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Weekly Livestock Market Report Week Ending 09-25-2020

Clint Thompson Alabama, Cattle, Florida, Georgia

Here are the weekly livestock market reports for Alabama, Florida, and Georgia, for the week ended September 25, 2020, compiled by the Livestock Market News Service for all three states. AL Livestock Market Report: At Alabama Livestock Auctions receipts at 21 markets totaled an estimated 14,900 head compared to 12,795 last week and 18,818 year ago. Compared to one week …

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New Report Examines Cattle Market Issues and Solutions

Clint Thompson Cattle

A new report unveiled by the American Farm Bureau Federation provides an in-depth examination of the causes and price implications resulting from extreme market volatility in the cattle industry. It also sets the stage to explore policy solutions. The Cattle Market Working Group, comprised of 10 state Farm Bureau presidents, spent more than two months investigating factors that led to …

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Florida Cattle Rancher Testifies in Senate EPW on ESA Modernization

Clint Thompson Cattle

On Wednesday, cattle rancher Liesa Priddy from Immokalee, Florida testified before the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works (EPW) on behalf of the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) and the Public Lands Council (PLC). Priddy told Southeast AgNet’s Randall Weiseman that she supports S.4589, the Endangered Species Act (ESA) Amendments of 2020. WASHINGTON (Sept. 23, 2020) – Florida …

Cattle Market Transparency Act of 2020 Introduced

Clint Thompson Cattle

On Tuesday, U.S. Senator Deb Fischer from Nebraska, a member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, introduced the Cattle Market Transparency Act of 2020. The legislation would restore transparency and accountability in the cattle market by establishing regional negotiated cash minimums and equipping producers with more market information. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) concluded its investigation this summer into potential …

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NMPF Offers Toolbox to Dairy Farmers

Clint Thompson Dairy

Now that USDA has announced a new round of disaster assistance to agricultural producers with CFAP-2, the National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF) has created a resource guide to help dairy farmers understand and apply for the program. The toolbox includes a breakdown of what the latest Coronavirus Food Assistance Program includes for dairy, as well as a link to relevant …

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Alabama Cattlemen Assist Members After the Storm

Clint Thompson Alabama, Cattle

Hurricane Sally, the slow-moving Category 2 storm, made landfall in Baldwin County, Ala. early last Wednesday morning. Much of agriculture across that area was affected. According to Alabama Cattlemen’s Association (ACA) Executive Director, Erin Beasley, that includes cattle producers and many members of the Association traveled to the Southern part of the state this past weekend to help. For more …

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NCBA Providing Specific Information on CFAP-2

Clint Thompson Cattle

Many agricultural groups are pleased with the announcement late last week that sign-up began today for the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program-2 (CFAP-2). One of those groups is the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA), and its Executive Director of Government Affairs Danielle Beck, explains what round two of CFAP looks like for cattle producers. Beck notes they have more specific information …

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Weekly Livestock Market Report Week Ending 09-18-2020

Clint Thompson Alabama, Cattle, Florida, Georgia

Here are the weekly livestock market reports for Alabama, Florida, and Georgia, for the week ended September 18, 2020, compiled by the Livestock Market News Service for all three states. AL Livestock Market Report: At Alabama Livestock Auctions receipts at 21 markets totaled an estimated 12,800 head compared to 11,461 last week and 12,616 year ago. Compared to one week …

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More Production and Price Impacts in Dairy Outlook

Clint Thompson Dairy, USDA

United States Department of Agriculture The recent trend of more milk per cow is expected to continue to boost production. How will that affect prices? Rod Bain has the story with World Agricultural Outlook Board Chair Mark Jekanowski.

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Florida Beef Council Pleased with Summer Campaigns

Clint Thompson Beef, Florida

The final figures are in from a couple of Beef Checkoff campaigns that took place in Florida this summer. DeAnne Maples, director of education & promotion for the Florida Beef Council (FBC), says they were very pleased with the numbers. For more information about these and other Beef Checkoff promotions in the state, contact the FBC office in Kissimmee.