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Avian Flu

Chicken-Poultry farm
Everett Griner talks about how the Avian Flu may soon vanish in today’s Agri View.

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Supply and Demand at Work in the Meat Sector

USDA’s latest look at meat production and prices shows a classic example of supply and demand at work, as Rod Bain explains.

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Future Farmers of America Expands

1928 was the year the FFA (Future Farmers of America) began with just a few members. This year, 87 years later, FFA has set a new record high. Cathy Isom tells us more.

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Southeast AgNet This Week: Sunbelt Ag Expo Honors Farmer of the Year Candidates

Southeast-AgNet-THIS-WEEK-Today’s issue of Southeast AgNet This Week includes interviews with the Alabama, Florida and Georgia Swisher Sweets/Sunbelt Expo Southeastern Farmer of the Year representatives. Want to learn more? Click here to subscribe and view the current issue.

Sunbelt Ag Expo Starts Today

Chip Blalock

Chip Blalock

The 2015 version of Sunbelt Ag Expo officially kicks off today at Spence Field in Moultrie, Georgia. Show director Chip Blalock says the Expo will once again offer a variety of field demonstrations.

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Over Easy

Lettuce with egg
Everett Griner talks about eggs with white yolks in today’s Agri View.

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Many Livestock Exhibits at Sunbelt Ag Expo

sunbelt-chip-blalock-2011The annual Sunbelt Ag Expo officially kicks off Tuesday at Spence Field in Moultrie, Georgia and according to show director Chip Blalock they will once again have a variety of livestock exhibits for folks to see.

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Meatless Monday’s introduced in Mexico

The Meatless Monday campaign by Humane Society has found its way to Mexico. Meatingplace reports a Human Society video featuring a Mexican actor is part of the campaign aimed at consumers to reduce their Read the rest of this entry »

California Adopts Strict Livestock Antibiotic Limits

California Governor Jerry Brown signed legislation that he says will curb the overuse of antibiotics in livestock. In a prepared statement, Governor Brown said “the science is clear that the overuse of antibiotics in livestock has contributed to the spread of antibiotic resistance and the undermining of Read the rest of this entry »

Cattle Price Forecast Lowered, Hog Prices Raised

USDA has released their monthly World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report, and in the Livestock, Poultry and Dairy section, it notes that cattle prices for both 2015 and 2016 are reduced from last month on current large supplies of market ready cattle, weaker demand and competition from relatively large supplies of competing meats. Hog prices were raised for Read the rest of this entry »

USDA Video: USDA Week In Review October 9

A weekly look at some of the events and activities at the U.S. Department of Agriculture. In this edition of USDA Week In Review: Expanding trade, talking to Congress about dietary guidelines and planting with an astronaut.

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Warding Off Potential Bird Flu Cases

chickensThere have been efforts underway for some time to prepare for a possible return of avian influenza when the wild bird migration starts south this fall. Susan Carter provides information on what some of the methods are that USDA is using to prepare for, and hopefully prevent a potential avian flu outbreak.

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