Georgia agriculture officials held a briefing this week in Gainesville on Avian Influenza. State veterinarian Dr. Lee Myers talked with Southeast Agnetâ€™s Lee McCoy about what the state is doing to protect the poultry industry from the disease. Report (1:30 wma)
NAIS has made it easy to get your premises registered by simply going on line. Â Report (:30 wma) For a direct link to the NAIS website, click Here.
The Georgia Egg Commission will continue its mission for at least another three years. Report (:30 wma)
With all the emphasis these days on producing energy from biomass, Alabama could be sitting on a gold mine with poultry litter, according to the USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service in Alabama. Report (1:00 wma)
There’s a new tool developed by USDA to help livestock producers reduce animal housing energy costs. Â Report (1:00 wma) Click Here to learn more.
Talking to members of the National Farm Broadcatsers Association this week in Kansas City, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Mike Johanns said he believes in a voluntary Animal ID system. Â Report (1:00 wma)
USDA continues to work with states in the promotion of Animal Identification. Under Secretary Bruce Knight says an outreach campaign is underway toÂ reach individual producers.Â Report (1:00 wma) To learn more about animal ID, just go to USDA’s website.