Southeast AgNET

  • A multimedia enterprise dedicated to “deep Southeast” agriculture…
    News

Helping Organics Grow with Clear Livestock and Poultry Standards

The mission of the National Organic Program, part of USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS), is to protect the integrity of USDA organic products in our country and throughout the world. This means clearly defining what it means to be organic and enforcing those rules.


Download Audio

Ag in Review for the Week Ending April 8, 2016

Agnet_logo_at_150_dpiIn this week’s recap of agricultural news from around the Southeast, we talk about the importance of animal traceability for meat exports, how climate change may actually be producing better wine, the latest trend in farmland values, Read the rest of this entry »

Wal-Mart Shifting to 100 Percent Cage-Free Eggs by 2025

Buying eggsThe world’s largest retail chain will transition to cage-free eggs by 2025.


Download Audio

Georgia State Vet Update on Avian Influenza

Dr. Robert Cobb

Dr. Robert Cobb

Back in January, USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service confirmed highly pathogenic H7N8 avian influenza in a few commercial turkey flocks in Indiana. And poultry producers across the country were once again warned about the possible outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza. But Georgia State Veterinarian Dr. Robert Cobb says other than those cases in Indiana almost three months ago, we’ve been very lucky.


Download Audio

USDA Reports Record Growth in U.S. Organic Producers

USDA-Organic-sealThe U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has announced a significant increase in the number of certified organic operations, continuing the trend of double digit growth in the organic sector.


Download Audio
Read the rest of this entry »

Backyard Chicks

A group of chicks having a feeding frenzyIf this is the year you’re going to bring home those cute little fur babies and you’re just starting out, the first thing you should do is your homework. Cathy Isom gives us some hints on raising baby chicks to backyard chickens.


Download Audio
Learn more.

Farmers Reminded to Respond to the Certified Organic Survey

Jim Ewing

Jim Ewing

The 2015 Certified Organic Survey is underway and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) is reminding farmers and ranchers that it’s not too late to respond. Jim Ewing, the Southern Regional Office Director for NASS, says the survey questionnaires have already been mailed.


Download Audio
Read the rest of this entry »

Challenges to Creating Insurance Product for Poultry Growers

Chicken-Poultry farmUSDA’s top Risk Management official says there are hurdles to overcome to create an insurance that covers catastrophic disease in poultry flocks. Rod Bain has the story.


Download Audio

Animal Ag Continues to Add Meat to National Economy

usbA new soy-checkoff-funded study, notes that the animals that feed us are also feeding our economy. The analysis shows animal ag, U.S. soy’s top end user, increased gross national product by $123 billion in economic output, improved household earnings by over $21 billion and added 645,629 jobs from 2004-2014.


Download Audio
Read the rest of this entry »

Leftover Easter Eggs

White House Easter Egg Roll-1998Easter and Egg Hunts just aren’t the same without the real thing, hard-boiled then color-dyed Easter eggs. Cathy Isom tells us what to do with those leftover hard-boiled Easter Eggs.


Download Audio
Learn more.

Meat Production and Price Forecasts

Fresh raw meat - beef, pork and chickenWhen it comes the meat production forecast for 2016, it looks like we will see a bit larger numbers than what transpired last year. Gary Crawford has the details.


Download Audio

Chicken Wings

Hot and Spicey Buffalo Chicken WingsEverett Griner talks about chicken wings in today’s Agri View.


Download Audio

Learn more.

Web development & design by