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Rain, Rain Go Away

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Everett Griner talks about California drenched buy much needed rain in today’s Agri View. Hear Everett’s report and learn more.

Ag in Review for the Week Ending March 17, 2017

Agnet_logo_at_150_dpiIn our recap of agricultural news from around the Southeast for the week ending March 17th, we have an update concerning avian influenza, when damage assessments to certain crops might be available after this week’s freeze event, cabbage, weather damage to pecan trees, Read the rest of this entry »

Freeze Impacts on Southeastern Crops Still Unknown

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Damage assessments to peaches and other southeastern crops will continue for weeks in the aftermath of this week’s freeze event. Rod Bain has the first part of this story. Read the rest of this entry »

Unusual Storm Losses

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Everett Griner talks about a storm destroying 115-year-old trees in today’s Agri View. Hear Everett’s report and learn more.

Freezing Temperatures Threaten Strawberry, Peach Crops

freezing temperaturesThe threat of freezing temperatures in Alabama quickly shifted strawberry and peach growers from production mode into protection mode.

Producers of both fruits are making preparations to protect their crops from frost and freezing temperatures. Read the rest of this entry »

Southeastern Peach Crop Threatened by Freezes This Week

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Arctic air could bring trouble for southeastern fruit crops, particularly peaches. Gary Crawford has the first part of this story. Read the rest of this entry »

El Nino May Yet Show Up in 2017

El NinoTropical waters in the Pacific Ocean are said to be warming at an increasingly substantial rate, leading some to believe the time it will take for another round of El Nino appears to be getting shorter and shorter. Read the rest of this entry »

Hoping for Better Rainfall in Alabama This Year

green-sprouts-in-the-rainThe regional drought monitor does look a bit better today than it did just a few weeks ago, but there are still many areas in the Northern half of Alabama in the severe to extreme drought category. Alabama Commissioner of Agriculture and Industries John McMillan hopes things will be much better this year.


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USDA Invests $103 Million to Protect Lives, Property After Natural Disasters

million disaster recoveryActing Deputy Agriculture Secretary Michael Young today announced U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing up to $103 million in fiscal year 2017 for disaster recovery efforts to help state, local and tribal units of government protect lives and property in disaster-affected areas following natural disasters. Read the rest of this entry »

More Drought?

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Everett Griner talks about the possibilities of the drought continuing in 2017 in today’s Agri View. Hear Everett’s report and learn more.

Ag in Review for the Week Ending January 27, 2017

Agnet_logo_at_150_dpiIn 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 accepting donations of money and product for those affected by the devastating storms and tornadoes, Super Bowl food, weather Read the rest of this entry »

Broad Support for Georgia Storm Victims

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The series of deadly storms that moved across the Southeast this past week, including through southwest Georgia, has brought broad support from many for those victims. And Georgia Agribusiness Council President Bryan Tolar says that includes those in the state capital. Read the rest of this entry »

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