AMELIA ISLAND, FL – The Joint Industry Safety and Health Council has recognized 92 chicken and turkey facilities for outstanding safety performance through the implementation of innovative and effective employee safety and health programs. The annual safety awards were presented during the
~A flash flood watch has been issued across North Florida effective until Sunday~ TALLAHASSEE – Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEM) officials urge residents and visitors to be aware and use caution this weekend as a flash flood watch has been issued for North Florida. A watch means that there is a potential for
JOHN L. HUNDLEY NAMED CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD OF SUGAR CANE GROWERS COOPERATIVE OF FLORIDA BELLE GLADE, FL……John L. Hundley was named chairman of the board of directors of Sugar Cane Growers Cooperative yesterday following the full retirement of George H. Wedgworth, the founding president and chairman for more than a half century. “Serving as Chairman of the Board and …
The National Peanut Board recently approved their budget for FY14, which begins November 1. Tyron Spearman has the details. Download Audio
WASHINGTON, Aug. 15, 2013 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced funding for 631 projects across the nation that will help agricultural producers and rural small businesses reduce their energy consumption and costs, use renewable energy technologies in their operations and/or conduct
The 2013 Cattle Industry Summer Conference is wrapping up in Denver today with the meeting of the Cattlemen’s Beef Board (CBB). During the last couple of days, all checkoff program committees, plus the
The beef industry has improved its sustainability by 5 percent in just six years according to the results of the checkoff-funded Beef Industry Sustainability Assessment, released Thursday during the 2013 Cattle Industry Summer Conference.
DENVER (Aug. 8, 2013) – Seven cattle operations from across the country were recognized as 2013 regional Environmental Stewardship Award Program (ESAP) winners during the 2013 Cattle Industry Summer Conference in Denver, Colo., today. The seven regional winners will compete for the national ESAP award, which will be announced during
Auburn, Ala. – Dr. William Puckett of Auburn was recently awarded the Soil Conservationist of the Year Award at the 2013 Alabama Wildlife Federation Governor’s Conservation Achievement Awards banquet. The banquet was held on August 2, 2013 at The Marriott Legends at Capitol Hill in Prattville. Governor Robert Bentley
Orlando, Fla. – The executive committee of the annual Florida Agriculture Financial Management Conference has officially announced the dates for this year’s conference on October 21 – 22, 2013 at the Omni Orlando Resort at Champions Gate.