Monthly Archives: December 2021
Monthly Archives: December 2021

How North America Can Assist in Global Food Security Efforts

A recent panel brought North American ag leaders together to discuss how their nation’s collaborative efforts can help reduce food insecurity and improve ag sustainability around the world. Rod Bain reports.

SC Commissioner Weathers: Meeting Season

In the ag community, January is often referred to as meeting season. SC Ag Commissioner Hugh Weathers is here to tell us all about the happenings this new year. Before farmers put seeds in the ground, they head over to …

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Big Effort to Reduce Poultry-Related Salmonella Infections in Humans

Poultry companies are reducing Salmonella contamination in their products, but human illness cases continue high. Gary Crawford has more.

Grant Offering Supporting Sustainable Ag Systems Research

Continued research of and innovation within sustainable agricultural systems is the intent of recent USDA grants. Rod Bain reports.

Merry Christmas from the Southern Farm Network!

Commentary: The Season of Silence and Light

Farm broadcaster Gary Truitt shares his story the “ Season of Silence Light” for Christmas. Script: The Christmas season is often referred to as the “Season of Light”. While the original designation was more spiritual than literal, today most people …

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Commentary: John R. Block Reports from Washington

“Merry Christmas” Hello everybody out there in farm country.  This radio commentary is brought to you by the National Corn Growers Association, CropLife America, and Renewable Fuels Association.  They are all friends, supporters, and allies of a healthy farm economy …

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Looking for a White Christmas? Don’t Look Here

Climatologist Corey Davis says that while we will not be seeing any of the fluffy stuff in the Carolinas this year, there have been a few instances of white Christmases in the not-too-distant past.

The Yonder Report

Small-town themes from “It’s a Wonderful Life” resonate 75 years later; ag workers will get help from OSHA in 2022; and public art enlivens rural Tennessee.

Canada Reports Atypical BSE Case

Canada has reported a case of atypical bovine spongiform encephalopathy in an eight-year-old beef cow on a farm in Alberta, and has notified the World Organization for Animal Health of the case. The case is atypical, meaning that it is …

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