AUSTIN -- The
mission, operations, and performance of the Texas Racing Commission
(TxRC) are undergoing Sunset review as directed by the Texas
Legislature in the Texas Sunset Act. The Sunset Advisory Commission
evaluates state agencies to determine if they are still need...
Association USA virtual meeting slated for June 25
Vt. -- Holstein Association USA, Inc. will host a Virtual Member
Update Meeting Thursday, June 25, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time. It
will feature the President’s Address, CEO’s State of the Association
Address, and the 2019 Financial Report. Details on how to regist...
Meatpacking rebounds but high prices,
backlogs to persist
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- Meat production has rebounded from its
low point during the coronavirus pandemic when dozens of plants were
closed, but experts say consumer prices are likely to remain high and it
will take months to work through a backlog of millions of pigs an...
Agricultural producers who have not yet enrolled in the Agriculture
Risk Coverage (ARC) or Price Loss Coverage (PLC) programs for 2020
must do so by June 30. Although program elections for the 2020 crop
year remain the same as elections made for 2019, all p...
-- USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) will begin accepting nominations
for county committee members on Monday, June 15, 2020. Elections will
occur in certain Local Administrative Areas (LAA) for these members
who make important decisions about how federal farm programs are
Ill. -- The GROWMARK System is pleased to recognize the 2020 Endure
Advocate award winners. The Endure Advocate award is given to FS Crop
Specialists who engage in 4R Nutrient Management and Sustainable
Farming Practices with their grower customers. This year, five Crop
WASHINGTON -- What are possibilities for the food
industry and specifically in dairy as we move through the COVID-19
pandemic? In DairyVoice episode 20, the guest is Fred Schonenberg of
VentureFuel, which helped California Milk do a "shark tank"
style program. Schonenb...
I wrote this many years ago. I have shared this with you
before, but because I had so many comments of camaraderie and because I
think that many of you can relate--I decided to re-publish this week.
Coming out fr...