USDA Announces Final BSE Rule

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

From the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association: WASHINGTON (Nov. 1, 2013) – The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) commends the announcement today by the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), that it has completed its efforts to modernize import regulations for bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE). This final import regulation

House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Passes FUELS Act

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

From the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association: WASHINGTON (Oct. 29, 2013) – The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) appreciates the action taken this afternoon by the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee in passage of the Farmers Undertake Environmental Land Stewardship (FUELS) Act (H.R. 311). This bi-partisan legislation,

Southeast AgNet E-News: Farm Bill; Peanut Contracts; Cotton Varieties

Randall Weiseman Alabama, Beef, Cattle, Citrus, Cotton, Field Crops, Florida, Fruits, General, Georgia, Livestock, Peanuts, Specialty Crops, USDA-NRCS, Vegetables

This week’s issue of Southeast AgNet E-news features reports on the farm bill conference, peanut contracts, research of cotton varieties and much more. Want to learn more about these topics? Click here to subscribe today and view the current issue.

NRCS Chief Encourages Producers to Participate in Conservation Programs

Randall Weiseman Alabama, Florida, General, USDA-NRCS

Natural Resources Conservation Service chief Jason Weller, encourages farmers and ranchers to come into their local USDA Service Center to discuss the conservation programs that are available. Download Audio NRCS has an upcoming batching date of November 15, 2013, for both the Environmental Quality Incentive Program (EQIP) and the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP).

HSUS Attacks America’s Hog Farmers Again

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

From The National Pork Producers Council: WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 29, 2013 – A questionable undercover video from a Minnesota farm released today by Mercy for Animals, a front group for the Humane Society of the United States, is the latest attack against America’s hog farmers. In advance of a press conference that is expected to be full of misinformation, it …

NASS Announces Changes to November Crop Production Report

Dan Alabama, Corn, Cotton, Crop Forecasts, Field Crops, Florida, Fruits, General, Georgia, Industry News Release, Peanuts, Soybeans, Specialty Crops, Sugar, Vegetables

Issued October 24, 2013 by the Agricultural Statistics Board of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Agricultural Statistics Service. USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) will publish information in the November 8th Crop Production report that was originally scheduled for release in the October report. This includes: • Potential updated planted and harvested acreage for dry edible beans, canola, corn, …

Commodity Classic and AG CONNECT Launch Collaboration

Randall Weiseman Corn, Field Crops, General, Industry News Release, Soybeans

ST. LOUIS (October 22, 2013) – The Association of Equipment Manufacturers, the National Corn Growers Association and the American Soybean Association announce a new collaborative venture that joins two leading industry trade show experiences – Commodity Classic and AG CONNECT Expo & Summit – to provide an even better world-class experience and gathering place for all segments of agriculture.