Georgia Avian Flu Briefing

Randall Weiseman Georgia, Poultry

Georgia agriculture officials held a briefing this week in Gainesville on Avian Influenza. State veterinarian Dr. Lee Myers talked with Southeast Agnet’s Lee McCoy about what the state is doing to protect the poultry industry from the disease. Report (1:30 wma)

Litter to Energy Projects

Randall Weiseman Alabama, Poultry, USDA-NRCS

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)

Campaign to Promote Animal ID

Randall Weiseman Cattle, Dairy, Livestock, Pork, Poultry

USDA continues to work with states in the promotion of Animal Identification. Under Secretary Bruce Knight says an outreach campaign is underway to reach individual producers.  Report (1:00 wma) To learn more about animal ID, just go to USDA’s website.