Celebration Florida H. S. Takes 1st Place Envirothon in Regional Competition

Dan Education, Environment, Florida, Soil, USDA-NRCS

Students from Celebration High School in Osceola County have placed first for the second year-in-a-row in the annual Orange, Osceola, and Seminole Regional Envirothon competition held February 8, 2018 at Harry P. Leu Gardens in Orlando. The 5-member winning team of sophomores and juniors was made up of Julian Landin, Matthew Eynan, Bradley Band, Spencer Schmidt, and Mason Theurer. Envirothon …

weekly livestock market report

Weekly Livestock Market Report

Dan Alabama, Cattle, Florida, Georgia

Here are the weekly livestock market reports for Alabama, Florida, and Georgia, for the week ended February 09, 2018, compiled by the Livestock Market News Service for all three states.   AL Livestock Market Report: AL Livestock Market Report At Alabama Livestock Auctions for the Week ended-February 09, 2018 receipts at 21 markets totaled an estimated 9,300 head compared to …

budget farm bill

Two-year Budget Deal Key for Agriculture

Dan Economy, Florida, Industry News Release

The two-year budget deal passed by Congressional leaders is key for agriculture, including farm program fixes, disaster aid and tax break extenders. American Farm Bureau budget adviser, RJ Karney, looks at some of the key program fixes needed to write the next farm bill. Two-year Budget Deal Key for Agriculture-1 Karney says AFBF and Ag Committee leaders were also behind …

Northwest Florida Beef Conference & Trade Show

Northwest Florida Beef Conference and Trade Show is Wednesday

Dan Cattle, Florida

Everyone in the cattle industry is invited to attend the 33rd annual Northwest Florida Beef Conference and Trade Show, Wednesday, February 14, at the Jackson County Extension Office in Marianna, Florida. Registration and Trade Show open at 7:30 AM central time, the program starts at 8:15 AM, and concludes with a steak lunch. There will be a $5 per person …


Deadline Nearing for Florida Agricultural Hall of Fame Tickets

Dan Florida

The Florida Agricultural Hall of Fame Foundation and the Florida State Fair Authority invite you to the 2018 Florida Agricultural Hall of Fame Banquet. It will be held Tuesday, February 13 at the Florida State Fairgrounds in Tampa, but the deadline to order tickets is nearing. At this year’s event they will be honoring four inductees: Alfonso Fanjul, Pepe Fanjul, …


Alabama-Florida Peanut Trade Show is Thursday

Dan Alabama, Florida, Peanuts

Peanut growers across the Southeast are invited to attend the annual Alabama-Florida Peanut Trade Show at the National Peanut Festival Fairgrounds in Dothan, Alabama this Thursday, February 8. Ken Barton, executive director of the Florida Peanut Producers Association, said the event is put together by both the Alabama Peanut Producers Association and Florida Peanut Producers Association. Alabama-Florida Peanut Trade Show …