Alabama Cattlemen Approve Budgets

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The Alabama Cattlemen’s Association (ACA) board of directors met last week and approved the 2017 Beef Checkoff marketing plan. ACA Executive Vice President Dr. Billy Powell says the board also passed the budget for the ACA general fund. Download Audio And during that meeting, Dr. Billy Powell announced his retirement plans. To learn more about that click here.

Florida Ranchers Take Part in BQA Training Event

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We’ve talked various times about BQA, the Beef Quality Assurance program, and its importance to the industry. Beef producers across the country are encouraged to take part in the BQA certification process, and that’s exactly what a group of ranchers in Florida did recently. In our weekly beef checkoff report, Ashley Hughes with the Florida Beef Council explains how a …

NRCS Announces CSP Sign-up Is Underway

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USDA has announced that agricultural producers can sign up for funding now until Feb. 3 through USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP). NRCS associate chief for conservation, Leonard Jordan, says funds are now available for landowners. Download Audio

Florida NRCS Holding State Technical Advisory Committee Meeting

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USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Florida will conduct a State Technical Advisory Committee meeting Tuesday, November 15 in Gainesville. State conservationist Russell Morgan says this meeting is being held to assist agricultural producers in meeting their land management goals while protecting our natural resources. Download Audio