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USDA Provides Funding to Florida to Support Projects that Protect Agriculture and Natural Resources

Dan Aquaculture, Cattle, Citrus, Environment, Field Crops, Florida, Fruits, Industry News Release, Livestock, Nursery Crops, Podcast, Research, Specialty Crops, Vegetables, Water

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is allocating $7.2 million to Florida as part of its effort to strengthen the nation’s infrastructure for pest detection and surveillance, identification, and threat mitigation, and to safeguard the U.S. nursery production system. Overall, USDA is providing $66 million in funding this year to support 407 projects in 49 states, Guam, Puerto Rico, and …

Ag in Review for the Week Ending March 24, 2017

Randall Weiseman Alabama, Export/Import, Field Crops, Florida, General, Georgia, Legislative, Livestock, Peanuts, Podcast, Poultry, Trade

In our recap of agricultural news from around the Southeast for the week ending March 24th, we hear from USDA’s Chief Veterinarian concerning avian influenza, talk about the confirmation hearing for Sonny Perdue, the nominee for Agriculture Secretary, the New World screwworm, optimistic farmers,

Ag in Review for the Week Ending January 27, 2017

Randall Weiseman Ag "Outdoors", Alabama, Cattle, Field Crops, Florida, General, Georgia, Livestock, Nursery Crops, Peanuts, Podcast, Specialty Crops, Vegetables, Weather

In our recap of agricultural news from around the Southeast for the week ending January 27, we discuss the fact many folks are in Orlando this weekend for the American Seed Trade Association’s (ASTA) 56th Vegetable and Flower Seed Conference, talk about the 2017 Cattle Industry Convention and NCBA Trade Show coming up in Nashville, Tennessee, that Peanut Proud is …

Ag in Review for the Week Ending January 20, 2017

Randall Weiseman Alabama, Cattle, Field Crops, Florida, General, Georgia, Livestock, Podcast, Specialty Crops

In our recap of agricultural news from around the Southeast for the week ending January 20, we talk about former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue being picked to serve as Agriculture Secretary, how efforts to see the withdrawal of WOTUS is happening on three different levels, have information about Southeast lawmakers serving on both the House and Senate Agriculture Committees, strawberries

Ag in Review for the Week Ending January 13, 2017

Randall Weiseman Alabama, Cattle, Cotton, Dairy, Field Crops, Florida, General, Georgia, Labor and Immigration, Livestock, Peanuts, Podcast

In our recap of agricultural news from around the Southeast for the week ending January 13, USDA’s National Agriculture Statistics Service released their January crop reports Thursday, dairy operators are going to be surveyed over the next few months, U.S. farmers bought more tractors in 2016,

Ag in Review for the Week Ending January 6, 2017

Randall Weiseman Alabama, Cattle, Environment, Field Crops, Florida, Forestry, Fruits, General, Georgia, Livestock, Peanuts, Podcast, Specialty Crops, USDA-NRCS, Vegetables

In our recap of agricultural news from around the Southeast for the week ending January 6, we have a report from the annual Southeast Regional Fruit and Vegetable Conference, talk about the Longleaf Initiative, have information about the introduction of peanut products to infants, politics and the farm bill,

Ag in Review for the Week Ending December 16, 2016

Randall Weiseman Ag "Outdoors", Alabama, Cattle, Environment, Field Crops, Florida, General, Georgia, Livestock, Peanuts, Podcast, Pork, Poultry

In this week’s recap of agricultural news from around the Southeast, we look at why many agriculture groups are concerned with USDA’s proposed changes to the GIPSA final interim rule, talk about an event held in Atlanta this past week to highlight the power of partner-driven conservation on private working lands, have information about the importance of agriculture, nature-made Christmas …