Agricultural Producers to Conserve Land through Climate-Smart Easements

Dan Ag "Outdoors", Agricultural Conservation Easement Program – Wetland Reserve Easements (ACEP-WRE), Climate Change, Environment, USDA-NRCS

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will invest about $138 million of financial assistance from President Biden’s Inflation Reduction Act, the largest climate investment in history. This will be through 138 new climate-smart conservation easements, where farmers and ranchers are conserving wetlands, grasslands and prime farmlands. These selected Agricultural Conservation Easement Program (ACEP) projects are part of a broad investment in climate-smart agriculture …

Sunbelt Ag Expo Sustainable Living Center Makeover

Dan Ag "Outdoors", Georgia, Industry

The Sunbelt Agricultural Exposition will celebrate its 42nd Anniversary show in just a couple of weeks, October 15-17. While there is always lots to see and do, this year their Sustainable Living Center will have a new makeover. Becca Turner, vice president of marketing and public relations at Sunbelt Ag Expo, explains. And Becca encourages folks to get their tickets online. Sponsored ContentNuseed …

The Ocala to Osceola Wildlife Corridor

Dan Ag "Outdoors", Florida, USDA-NRCS

The Ocala to Osceola Wildlife Corridor, or “O2O,” connects habitat supporting the Florida black bear, the red-cockaded woodpecker, eastern indigo snake and gopher tortoise. Landowners are encouraged to learn how a local nonprofit has teamed with the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service in Florida (NRCS) and other conservation groups to create a greenway that protects the Florida …

Children to Learn About Agriculture at UF/IFAS Citrus Youth Day

Dan Ag "Outdoors", Citrus, Education, Florida, Research

Children from across Florida will get a chance to learn about one of the major Florida agriculture industries at the second annual Citrus Youth Day. They might even get so inspired that they attend the University of Florida and pursue a career in agriculture, organizers say. Some 66 youth are scheduled to attend the event June 28 at the University …

Sunbelt Ag Expo Kicks off Today

Dan Ag "Outdoors", Field Crops, Georgia

“North America’s Premier Farm Show,” the Sunbelt Agricultural Exposition, opens today in Moultrie, GA. And according to Tyron Spearman, something new this year is a Circle Tram that goes around the outside of the 100-acre exhibit area stopping for attendees to load and unload at various points throughout the show. Sponsored ContentNuseed Carinata Covers New GroundJuly 15, 2024CIR Agriculture Harvester …

Field Demos Ready at Sunbelt Ag Expo

Dan Ag "Outdoors", Field Crops, Georgia

The 40th anniversary of the Sunbelt Agricultural Exposition starts Tuesday at Spence Field in Moultrie, Georgia. Show director Chip Blalock says their field crop demonstrations will be taking place again this year.   Sponsored ContentNuseed Carinata Covers New GroundJuly 15, 2024CIR Agriculture Harvester ProductsJuly 1, 2024TriEst Ag Group: Partners in ProfitabilityApril 1, 2024

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 …

Florida Commissioner’s Spotlight: Peace River-Christmas Message

Randall Weiseman Ag "Outdoors", FL Commissioner Report, Florida, General

On this week’s Commissioner’s Spotlight, Florida’s Commissioner of Agriculture Adam Putnam talks to Franko Galoso about “Operation Outdoor Freedom” newest camp at Peace River in southwest Florida. Download Audio To learn more click, Operation Outdoor Freedom and Peace River. Sponsored ContentNuseed Carinata Covers New GroundJuly 15, 2024CIR Agriculture Harvester ProductsJuly 1, 2024TriEst Ag Group: Partners in ProfitabilityApril 1, 2024