Congressman Sanford Bishop, representing the 2nd District of Georgia, spoke with AgNet Media’s Founder and President Gary Cooper about a menagerie of agricultural issues faced by our great nation. He went in depth on challenges specific to southeastern agriculture, that are not always considered when forming national policy.
The 2017 Florida Legislative Session is scheduled to end this Friday, and during this last week, Southeast AgNet Tallahassee Intern Josie Tomkow caught up with Jim Spratt, chair of the Florida Agriculture Coalition. He looks at some of the issues they’ve been tracking the past few weeks.
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 …
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 …
While the battle continues over the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court, many in agriculture feel he would be a good for the industry. National Cattlemen’s Beef Association Environmental Counsel, Scott Yager, provides some insight into what the nomination of Gorsuch would mean for cattle producers.
Cathy Isom tells you why there is about a dozen reasons why you’ll want to grow your own Rosemary. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours.
You feel that cold coming on and nothing to take. You may have something and not know it. Cathy Isom tells us about some natural ways to help when the common cold strikes. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours.
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,
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.
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.