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Drought Relief Underway In Parts of the Southeast

As the Northern Plains grows drier, the concerns about conditions for crops, pastures, and topsoil moisture in that region also increase. But according to a story from Rod Bain, the long dry stretch for parts of Florida and Georgia is coming to an end thanks to recent precipitation, including significant rains this week.

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Weekly Livestock Market Report

Here are the Alabama and Georgia livestock market reports for the week ending June 2nd, compiled by the Livestock Market News Service for both states.   AL Livestock Market Report: At Alabama Livestock Auctions for the week ended June 2, 2017, receipts at 21 markets totaled an estimated 10,900 head compared to 11,507 last week and 8,504 a year ago. …

Registration Deadline for Tri-State Agronomic Scout School is Monday

The University of Florida/IFAS along with Auburn University and the University of Georgia will host a Tri-State Agronomic Scout School on June 8 at the Jackson County, Florida Agricultural Conference Center in Marianna, Florida. The event will start with registration at 8:00 AM (CST) and ends with lunch. But Monday, June 5 is the deadline to register for the event. …

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Agri View: Good Vidalia Onion Crop

  Everett Griner talks about the Vidalia onion crop and a bit of its history in today’s Agri View.     From a small geographic region of Georgia comes good news for consumers all across the nation. The Vidalia onion crop is a good one this year. Harvest is practically over now. The quality and volume are better than last …

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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 …