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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 …

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Farm Safety Getting More Attention

Dan General

National Farm Safety Week is this week, September 16-23. And in a story from Rod Bain, an expert notes safety in agriculture has improved and has gained more attention over time. Farm Safety Getting More Attention-1 Scott Heiberger, with the National Farm Medicine Center, also discusses the need for farm parents and grandparents to keep younger kids safe in the …

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Election Day Commentary: Career Politicians or Dedicated Public Servants?

Dan Florida, General

By Gary Cooper, Founder/President AgNet Media Sometimes the timing of events can really make us think. Over the weekend, our nation lost one of its greatest public servants. Senator John McCain was nothing less than a statesman his entire adult life. Not once in all the recent news media coverage did I see him referred to as a “career politician.” …

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Ag Holds Roundtable on Lawsuit Abuse

Dan Economy, General, Industry News Release

A special agriculture roundtable discussion took place on Friday in Raleigh, North Carolina. The goal was to highlight a recent wave of nuisance lawsuits in the state targeting hog farms. Lawmakers and agricultural leaders discussed the growing threat to farmers and how out-of-state lawyers are using nuisance lawsuits to get around states’ right-to-farm laws. The discussion included the economic impact …