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Say Thanks…to a Farmer

happy-thanksgiving-cardEverett Griner talks about what we have to be thankful for on this Thanksgiving in today’s Agri View.


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Being Thankful for an Affordable Feast

A turkey dinner on a holiday table settingAs we sit down to give thanks at the table this year, don’t forget to give thanks the farmers and ranchers for the feast before us. Cindy Zimmerman, with economist John Anderson, tells us just what the cost of the Thanksgiving meal is this year according to the American Farm BureauThanksgiving Price Survey.


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Citrus Industry This Week: HLB & Undercover Growing; Citrus Marketing

The Citrus Industry This Week masthead represents the e-newsletter being sent weekly to growers and industry

Today’s issue of Citrus Industry This Week includes a report on growing trees under screen and what the Florida Department of Citrus is doing to aid citrus sales. Want to learn more? Click here to subscribe free and view the current issue. Click here to subscribe to the monthly Citrus Industry magazine.

Market Development Funds Given Out for Peanut Promotions

Peanut-in-a-shell-150x118The Foreign Agriculture Service announced they have given out the Market Development Funds for the year. Tyron Spearman tells us who has received some of these funds and what this means for the peanut industry.


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Peanut Crop Update

PeanutsTyron Spearman updates us on the progress of the peanut crop.


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Fact or Fiction

global warmingEverett Griner talks about Global Warming continuing to be questioned in today’s Agri View.


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Southeast AgNet This Week: AL Cattle in South Dakota; Peanut Disease

AgNet This Week

Today’s issue of Southeast AgNet This Week includes an update on Alabama cattle in South Dakota and information on a peanut disease growers need to stay on top of. Want to learn more? Click here to subscribe and view the current issue.

Making the Most Out Of Beef

meatCindy Zimmerman continues with Chef Dave Zino, culinary spokesperson for the Beef Checkoff, explaining how to make the most out of your dollar.


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Adama Expands Diamond Product for Soybeans and Peanuts

Dave Downing

Dave Downing

Dave Downing, brand leader for Adama (formally known as MANA in the United States), discusses the name change and expansion of Diamond products that will help not only the cotton grower, as it has for so many years, but soybean and peanut growers, too.


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Wheeler Wins AG-Vocate Award

Mark Wheeler

Mark Wheeler

Former Florida Citrus Mutual president Mark Wheeler has been awarded the Agriculture Institute of Folorida’s 2014 AG-Vocate Award.

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“How Sweet It Is” … Or Isn’t

Phillip Hayes

Phillip Hayes

This year the American Sugar Alliance (ASA) filed an anti-dumping and subsidy case against Mexico with the Department of Commerce. Phillip Hayes, spokesman for the ASA, talks about sugar beets and the ruling in the cases filed.


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Range Cattle Research and Education Center Dedicates New Education Building

By Brad Buck, bradbuck@ufl.edu
Source: John Arthington, jarth@ufl.edu

Cattlemen, Extension agents and other stakeholders soon can attend educational events at a new University of Florida facility dedicated to teaching how to manage the state’s grazing lands.

Officials dedicated and opened the Grazinglands Education Building Nov. 20 at UF’s Range Cattle Research and Education Center in Ona. At the same time, they recognized major donors and highlighted their “Campaign for Ona.”

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Valent Intego Suite, New Seed Protection For Soybeans

valent-thad-hayesValent’s Thad Hayes, soybean seed protection marketing manager, talks about a brand new product that can protect soybeans.


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Beef Checkoff ROI Study Important for Industry

www.mybeefcheckoff.comIn this week’s “Getting to know your beef checkoff” brought to you by your beef checkoff, did you know a study released this summer continues to impress beef producers? Kim Brackett, chairman of the Cattlemen’s Beef Board, says the findings couldn’t be better for the beef industry.


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To learn more about your beef checkoff go to mybeefcheckoff.com.

What’s New?

"I've really been ignoring the paperwork lately."

