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AFBF Accepting Farm Dog of the Year Nominations

Dan General

(NAFB) — Farmers are invited to submit nominations for the 2020 Farm Bureau Farm Dog of the Year Contest. This is the second year of the contest, which celebrates farm dogs who work alongside their people on the farm to feed America. The grand prize winner – Farm Bureau Farm Dog of the Year – will win a year’s worth …

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FSA Still Accepting Nominations for County Committee Members

Dan General

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) is accepting nominations for county committee members. Producers who participate or cooperate in an FSA program may be nominated for candidacy for the county committee. Individuals may nominate themselves or others as a candidate. Committees make decisions about how federal farm programs are administered locally. Producers interested should visit their local FSA …

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USDA Acreage Report Coming Friday

Dan General

This Friday, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will release the much anticipated planted acreage report. But as Gary Crawford reports, some wonder just how accurate the report will be with the many planting delays this year.

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FSA Accepting Nominations for County Committee Members

Dan Economy, General

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) is now accepting nominations for county committee members. Producers who participate or cooperate in any FSA programs can be nominated for candidacy for their county committee. In a release, FSA Administrator Richard Fordyce said, “There’s an increasing need for diverse representation including underserved producers, which includes beginning, women and minority farmers and …

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Anuvia Study Notes Greenhouse Gas Reduction is Attainable

Dan Field Crops, General, Nursery Crops, Specialty Crops

Anuvia Plant Nutrients recently announced results from a study which confirms a dramatic reduction in Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions is attainable for the agricultural industry. Anuvia Chief Commercial Officer Hugh MacGillivray, told Southeast AgNet’s Randall Weiseman the study was conducted by Environmental Resources Management (ERM), a leading global environmental consulting firm.

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2019 World Livestock Auctioneer Championship to be Hosted in California

Dan Cattle, General, Industry News Release, Livestock

Tulare Sales Yard, Tulare, Calif. will host the 2019 World Livestock Auctioneer Championship (WLAC) on June 7 and 8. The event is free and open to the general public. The 56th annual WLAC will take place in conjunction with the Livestock Marketing Association (LMA) Annual Convention.  The WLAC competition is composed of two parts: an interview and a live auction. The …