Argentina Lemon Rule Postponed Again

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.

National Ag Day 2017

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.

Ag in Review for the Week Ending March 17, 2017

In 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,

Designing a Farm Bill Fair to Everyone

Discussions concerning the 2018 Farm Bill have already begun in many circles, including with lawmakers. During the recent Commodity Classic held in San Antonio, Texas, House Agriculture Committee Chairman Michael Conaway was asked how Congress can balance designing a farm bill for everyone, especially with him promoting cotton and the possible new Ag Secretary, Sonny Perdue being from the Southeast.