“I’ve really been ignoring the paperwork lately.”

Everett Griner talks about paperwork being a big part of farming in today’s Agri View.


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Social Media for Farmers

Erin Enhle

Erin Enhle

Social media can help farmers – especially those marketing directly to consumers, says photographer-designer Erin Enhle, a speaker at the recent Florida Agriculture Financial Management Conference. She offers some simple tips for using this fairly inexpensive medium to tell customers your story. Read the rest of this entry »

Learning About Beef From a Chef

juicy beef steakIf you want to learn more beef receipoes, Cindy Zimmerman has Chef Dave Zino, culinary spokesperson for the Beef Checkoff, talk about what is available on the Beef Checkoff website.


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What Are Pushing Dairy Prices Down in 2015?

dairy cows in milking parlorRod Bain with the USDA speaks with Seth Meyers about the declining dairy prices.


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Funding Awarded to Expand Export Markets

Tyron Spearman

Tyron Spearman

Tyron Spearman discusses the USDA Foreign Agriculture Service awarding funding to more than 60 agriculture programs and what it means for the peanut industry.


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Technology Keeping Cotton in the Game

Mark Messura

Mark Messura

Mark Messura, Senior Vice President for Cotton Incorporated, looks at how technology has helped keep cotton in the game.


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Learn more at cottoninc.com.

Georgia Beef for the Holidays

Suzanne Bentley

Suzanne Bentley

With Thanksgiving upon us, many folks may be thinking turkey or even ham, but Suzanne Bentley with the Georgia Beef Board hopes you will think beef.


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Alabama Cattlemen Scholarship Deadline Nearing

Dr. Billy Powell

Dr. Billy Powell

Dr. Billy Powell with the Alabama Cattlemen’s Foundation wants to pass along a reminder that the deadline for those interested in applying for scholarships is nearing.


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Florida Beef Cooking Demonstration

Ashley Hughes

Ashley Hughes

The Florida Beef Council works in many ways to reach consumers, and Ashley Hughes has information on how they did just that through a recent cooking demonstration.


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Citrus’ Undercover Battle with HLB

Arnold Schumann

Arnold Schumann

An outdoor advanced citrus production system (ACPS) intended to produce citrus quickly in the face of HLB works well, but only for a few years. University of Florida scientist Arnold Schumann explains why, and discusses his efforts to keep trees doing well longer by growing them under screen. He’s optimistic the system might be feasible for high-value fresh citrus in niche markets.


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Florida Commissioner’s Spotlight: Giving Thanks for Ranchers Farmers and Growers

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Adam Putnam

On this week’s Commissioner’s Spotlight, Florida’s Commissioner of Agriculture Adam Putnam talks to Franko Galoso about giving thanks for Ranchers, Farmers and Growers.


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You can follow Florida Commissioner Adam Putnam on Facebook and Twitter.

Discover more by visiting FreshFromFlorida.com.

Tough Year

farm incomeEverett Griner talks about the net farm income being down this year in today’s Agri View.


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Weekly Livestock Market Report

Here are the Alabama and Georgia cattle market numbers for the week ending November 21st, compiled by the Livestock Market News Service for both states.

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Options for Thawing that Turkey

As we near Thanksgiving, Cindy Zimmerman offers some tips on thawing that turkey.


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Special Master Named in Florida-Georgia River Fight

From: The News Service of Florida

news service florida logoThe U.S. Supreme Court this week appointed a Maine attorney to serve as a special master in a long-running legal battle between Florida and Georgia about the amount of freshwater flowing into Apalachicola Bay. The Supreme Court said early this month it would take up a lawsuit filed by Florida against Georgia. The court Wednesday appointed Maine attorney Ralph I. Lancaster Jr. to serve as a special master who will call witnesses, issue subpoenas, take evidence and submit reports to Read the rest of this entry »

Peanut Export Update

Tyron Spearman has a look at the latest peanut export numbers.


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