Dr. William Puckett, Executive Director of the Alabama Soil and Water Conservation Committee, talks about an agreement that was signed at the recent Alabama Association of Conservation Districts annual meeting.
Most people don’t know it but eggs are one of the most consumed foods in the whole world. Most of us do know that egg farmers have had a hard year. The price of eggs has been going up since that outbreak of Avian Flu. Everett Griner talks about breakfast costing more in today’s Agri View.
On this week’s Commissioner’s Spotlight, Florida’s Commissioner of Agriculture Adam Putnam has a special message about how we all should be grateful for the farmers and ranchers who provide us with the meals we take for granted nearly every other day of the year.
Yes Thanksgiving. A time spent with our family and loved ones, gathered around a turkey and pumpkin pie at the dinner table. But it’s also the time of year known as Porksgiving – when anyone can choose their favorite Pork holiday recipe and share it with others across the country.
Pork Checkoff Director Pamela Johnson says there’s no better way to say thank you than with a home-cooked meal.
To learn more visit Pork Be Inspired-dot-com where you’ll find great pork recipes and inspiring stories about pork producers giving back to their communities.
As many people are busy preparing that Thanksgiving turkey for the big meal, some are still wondering what might be the best way to cook their bird this year. According to Tyron Spearman, a tasty idea is frying it in peanut oil.
Prospects for farm income this year are turning out to be a bit dimmer than had been predicted. The original forecast for income this year was $73.6 billion, then it dropped to 58.3 billion, and now it’s down to about $56 billion.
With the Thanksgiving season upon us, some people have been worried about the annual turkey feast wondering if there would be a shortage of turkeys. And according to USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service, the simple answer is no.
One issue that some are thinking about at Thanksgiving is trade, as a coalition of agriculture groups recently voiced support for the Trans-Pacific Partnership while meeting at the National Association of Farm Broadcasters Convention.