Heavy Rainfall Expected Across North Florida

Randall Weiseman Ag "Outdoors", Cattle, Field Crops, Florida, General, Industry News Release, Livestock, Weather

~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

Chairman of the Board of Directors of Sugar Cane Growers Cooperative Named

Dan Florida, General, Industry News Release, Specialty Crops, Sugar

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 …

USDA Announces Projects Designed to Improve Farm and Rural Business Energy Efficiency

Randall Weiseman Alabama, Energy, Field Crops, Florida, General, Georgia, Industry News Release, Livestock, Nursery Crops, Poultry, Specialty Crops

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

Environmental Stewardship Award Program Regional Winners Announced

Randall Weiseman Alabama, Cattle, Florida, General, Georgia, Industry News Release, Livestock

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