Everett Griner talks about genetic change occurring naturally in today’s Agri View.
Cathy Isom has some tips on cutting down the time you’ll spend in the yard. In the first part of her series on lawn tips, Cathy talks about how you mow your lawn could help save time for more play and less work.
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Everett Griner talks about home grown not making any difference in today’s Agri View.
Today Cathy Isom looks into how the new SuperTracker tool may help you in reaching a weight goal on your terms and your time frame.
Check out the USDA supertracker.usda.gov website!
Listen to information about the SuperTracker tool in Cathy’s part 1 segment here.
From the American Seed Trade Association:
August 17: Today, American Seed Trade Association Chair Risa DeMasi, Grassland Oregon, voiced the seed industry’s support for the Department of Interior Bureau of Land Management’s National Seed Strategy for Rehabilitation and Restoration during a rollout event in Boise, ID.
“The seed industry, in particular the conservation and reclamation seed sector, has a long and successful history of cooperation with Read the rest of this entry »
From the Georgia Cotton Commission:
Now in its 27th year, the P.I.E. program is sponsored by Bayer CropScience through a grant to The Cotton Foundation. The program is designed to give cotton farmers from across the Cotton Belt firsthand experience of how their peers from different cotton producing Read the rest of this entry »
A weekly look at some of the events and activities at the U.S. Department of Agriculture. In this edition of USDA Week In Review: Dealing with drought in Texas, feeding children in Africa, and alternatives to antibiotics.
Everett Griner talks about everyone needing a stable water supply in today’s Agri View.
In this week’s recap of agricultural news from around the Southeast, we look at some of the issues the House and Senate will need to deal with when they return in September, what scientific breakthrough could mean for peanuts being consumed by those who were once allergic, and about AgNet Media’s big event, Citrus Expo, which is coming up in a few days.
From The Cotton Board:
(MEMPHIS, Tenn.) – During its Annual Meeting in Miami, Florida The Cotton Board reviewed and voted to recommend Cotton Incorporated’s proposed 2016 budget of $76 million to the Secretary of Agriculture. This is a $4 million decrease from the 2015 budget. Based on projected collections, The Cotton Board will draw approximately $8 million from reserves to fund the program in 2016. Even with a reduction in the overall 2016 budget, funds for consumer-based programs will increase. Through a new ad campaign and a tighter Read the rest of this entry »
When the House and Senate return in September, there will be a number of orders of business they will need to focus on. Reece Langley, vice president of Washington Operations for the National Cotton Council, shares what the Council anticipates when Congress returns.
Everett Griner talks about kudzu growth in decline in today’s Agri View.
Cathy Isom tells us about the scientific breakthrough on peanuts and why it could mean the popular snack could be consumed by even those who were once allergic.
From the University of Georgia:
Savannah, Ga. – The University of Georgia Skidaway Institute of Oceanography has produced an informational video to educate the public about black gill, a condition affecting Georgia shrimp, and the institute’s research into the problem.
Black gill is a mysterious condition affecting shrimp from Florida to North Carolina. A number of shrimpers have blamed Read the rest of this entry »
Everett Griner talks about non-stick utensils deemed dangerous in today’s Agri View.
In the second part of her series Cathy Isom tells us some precautions to take before adding edible flowers to our diet.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service has released its first crop estimate of the year, and the 2015 cotton crop is down from last year. Phillip Prillaman has the numbers.
In this week’s “Getting to know your beef checkoff” brought to you by your beef checkoff, Don Quincey from Chiefland, Florida talks about an event he recently participated in where the beef industry was discussed with chefs.
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