FPL Food Holds Open House at Chatel Farms

Brad Chandler, FPL Food-Chatel Farms, talks with Southeast AgNet’s Randall Weisman about the open house being held to showcase the company’s brand new, state-of-the-art feeding facility in Reidsville, Georgia. Chandler explains the purpose of the new facilities and the type of cattle they are looking for. Chandler also tells why the company built the facilities, what it means for producers …

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Livestock Groups, Roberts, Praise GIPSA Rule Delay

Livestock groups welcomed a delay by the Donald Trump administration to an interim final rule under GIPSA, the Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration. A notice in Wednesday’s Federal Register will indicate the Department of Agriculture is delaying the April 22nd effective date for the interim final rule by 180 days and setting a 60-day comment period from April 12th …

Ag in Review for the Week Ending March 24, 2017

In 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,

Spring Produce

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.

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.