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A Look at Wines

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Cathy Isom takes a look at some interesting statistics about wine. Red, White or Rose… a look at the wines and wine drinkers trending in America. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Hear Cathy’s report and learn more.

Ag in Review for the Week Ending March 10, 2017

Agnet_logo_at_150_dpiIn our recap of agricultural news from around the Southeast for the week ending March 10th, we talk about avian influenza, family farms, have a peanut contract price update, exports of cotton, beef and pork, Read the rest of this entry »

Survey of Prospective Plantings

Peanut fieldUSDA has statisticians gathering information from farmers across the Southeast concerning their plans for 2017 planted acreage and crop production. Tyron Spearman reports this information will be compiled for the annual prospective plantings report that comes out March 31.

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Unwelcome Laws

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Everett Griner talks about states passing unwelcome farm laws in today’s Agri View. Hear Everett’s report and learn more.

Nematode Control for Cotton Growers with COPeO Prime

bayerBayer CropScience invites Southeast cotton growers to learn more about COPeO Prime, a new seed treatment for cotton that contributes to higher yields under nematode pressure. COPeO Prime provides added protection to both susceptible and nematode-tolerant seed varieties, making it a good fit for any nematode management program.

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Ag Safety Awareness Week

farm-field-workers-pick-and-package-strawberries-editorialWeeklong events are taking place that urge respect and safety on the farm. Cathy Isom has more in today’s “This Land of Ours.”
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Ag in Review for the Week Ending March 3, 2017

Agnet_logo_at_150_dpiIn our recap of agricultural news from around the Southeast for the week ending March 3, we talk about the reasons for the expected increase in cotton acres this year, have information about RCRA, have a peanut price update, talk about birds spreading weeds, Read the rest of this entry »

New Initiative for Rural Areas of Georgia

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In this week’s report from the Georgia legislative session, Georgia Agribusiness Council’s Bryan Tolar talks about a new initiative for rural areas of the state. Read the rest of this entry »

The Case Against More Farm Bill Funding

Traditional American Red Farm in SummerAg groups and farm-state lawmakers are already making the case for more funding in the next farm bill due to the current state of the farm economy. However, groups like the Heritage Foundation, the Environmental Working Group, and Taxpayers for Common Sense gave testimony this week against the idea of more funding. Read the rest of this entry »

Georgia Cotton Commission Helping to Answer Questions

Georgia Cotton CommissionThe Georgia Cotton Commission works closely with the National Cotton Council on issues of interest in Washington D.C. And cotton grower Lee Cromley from Bulloch County, who also serves on the Cotton Commission, invites growers who have questions about issues in the cotton industry, to contact them.

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New Research Challenges 2050 Agricultural Production Needs

Agricultural ProductionNew research suggests the world’s agricultural production may not need to double by 2050, but offered a wide range in what the increase in production may need to be. Read the rest of this entry »

Florida Commissioner’s Spotlight: FRESH! Recipe: Blueberry Key Lime Pie

adam-putnam-2On this week’s Commissioner’s Spotlight, Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam Putnam is joined by Executive Chef Justin Timineri to talk about the newest Fresh! Recipe video that puts a new twist on a classic Florida dessert: Blueberry Key Lime Pie. Read the rest of this entry »

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