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Ag in Review for the Week Ending March 24, 2017

Agnet_logo_at_150_dpiIn our recap of agricultural news from around the Southeast for the week ending March 24th, we hear from USDA’s Chief Veterinarian concerning avian influenza, talk about the confirmation hearing for Sonny Perdue, the nominee for Agriculture Secretary, the New World screwworm, optimistic farmers, Read the rest of this entry »

Agriculture Secretary Nominee Promises Strong Support for Ag Trade

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During Thursday’s confirmation hearing for nominee Sonny Perdue as Agriculture Secretary, he was asked about trade by the Senate Agriculture Committee. And as Gary Crawford reports, Perdue said he will be a major voice in the Administration for trade agreements that benefit agriculture. Read the rest of this entry »

Spring Produce

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It is Spring and time to head to your local Farmers Market. Cathy Isom fills you in about the special produce you’ll find at its very best this time of the year. That’s coming on This Land of Ours. Hear Cathy’s report and learn more.

Agriculture Secretary Nominee Outlines His Four Goals

sonny-perdue-4The Senate Agriculture Committee is holding a confirmation hearing today for President Trump’s nominee for Agriculture Secretary, Sonny Perdue. During the hearing, Perdue gave his list of his four broad goals he would have if confirmed. Read the rest of this entry »

National Chia Day

National Chia Day
Cathy Isom tells us about the tiny and powerful seed with the reputation for being one of the most nutrient-rich foods on the planet.  That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Hear Cathy’s report and learn more.

Argentina Lemon Rule Postponed Again

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) will be issuing a second 60-day stay in the effective date of its final rule, published on December 23, 2016, to allow the importation of fresh lemon fruit from northwest Argentina into the continental United States. Read the rest of this entry »

Trump Administration Declares National Ag Day

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Ray Starling, President Trump’s Special Assistant for Agriculture, reads the administration’s declaration of National Ag Day, before a gathering of ag industry representatives in Washington D.C. Read the rest of this entry »

Pruning Patience

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Cathy Isom fill you in on why you should wait before pulling out those pruning shears, if you think that winter did a number on your yards plants. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Hear Cathy’s report and learn more.

National Ag Day 2017

National Ag Day
Today is National Ag Day and Cathy Isom takes a look at different ways we can celebrate the hard work of America’s farms and farm families. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Hear Cathy’s report and learn more.

Winter Plant Damage

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Cathy Isom has some tips for us about how to tell if your trees and plants survived the winter. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Hear Cathy’s report and learn more. ?

Ag in Review for the Week Ending March 17, 2017

Agnet_logo_at_150_dpiIn our recap of agricultural news from around the Southeast for the week ending March 17th, we have an update concerning avian influenza, when damage assessments to certain crops might be available after this week’s freeze event, cabbage, weather damage to pecan trees, Read the rest of this entry »

St. Patrick’s Day Cabbage

St. Patrick's Day cabbage
Cathy Isom gives us the many reasons to LOVE cabbage and not just on St. Patrick’s Day. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Hear Cathy’s report and learn more.

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