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Ag in Review for the Week Ending April 29, 2016

Agnet_logo_at_150_dpiIn this week’s recap of agricultural news from around the Southeast, we talk about Vidalia® onions, the Beef Quality Assurance program, farm camps, Ostrich farming, Read the rest of this entry »

Weekly Livestock Market Report

Here are the Alabama and Georgia cattle market reports for the week ending April 29th, compiled by the Livestock Market News Service for both states.

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Improving the Soil Health in Alabama Grazing Lands

USDAEfforts are underway to help improve the soil health in grazing lands. And Eddie Jolley, conservation agronomist with USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service in Alabama is encouraging owners of grazing land in Alabama to think about soil health.


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Georgia Updating Rules Concerning Livestock

Dr. Robert Cobb

Dr. Robert Cobb

Some rules that concern livestock in Georgia have been in effect for quite some time, and due to that, Georgia State Veterinarian Dr. Robert Cobb says they are working to update some of those.


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Survey to Determine Size of Alabama’s Horse Business

horsesAlabama horse owners and lessors are encouraged to take an online survey by May 17 to determine the size and scope of the horse business in the state.


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Senate Committee Ask GAO to Investigate Cattle Price Drop

The Senate Judiciary Committee is asking the Government Accountability Office to investigate the 2015 cattle price collapse.


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University of Florida Looking at BQA Program

cattle ranchingWe told you a couple of weeks ago that the University of Florida was working with the Beef Quality Assurance program, in conjunction with other universities across the country, to see how it’s doing. Dwain Johnson, UF professor of meat science, says the effort is to see if there are areas that the BQA program needs to concentrate on in the future.


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The Fight for Cage Free Eggs In Massachusetts

Voters in Massachusetts will decide a November ballot question about the state banning the sale of eggs, pork, or veal from animals that can’t turn around or stretch their limbs in cages.


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BQA Certification Important for Consumer Interest

bqa-logoWe’ve spent the past few weeks talking about the Beef Quality Assurance program, or BQA, and why cattle producers should become certified. And today, we look at why the consumer is a very good reason.


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New Agriculture Numbers for Alabama Coming in June

John McMillan

John McMillan

Agriculture continues to be the number one industry in Alabama, and that is a fact that pleases Commissioner of Agriculture John McMillan.


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Subcommittee Examines Factors Impacting Cost of Production

house-committee-on-agOn Wednesday, Rep. Rodney Davis from Illinois, Chairman of the House Agriculture Committee’s Subcommittee on Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research, held a hearing to highlight the positive and negative factors impacting cost of production.


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A Response to Lessons Learned From HPIA Outbreak

Chicken-Poultry farmThe successful containment of a potential high path Avian Influenza outbreak earlier this year in Indiana shows what was learned from the 2015 outbreak. Rod Bain has more on that story.


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