weekly livestock market report

Livestock Market Reports for Week Ended 12-3-2021

Dan Alabama, Cattle, Florida, Georgia

Here are the weekly livestock market reports for Alabama, Florida, and Georgia for the week ended December 3, 2021, compiled by the Livestock Market News Service for all three states. AL Livestock Market Report: At Alabama Livestock Auctions, for the week ending-December 03, 2021, receipts at 21 markets totaled an estimated 17,600 head compared to 0 last week and 16,359 …

CSP

CSP Signup in Florida Ends Dec. 10

Dan Conservation, Environment, Florida, USDA-NRCS

The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Florida wants to remind agricultural producers and forest landowners they are accepting applications for the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP). But the deadline to apply to be considered for funding in the current cycle is December 10, 2021. CSP is for working lands, including cropland, pastureland, rangeland, non-industrial forestland as well as tribal lands. The program helps producers …

Florida farmers

Florida Farmers Grapple with Transportation Problems

Dan Coronavirus, Florida, Legislative, Regulation

(TALLAHASSEE/NSF/Dec. 2, 2021) — While global supply chain issues are reportedly easing, Florida farmers told lawmakers Thursday that perishable items with short shelf lives continue to struggle in being moved from fields to markets. During a meeting of the Senate Agriculture Committee, growers said the industry faces transportation and labor shortages in getting products out of the ground and to …

Florida State Conservationist

Florida State Conservationist Promoting EQIP

Dan Conservation, Environment, Florida, USDA-NRCS

Many producers and landowners are familiar with the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP). But some may not be familiar with all of the practices offered under EQIP. So, Florida State Conservationist Juan Hernandez, with USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), wants you to know that EQIP applications are accepted on a continuous basis. Through EQIP, assistance is available to help producers and landowners plan and …

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Support the Florida Cattlemen’s Foundation

Dan Cattle, Florida

As we near the end of 2021, the Florida Cattlemen’s Foundation (FCF) wants to remind ranchers and landowners across the state that they do entertain donations of not just cash, but also real property, stocks, bonds or other assets and use them to provide for the betterment of the Florida Cattle Industry. The FCF is a 501c3 non-profit organization that provides funding …

Commissioner

Commissioner Nikki Fried and FDACS to Host 2022 Taste of Florida Agriculture Reception

Dan Florida

(Tallahassee, FL/Nov. 26, 2021) — On Tuesday, November 30, Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried and the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) will host the 2022 Taste of Florida Agriculture Reception from 5:00 – 7:00pm at the Capitol Courtyard. The Taste of Florida Agriculture reception is an annual, co-hosted event between FDACS and the Florida Farm Bureau Federation to highlight a variety of Florida-grown …

nrcs

NRCS in Florida Announces Agricultural Conservation Easement Program Signup

Dan Conservation, Environment, Florida, USDA-NRCS

The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Florida has announced they are accepting applications from agricultural producers and forest landowners for the Agricultural Conservation Easement Program (ACEP). While NRCS does accept ACEP applications year-round, producers and landowners should apply by December 31, 2021 to be considered for funding in the current cycle. ACEP provides financial and technical assistance to help conserve agricultural lands and wetlands …

Florida Beef Council

Florida Beef Council Hosts FCLA Session

Dan Cattle, Florida

Class 8 of the Florida Cattlemen’s Leadership Academy (FCLA) is underway, and the Florida Beef Council (FBC) was involved in the latest session. It was a beef cook-off event. Ashton Meares from St. Cloud, is one of class members, and she told Southeast AgNet’s Randall Weiseman the cook-off was a learning experience. For more information about Beef Checkoff activities in the state, …

agriculture

Agriculture in the Sunshine State

Dan Florida, USDA-NASS

Back in July of this year, an article written by Mark Hudson with the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), hi-lighted Agriculture in the Sunshine State. And while he noted Florida’s recognized signature crop is citrus, there are other significant commodities. This of course includes vegetables, where the state ranks fourth among all states in total vegetables harvested acres. Most of these crops are grown beginning …

weekly livestock market report

Livestock Market Reports for Week Ended 11-19-2021

Dan Alabama, Cattle, Florida, Georgia

Here are the weekly livestock market reports for Alabama, Florida, and Georgia for the week ended November 19, 2021, compiled by the Livestock Market News Service for all three states. AL Livestock Market Report: At Alabama Livestock Auctions, for the week ending November 19, 2021, receipts at 21 markets totaled an estimated 17,200 head compared to 18,641 last week and …