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Weekly Livestock Market Report

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 09:36:54 +0000

Here are the weekly livestock market reports for Alabama, Florida, and Georgia, for the week ended November 17, 2017, compiled by the Livestock Market News Service for all three states.   **This report will not be issued next week due to markets in all three states being closed in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday.** AL Livestock Market Report: At Alabama ...

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Dairy Producers Look for Solutions in 2018 Farm Bill

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 18:21:00 +0000

2018 promises to be a big year for the dairy industry. An important part of the conversation will be managing volatility and how to improve current price support programs. Like all of agriculture, the dairy industry is eagerly awaiting the launch of a new Farm Bill in January 2019. Policies to improve the current economic climate for the nation’s milk ...

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Judge Sides with Landowner on Disputed Water Permit

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 18:00:54 +0000

An administrative law judge Friday backed a decision to issue a water-use permit to a major Marion County landowner, despite arguments by environmental groups about possible harm to Silver Springs and the Silver River. Judge E. Gary Early, in a 67-page decision, recommended that the St. Johns River Water Management District move forward with issuing a consumptive-use permit to Sleepy ...

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Fewer Peanuts Could Stabilize Market

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 17:42:39 +0000

The latest reports show fewer peanuts will be harvested this year than first thought, and according to Tyron Spearman, this could help stabilize the market.  

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USDA Revises 2018 Beef, Pork and Dairy Forecasts

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 17:23:46 +0000

USDA has revised their beef, pork and dairy production and price forecasts for 2018. Gary Crawford has the report.        

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Celebrating National Take a Hike Day

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 09:30:00 +0000

Cathy Isom lets you know why you’ll want to lace up those hiking shoes and plot an outdoor adventure today. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Today you really can go tell someone to go Take a Hike, because it’s “National Take a Hike Day.” which is observed annually on November 17th. With over 60,000 miles of trails across the ...

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Biodiesel Board Responds to RFS RIN Concerns

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 09:06:42 +0000

A letter from the National Biodiesel Board to the Trump Administration seeks to clarify issues refineries are wanted addressed. Texas Senator Ted Cruz is holding the nomination of Iowa Agriculture Secretary Bill Northey to the Department of Agriculture, asking for a meeting to discuss renewable identification number credits, or RINs. Cruz says refiners call the RINs expensive, “costing thousands of ...

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Study Says Ethanol Production Creates More Carbon Emissions

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 09:05:48 +0000

A study by the University of Wisconsin says carbon emissions increase when land is converted into crops for ethanol. The study released this week says the carbon emissions increase since the ethanol mandate in 2007 is equivalent to 20 million new cars driving on America’s roadways every year. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports the study underscores the unintended consequences of ...

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Senator Urging Farmers to Stand Up for NAFTA

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 09:04:44 +0000

Republican Senator Jerry Moran penned an open letter to farmers and ranchers this week asking them to “do more” regarding concerns surrounding the North American Free Trade Agreement. The letter urges farmers, farm groups, and others, to “raise their concerns” with President Trump. He challenged the industry to do so via op-eds, letters, social media campaigns, and other venues about ...

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Ag Coalition Stressing Importance of NAFTA

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 09:02:47 +0000

A coalition of agriculture groups is stressing the importance of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) to state governors. The coalition representing more than 100 agriculture groups is asking the governors to let President Trump know that they “support a modernized NAFTA that maintains and enhances food and agricultural trade,” according to the Hagstrom Report. The letter comes as ...

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