Southeast AgNET

  • A multimedia enterprise dedicated to “deep Southeast” agriculture…
    News

FSA County Committee Elections Deadline Extended

usda-logoUSDA’s Farm Service Agency has announced a one week extension in this year’s County Committee election period. Rod Bain has more information.


Download Audio

COOL Not on the Agenda for Trump

Country-of-Origin Labeling (COOL) will not be making a comeback under a Trump administration. Politico reports that Trump’s Agriculture Advisory Committee was quick to mobilize and inform Trump’s transition team that such a policy — which has been litigated in both the U.S. court system and the World Trade Organization — is a non-starter for most farm groups. Read the rest of this entry »

Much Needed Rains Moving across Southeast

Bad weather is comingMuch needed rainfall has been moving across the Southeast the past couple of days, but according to USDA Meteorologist Brad Rippey, what we are seeing by no means signals an end to the drought.


Download Audio

Florida Commissioner’s Spotlight – Charitable Giving

Adam Putnam

Adam Putnam

On this week’s Commissioner’s Spotlight, Florida’s Commissioner of Agriculture Adam Putnam talks about how to make the most of your charitable contributions during the holidays.


Download Audio

To learn more about charitable contributions, click here http://www.freshfromflorida.com/.
Read the rest of this entry »

Trump EPA Administrator Pick on the Horizon

President-elect Donald Trump could soon pick his choice to lead the Environmental Protection Agency. Politico reports the shortlist includes Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt and Kathleen Hartnett White, director of the Armstrong Center for Energy and the Environment at the Texas Public Policy Foundation. Both candidates oppose the EPA’s Waters of the U.S. rule, also Read the rest of this entry »

Peanut Count Continues

peanut-harvest-ford-2010Peanuts harvested continue to be counted, and Tyron Spearman has the latest numbers.


Download Audio

Dairy Genetics and Genomics Workshop

uf_ifas_logoA Dairy Genetics and Genomics Workshop will be held Wednesday, December 7 from 10:00 am – 2:30 pm at the Okeechobee County Extension office, 458 U.S. Highway 98 North, Okeechobee, Florida.

This workshop is designed for Read the rest of this entry »

Florida Beef Council Sending Out a Friendly Reminder

Ashley Hughes

Ashley Hughes

If you own or have owned cattle in Florida, then you will be receiving a reminder letter from the Florida Beef Council that beef checkoff assessments are due for any head of cattle that you’ve sold this past year. Ashley Hughes explains.


Download Audio

Kubota Hay Tools Performing for End Users

Dave Palmer

Dave Palmer

When it comes to hay and forage tools, Kubota has a lineup that is becoming very popular. Dave Palmer, senior product manager of Kubota hay and forage products, talks about that lineup and how it all started.


Download Audio

To learn more about the Kubota hay tool lineup, go to Kubota.com.

American Sugar Alliance Looks Forward to New Administration

Phillip Hayes

Phillip Hayes

Many in agriculture continue to wait to see who will be chosen for certain positions within the new Trump administration, and that includes the American Sugar Alliance. And while trade issues are not as important to that industry, ASA director of media relations, Phillip Hayes, says the alliance looks forward to working with the new administration.


Download Audio

Signup Continues for ARC and PLC

Val Dolcini

Val Dolcini

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced a month ago that producers on farms with base acres under the safety net programs established by the 2014 Farm Bill, known as the Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) or Price Loss Coverage (PLC) programs, can begin visiting FSA county offices to sign contracts and enroll for the 2017 crop year. Farm Service Agency (FSA) Administrator Val Dolcini hopes producers will sign up for the 2017 program.


Download Audio

Vilsack Leaving Office in Better Shape

Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack

Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack

U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack will see his time end in that position come January, but he recently looked back on his eight years in the office. A conversation with President Barack Obama made him think about whether or not he was leaving the office in better condition than when he took the job eight years ago. Vilsack says after thinking about the topic for some time, he feels it is in better shape.


Download Audio

Web development & design by