef. It’s What’s For Dinner.” has released a new video …

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Home Gardeners Continue to Seek Advice on EDIS

Dan Florida, Industry News Release, Research

(UF/IFAS) — Only one new title joined this year’s top-10 UF/IFAS Extension EDIS publications, and like five others making the list, it appeals to horticulture interests. In all, the Electronic Data Information Source saw 4.6 million visits and more than 18 million pageviews this year. Here are 2019’s 10 most-visited EDIS publications: The “Florida Vegetable Gardening Guide” is a perennial …

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Supreme Court Urged to Decide Conservation Dispute

Dan Florida, Industry News Release

(NSF) — Five years after Florida voters approved a constitutional amendment aimed at land and water conservation, environmentalists on Monday urged the state Supreme Court to wade into a battle about how money can be spent. Florida Defenders of the Environment and other plaintiffs filed a brief asking justices to decide a long-running dispute that centers on how state lawmakers …