weekly livestock market report

Livestock Market Reports for Week Ended 12-02-2022

Dan Alabama, Beef, Cattle, Florida, Georgia

Here are the weekly livestock market reports for Alabama, Florida, and Georgia for the week ended December 2, 2022, compiled by the Livestock Market News Service for all three states. AL Livestock Market Report: At Alabama Livestock Auctions, for the week ended December 02, 2022, receipts at 21 markets totaled an estimated 15,800 head compared to 0 last week and …

Great Florida Cattle Drive

Great Florida Cattle Drive 2022

Dan Beef, Cattle, Florida

The Great Florida Cattle Drive 2022 will be held December 4–10, with 500 participants helping take 1,000 head of cattle through some of the last “Old Florida” style lands. According to a story from the University of Florida/IFAS, to celebrate the previous drives and to salute over 500 years of Florida’s “cow culture,” this event will consist of driving cattle, riding the trail, sleeping …

U.S. Sugar

U.S. Sugar Completes Deal Amid Legal Fight

Dan Florida, Sugar

(NSF/TALLAHASSEE) — U.S. Sugar Corp. has completed a $315 million purchase of another large player in the sugar industry as the federal government continues to fight the merger on antitrust grounds. Attorneys for Clewiston-based U.S. Sugar said in a court filing Tuesday that it had completed the acquisition of the assets of Imperial Sugar Co. The filing came after a …

wildlife

Florida Wildlife Officials Take Aim at Pythons

Dan Florida

(NSF/PANAMA CITY BEACH, FL/November 30, 2022) — State wildlife officials want more money to eradicate invasive Burmese pythons and increased penalties for people who illegally import and release venomous reptiles. The proposals were part of $150.2 million in legislative funding requests backed Wednesday by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. Also, agency staff members were directed to consider giving …

agricultural

Protect Your Agricultural Land with a Conservation Easement

Dan Agricultural Conservation Easement Program – Wetland Reserve Easements (ACEP-WRE), Agricultural Land Easements (ALE), Florida, USDA-NRCS

If you are an agricultural landowner interested in protecting the integrity of your property, the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Florida encourages you to consider safeguarding your agricultural land with a conservation easement. NRCS accepts agricultural conservation easement applications year-round; but applications for FY2023 funding are being accepted now until January 31, 2023. The Agricultural Conservation Easement Program (ACEP) protects the agricultural viability …

fca

FCA to Hold Year End Quarterly Meeting

Dan Cattle, Florida, Florida Cattlemen's Association (FCA)

The Florida Cattlemen’s Association (FCA) will be holding their Year End Quarterly Meeting this week. The two-day event, December 1-2, will take place in West Port St. Lucie at the STEM Center building at Indian River State College, Pruitt Campus. It kicks off Thursday morning at 7:00 with a Legislative Committee Meeting. The FCA Executive Board Meeting starts at 8:30am with the Allied …

56th Florida Dairy Production Conference

56th Florida Dairy Production Conference is Thursday

Dan Cattle, Dairy, Education, Florida

The 56th Florida Dairy Production Conference will be held Thursday, December 1st at the Straughn Center in Gainesville FL. The Conference started in 1964 and aims to create a program that brings together some of the newest research, innovations, recommendations, and ideas for improving the sustainability and profitability of the Florida dairy industry. The presented information provides practical take-home messages for dairy farmers …

weekly livestock market report

Livestock Market Reports for Week Ended 11-18-2022

Dan Alabama, Beef, Cattle, Florida, Georgia

Here are the weekly livestock market reports for Alabama, Florida, and Georgia for the week ended November 18, 2022, compiled by the Livestock Market News Service for all three states. **These reports will not be issued next week due to markets being closed in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.** AL Livestock Market Report: At Alabama Livestock Auctions, for the week …

Florida lawmakers

Florida Lawmakers Preparing for Special Session

Dan Florida, Legislative

(NSF/TALLAHASSEE, FL) — With Florida lawmakers already expected to hold a special session next month, Governor Ron DeSantis says he’s working on an agenda with legislative leaders that could mean more special sessions in advance of the 2023 regular session. While he didn’t provide details about issues that could be addressed, DeSantis did say the additional special sessions could happen …