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  • Florida Farmers Turn Out for Putnam In Large Numbers
    Florida’s Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam made his bid for the Governor’s office official last week, following up the announcement from his home town of Bartow with a whirlwind bus tour of the state from one end to the other. I caught up with Putnam at the end of his final tour stop at a farm […]
  • UGA Associate Professor Publishes Pecan Book
    Lenny Wells, an associate professor and Extension horticulture specialist for pecans at the University of Georgia (UGA), recently completed a book about pecans. When Wells first began his career at UGA, he had the chance to sort through old documents, letters and journals about pecans and pecan production dating back to 1902. “It hit me […]
  • AgNet Hosts ‘This Week in Agribusiness’ — An Epilogue
    By Gary Cooper AgNet Media Founder and President I recently connected with Max Armstrong, host of the nationally syndicated “This Week in Agribusiness” television program, for a fast-paced rural area and farm tour in Central Florida. It turned out to be a great opportunity for all involved, especially for Florida, which deserves more and better […]
  • Alabama Farmers Fare Well in Legislative Session
    Farmers and forest owners fared well in the 2017 regular session of the Alabama Legislature, which was marked by a leadership change in the governor’s office. The Legislature adjourned for the session Friday evening. Alabama Farmers Federation priorities included passage of bills enhancing irrigation tax credits and the Farm-to-School program, as well as funding for […]