We told you last month that at the end of 2016, the Florida Beef Council had a position open up, and efforts continue through various interviews to fill it. But Jim Handley, chief executive officer with the Beef Council, wants producers to know work through their beef checkoff continues and has this reminder as to how the program is conducted …
Cattle producers in Alabama are invited to take part in the 2017 Alabama Cattlemen’s Association Convention and Trade Show Wednesday and Thursday in Montgomery. ACA President-elect, Richard Meadows, says there will be a lot to see this year.
The new president-elect of the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA), Kevin Kester from Parkfield, California, knows it will be a busy year for them as there are a variety of issues to deal with that affect cattlemen across the country.
While a good number of cattlemen and women from Alabama were in Nashville, Tennessee last week for the 2017 Cattle Industry Convention, Dr. Billy Powell says the focus now is on the annual Alabama Cattlemen’s Association Convention and Trade Show coming up next week in Montgomery.
Here are the Alabama and Georgia livestock market reports for the week ending February 3rd, compiled by the Livestock Market News Service for both states.
Cattle producers from across the country are in Nashville, Tennessee this week for the 2017 Cattle Industry Convention and NCBA Trade Show. One of those is Jennifer Houston from Tennessee, who currently serves as the Chairman of the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association Policy Division, but is also NCBA’s Vice President-elect. She says there are a lot of policy issues being …
USDA’s National Agriculture Statistics Service has released their U.S. Cattle Inventory report, and the new numbers show a 2 percent increase over last year, at 93.6 million head. Here in the Southeast, the numbers show an increase of 4 percent in Alabama, a 1 percent increase in Florida, while Georgia’s cattle inventory is unchanged from last year.
The 2017 Cattle Industry Convention and NCBA Trade Show officially kicks off Wednesday in Nashville, Tennessee, and a variety of topics will be discussed during the annual event. Colin Woodall, senior vice president of government affairs for the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, says those issue include such things as trade, EPA regulations and even the farm bill.
Cattlemen and women from across the country will be in Nashville, Tennessee next week for the 2017 Cattle Industry Convention and NCBA Trade Show. The event will take place February 1-3 at the Gaylord Opryland Hotel.
From: Florida Department of Agriculture Following the announcement that a stray dog found in Homestead, Fla. was positive for New World screwworm, the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services announced that it will begin releasing sterile flies on Friday, Jan. 13, 2017 in the Homestead area as a precautionary measure. Since the 1950s, …