GA Looking Forward to Beef Expo & GCA Convention

Randall Weiseman Cattle, Georgia

The President of the Georgia Cattlemen’s Association says they are looking forward to the joint event of the GCA Convention and the Ga Beef Expo in April.  Report (1:00 wma) Click Here to learn more about the Ga Beef Industry Convention & Expo.

GA Ag Commissioner’s Race

Randall Weiseman General, Georgia

Is it time for a change in leadership at the Georgia Department of Agriculture, or are people satisfied with the way things are? That’s the decision voters will make for state agriculture commissioner – between Democrat Tommy Irvin and Republican Gary Black. Report (1:00 wma)

Bump in the Road for e85

Randall Weiseman Energy, General

A recent decision by Underwriters Laboratory to review E85 pump parts for approval is a bump in the road for expansion of 85 percent ethanol across this land of ours, but the Renewable Fuels Association says it’s only temporary. Report (1:00 wma)

Preparing For the Count

Randall Weiseman General

USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) is preparing for the 2007 Census of Agriculture. FL Report (1:00 wma) AL Report (1:00 wma) USDA NASS

AL Laying Out Plan for Beef Checkoff

Randall Weiseman Alabama, Beef

On Wednesday a group of cattlemen from across Alabama met to discuss plans for the 2007 Beef Checkoff in the state. I talked with Dr. Billy Powell of the Alabama Cattlemen’s Assocation about the meeting and what happens now.  Report (1:00 wma)

60% of Peanut Crop Now Counted

Randall Weiseman Peanuts

The peanut crop continues to slowly come in, as Tyron Spearman says at this point only 60% of the crop has been counted.  Report (:25 wma)