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
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,
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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).
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 …
USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service offices across the country are open and are working to expediently address the backlog of requests that resulted from the partial government shutdown. Download Audio
Alabama NRCS soil champion Annie Dee, a row crop farmer from Aliceville, Alabama, explains how the extensive use of cover crops is having a positive impact on both the productivity and conservation of the soil. Download Audio
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, …
USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service in Alabama wants to remind farmers that their offices are once again open, as Alabama NRCS resource conservationist John Curtis encourages producers to come in and sign up for two key programs before November 15, 2013. Download Audio
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.