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Perdue to Speak at Commodity Classic

Dan General, Industry News Release

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue will be the keynote speaker at the 2019 Commodity Classic, held Feb. 28-March 2 in Orlando, Fla. Commodity Classic is one of the largest agriculture industry events, with close to 10 thousand attendees annually the past three years.  Perdue will speak during the General Session, which is open to registered event attendees and is …

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Groups Respond to EPA’s Newly Defined WOTUS Rule

Dan General

Secretary Perdue Statement on EPA & Army Corps WOTUS Announcement U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today praised the announcement from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Army Corps of Engineers that they are fulfilling President Trump’s pledge to repeal and replace the Waters of the United States rule.  Perdue issued the following statement: “When I meet with the men …

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John Deere Expands Utility Tractor Lineup

Dan General, Industry

If you are looking for a hardworking utility tractor, John Deere has a variety of models that range from 23 to 135 horsepower that can get whatever job you have done. Lyle McMillian, product marketing manager for John Deere, talked with Southeast AgNet’s Randall Weiseman about their expanding utility tractor lineup. John Deere Expands Utility Tractor Lineup

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Granddaddy of Southeast AgNet Retires

Dan General

Everett Griner, at 92 years young, is turning off his Southeast AgNet microphone to officially retire. He plans to spend more time with his wife at their farm home in Moultrie, Georgia. There are so many things about Griner I have learned to appreciate and respect since he joined the Southeast AgNet farm broadcast team in the late 1980s. He …

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Garth Brooks Announces Private Concert for the National FFA Organization

Dan Education, General, Industry News Release

Exclusive Show for the 91st National FFA Convention & Expo Garth Brooks, the reigning Country Music Association Entertainer of the Year, will take the stage in Indianapolis for a private show at this year’s 91st National FFA Convention & Expo. The premier youth leadership organization dedicated to preparing members for leadership and careers in the science, business and technology of agriculture, the National FFA …