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Weekly Livestock Market Report

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Here are the Alabama and Georgia livestock market reports for the week ending February 3rd, compiled by the Livestock Market News Service for both states. Read the rest of this entry »

Georgia Agribusiness Council to Hold Annual Meeting

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The Georgia Agribusiness Council will hold its Annual Meeting & Legislative Breakfast in Atlanta next week. GAC President Bryan Tolar has the details. Read the rest of this entry »

Water War Outlook

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Everett Griner talks about the outlook of the continuing water war saga between Georgia and Florida in today’s Agri View. Hear Everett’s report and learn more.

House Agriculture Committee Discussing New Farm Bill

farm billThe push for a new farm bill has gotten off the ground quickly with announcements and commitments by leaders of the House Agriculture Committee in their first meeting of the 115th Congress. Read the rest of this entry »

CSP Signup Ends Friday

signup alabama florida georgia friday cspUSDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) wants to remind agricultural producers that the sign up for funding through the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) ends this Friday, February 3rd. NRCS Associate Chief for Conservation, Leonard Jordan, says modifications were made to the program to help producers. Read the rest of this entry »

Georgia Peanut Commission Supports Tornado Relief Efforts in South Georgia

georgia peanut commissionThe Georgia Peanut Commission is donating 10,080 jars of peanut butter towards disaster relief efforts in South Georgia. The Peanut Proud peanut butter is being donated to Second Harvest of South Georgia and disaster relief efforts in Cook and Turner counties. Read the rest of this entry »

Georgia Cattlemen’s Association 2017 Emerging Leaders Class

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The 2017 Georgia Cattlemen’s Association Emerging Leaders Conference took place last week in Macon and Atlanta as group is comprised of young cattlemen and women from across the state. GCA Executive Vice President Will Bentley explains how the program works. Read the rest of this entry »

40 Percent of Farms Managed by Multiple Operators

American AgricultureNew data released last week by the U.S. Department of Agriculture shows nearly 40 percent of all U.S. farms are managed by more than one operator. USDA’s Economic Research Service says in 2015, 39 percent of the more than 800,000 U.S. farms had secondary operators.

USDA says commercial-sized farms often require more management and labor than an individual can provide. Also, additional operators Read the rest of this entry »

Record Turnout for ASTA Vegetable and Flower Seed Conference

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The American Seed Trade Association 56th Annual Vegetable and Flower Seed Conference concluded Tuesday at the Walt Disney World resort in Orlando, Florida. AgNet Media was at the convention and spoke with ASTA president and CEO Andy LaVigne about the record turnout at this year’s conference. Read the rest of this entry »

Ag in Review for the Week Ending January 27, 2017

Agnet_logo_at_150_dpiIn our recap of agricultural news from around the Southeast for the week ending January 27, we discuss the fact many folks are in Orlando this weekend for the American Seed Trade Association’s (ASTA) 56th Vegetable and Flower Seed Conference, talk about the 2017 Cattle Industry Convention and NCBA Trade Show coming up in Nashville, Tennessee, that Peanut Proud is accepting donations of money and product for those affected by the devastating storms and tornadoes, Super Bowl food, weather Read the rest of this entry »

Weekly Livestock Market Report

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Here are the Alabama and Georgia livestock market reports for the week ending January 27th, compiled by the Livestock Market News Service for both states. Read the rest of this entry »

Landowner Wins Case against Army Corps

From the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association:

beef-usa-logoWASHINGTON (Jan. 27, 2017) – Earlier this week, landowners scored a victory when a federal district court ruled against the Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) for incorrectly claiming jurisdiction over private property. The Corps had claimed a piece of property owned by Hawkes Company, and used by Hawkes to harvest peat, was a “waters of the United States” which requires a federal dredge and Read the rest of this entry »

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