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Weekly Livestock Market Report

Here are the Alabama and Georgia livestock market reports for the week ending May 26th, compiled by the Livestock Market News Service for both states.   AL Livestock Market Report: At Alabama Livestock Auctions for the week ended May 26, 2017, receipts at 21 markets totaled an estimated 11,500 head compared to 10,012 last week and 9,522 a year ago. …

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USDA Seeks Nominees for the U.S. Potato Board

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is seeking nominations for the United States Potato Board. Prospective nominees must submit completed applications by July 1, 2017. Selected representatives will replace members whose terms expire Feb. 28, 2018, or will fill currently vacant seats. Those selected will serve three-year terms. The board is composed of producers, importers and a public member. The …

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USDA Designates Glynn County in Georgia as a Primary Natural Disaster Area

In response to a request from Dianne Westmoreland, Farm Service Agency’s (FSA) Acting State Executive Director in Georgia, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has designated Glynn County in Georgia as a primary natural disaster area due to losses and damages caused by a recent drought. Farmers and ranchers in Brantley, Camden, McIntosh and Wayne counties in Georgia also qualify …

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Nominate Bulls for the 2017 Florida Bull Test by June 15

For those interested in nominating bulls for the 2017 Florida Bull Test, here’s a reminder you have until June 15th to do so. The 18th Florida Bull Test will once again take place at the University of Florida’s North Florida Research and Education Center in Marianna. Last year there were 129 consignments from Florida, Alabama, Georgia, and Mississippi, and the window …

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Revision of Seg. 1 Peanuts by Peanut Standards Board Draws Praise

The Georgia Peanut Commission issued comments in full support of the proposed rule issued in the Federal Register regarding a recommendation from the Peanut Standards Board to revise the minimum quality and handling standards for domestic and imported peanuts marketed in the United States. The Peanut Standards Board voted in the fall of 2016 to raise the grading score used …

cattle inventory livestock market report

Weekly Livestock Market Report

Here are the Alabama and Georgia livestock market reports for the week ending May 19th, compiled by the Livestock Market News Service for both states.   AL Livestock Market Report: At Alabama Livestock Auctions for the week ended May 19, 2017, receipts at 21 markets totaled an estimated 10,000 head compared to 12,708 last week and 10,182 year ago. Compared …