Monthly Archives: January 2022
Monthly Archives: January 2022

Application Process Underway for RCPP

Applications are being accepted through local Natural Resources Conservation Service offices for the latest round of Regional Conservation Partnership Program funding. Rod Bain reports.

Poultry Industry on High Alert for Avian Influenza

With highly pathogenic avian influenza being found in wild birds in the U.S., poultry producers are on high alert. Gary Crawford has more.

Keeping Emotions Out of Marketing Decisions

Market price trends and how to manage farm revenue is a big topic of conversation in farming. Mike Rusch of Total Farm Marketing by Stewart-Peterson says it goes hand in hand with managing risk. “It’s similar. When we talk about …

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Can Agricultural Sustainability Be Cost Effective?

This year, USDA’s Agricultural Outlook Forum will focus on innovative ways that pursuing sustainable practices can benefit farm operations — especially when it comes to rising costs. Stephanie Ho has the story.

Delving into Data Dashboard to Determine Solutions

Several areas of the Agriculture Department are utilizing data dashboards– (big data collection and aggregation systems)– to help its mission areas and agency, and their customers, better understand matters, and potentially find answers to various issues. Rod Bain looks at …

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From Football to Food for Farmer Brown

Trading Cleats for Beets…that what Jason Brown did back in 2012. Brown, who played football at North Carolina, was the highest paid center in the NFL before he turned to farming in Franklin County, NC…but, why? Here’s his story. Thank …

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Wild Football—Wild Weather!

Some of the NFL playoff games so far this season have been played in fairly decent weather, unlike some wild games of the past. Gary Crawford has more.

SC Commissioner Weathers: Avian Flu Confirmation in Colleton County

Recently, a case of high path avian influenza was detected in Colleton County, South Carolina. SC Ag Commissioner Hugh Weathers is here to tell us more about the situation. The case of Eurasian H5 was found in an American Wigeon, …

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NC Commissioner Troxler: Southern Farm Show and Ag Development Forum on the Horizon

NCDA&CS will host the 16th Annual Ag Development Forum Feb. 3 during the Southern Farm Show. Commissioner Troxler will deliver his State of Agriculture address and the department will recognize the Exporter of the Year. The Southern Farm Show marks …

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Commentary: John R. Block Reports from Washington

January 24, 2022 “Soybeans and Pigs” 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 …

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