WASHINGTON, Aug. 15, 2013 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced funding for 631 projects across the nation that will help agricultural producers and rural small businesses reduce their energy consumption and costs, use renewable energy technologies in their operations and/or conduct
The 2013 Cattle Industry Summer Conference is wrapping up in Denver today with the meeting of the Cattlemen’s Beef Board (CBB). During the last couple of days, all checkoff program committees, plus the
The beef industry has improved its sustainability by 5 percent in just six years according to the results of the checkoff-funded Beef Industry Sustainability Assessment, released Thursday during the 2013 Cattle Industry Summer Conference.
DENVER (Aug. 8, 2013) – Seven cattle operations from across the country were recognized as 2013 regional Environmental Stewardship Award Program (ESAP) winners during the 2013 Cattle Industry Summer Conference in Denver, Colo., today. The seven regional winners will compete for the national ESAP award, which will be announced during
Auburn, Ala. – Dr. William Puckett of Auburn was recently awarded the Soil Conservationist of the Year Award at the 2013 Alabama Wildlife Federation Governor’s Conservation Achievement Awards banquet. The banquet was held on August 2, 2013 at The Marriott Legends at Capitol Hill in Prattville. Governor Robert Bentley
Orlando, Fla. – The executive committee of the annual Florida Agriculture Financial Management Conference has officially announced the dates for this year’s conference on October 21 – 22, 2013 at the Omni Orlando Resort at Champions Gate.
Here’s a new report released by the White House: “So if we’re truly committed to strengthening our middle class and providing more ladders of opportunity to those who are willing to work hard to make it into the middle class, we’ve got to fix the system. We have to make sure that every business and every worker in America is …
DES MOINES, Iowa – (July 24, 2013) – The United States Department of Agriculture has announced that June 2013 frozen pork supplies are down 14 percent from the previous month, and down nearly 5 percent on a year-over-year basis, reflecting
THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA By Jim Saunders THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE, July 24, 2013………An appeals court Wednesday sided with a north Florida farmer who was awarded more than $500,000 in a lawsuit against the state because a 2002 “pregnant pig” constitutional amendment caused losses to his business. The 1st District Court of Appeal, in a 2-1 decision, upheld a Jackson …
WASHINGTON, July 23, 2013 – USDA – The U.S. Department of Agriculture announces that in order to continue to address the domestic sugar surplus at the least cost to the federal government, purchase invitations have been sent to domestic sugarcane processors soliciting bids to sell raw cane sugar to the Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC). The CCC will purchase sugar from …