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  • Sen. Bill Nelson Fighting for Citrus Disaster-Relief Money
    Following is a statement from U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL) on President Trump’s efforts to block any attempt by Nelson and others to add additional money for Florida’s citrus growers to the disaster-relief package being considered in the Senate today. “I’m disappointed that the president has nixed the disaster money for Florida’s citrus growers,” said […]
    Tacy Callies
  • CRDF Update on NuPsyllid Project and More
    Citrus Research and Development Foundation (CRDF) Chief Operations Officer Harold Browning reports on the conclusion of the five-year NuPsyllid project aimed at developing a psyllid that won’t spread HLB. “The NuPsyllid project was a project funded through the USDA competitive grant program and was established in 2012 to develop a psyllid that would not be […]
    Ernie Neff
  • Citrus Commission Chairman Testifies on Hurricane Damage
    The Florida Senate Agriculture Committee held a meeting to discuss Hurricane Irma damage on Oct. 12 in Tallahassee. The meeting featured two panels of growers and ranchers who gave testimony about damage they have witnessed from the hurricane. Ellis Hunt, third-generation citrus grower and chairman of the Florida Citrus Commission, gave testimony about his family […]
    Abbey Taylor

RSS News From Southeast AgNet

  • Weekly Livestock Market Report
    Here are the Alabama, Florida, and Georgia livestock market reports for the week ended October 20, 2017, compiled by the Livestock Market News Service for all three states.   AL Livestock Market Report: At Alabama Livestock Auctions for the week ended October 20, 2017, receipts at 21 markets totaled an estimated 16,500 head compared to […]
  • Securing All Livestock Equitably Details
    Livestock producers many times only have one payday a year. That’s when they load trucks and head to the local sale barn. This day can be nerve-racking for the producer as they wait to see how the market will fare for them. It can be made more nerve-racking and even stomach sickening when the check […]
  • Peanut Market Update
    Tyron Spearman provides an update on peanut prices and other market information.       The post Peanut Market Update appeared first on Southeast AgNET.