AgNet This Week: Planting Changes; Peanut Stocks, Vidalia Pack Date

Randall Weiseman Alabama, Beef, Cattle, Corn, Cotton, Dairy, Field Crops, Florida, General, Georgia, Livestock, Peanuts, Soybeans, Specialty Crops, USDA-NRCS, Vegetables, Weather

This week’s issue of AgNet This Week features reports on how Southeastern farmers may still change planting decisions, a look a declining peanut stocks and the enforcement of the Vidalia onion pack date. To learn more about these topics and much more click here to subscribe today and view the current issue.

Yoho Wants To Ensure The Federal Government Does Not Regulate Your Backyard Pond

Randall Weiseman Ag "Outdoors", Cattle, Citrus, Field Crops, Florida, Forestry, General, Industry News Release, Livestock, Nursery Crops, Specialty Crops

This is a release from Florida Congressman Ted Yoho’s office: Washington, D.C. – Congressman Ted Yoho (R-FL-03) has written a letter to two Appropriations subcommittees; the Energy, Water Development, and Related Agencies Subcommittee and the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Subcommittee. Congressman Yoho is requesting that language be inserted in their respective appropriations bills ensuring the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) …

Elaine Turner named dean of UF’s College of Agricultural and Life Sciences

Randall Weiseman Cattle, Citrus, Field Crops, Florida, Forestry, General, Industry News Release, Livestock, Nursery Crops, Seeds, Specialty Crops

From The University of Florida: GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A University of Florida faculty member and administrator often lauded for her outstanding teaching skills has been named dean of the university’s College of Agricultural and Life Sciences. Elaine Turner, senior associate dean for UF’s third -largest college, often known as CALS, has been interim dean of the school since early January, …

NCBA Concerned with EPA Water Proposal

Randall Weiseman Alabama, Cattle, Florida, General, Georgia, Industry News Release, Livestock

Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Army Corp of Engineers proposed an expansion of their federal authority over “waters of the United States.” The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association is deeply concerned by this vast overreach by the EPA and the Administration, and NCBA environmental counsel Ashley McDonald looks at the reasons why. Download Audio

EPA and Army Corps of Engineers Clarify Protection for Nation’s Streams and Wetlands

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This is a release from the Environmental Protection Agency: WASHINGTON — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Army Corps) today jointly released a proposed rule to clarify protection under the Clean Water Act for streams and wetlands that form the foundation of the nation’s water resources. The proposed rule will benefit