Forrest Roberts has announced his resignation as the Chief Executive Officer of the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA), effective July 31. Roberts has been the CEO of NCBA since 2009.
A weekly look at some of the events and activities at the U.S. Department of Agriculture. In this edition of USDA Week In Review, the bats and the bees, saving a hospital, and helping the Caribbean.
In today’s report we have the California Shell Eggs: Daily Egg Report and the end of the day market numbers for other commodities.
The California Shell Eggs: Daily Egg Report
Benchmark prices are 2 cents higher for Extra Large and Large with the remainder of prices unchanged. Trade sentiment is steady to higher. Retail demand is light to moderate while food service movement continues moderate to fairly good. Offerings and supplies are moderate. Market activity is slow to moderate. Small benchmark price $2.34. Check ending market prices. →
Yesterday’s introduction of H.R. 2898, the Western Water and American Food Security Act of 2015 is welcomed news for the people of the parched State of California and the Central Valley.
AgNet West Farm News Director Sabrina Hill left the Golden State for the Midwest this week to learn about agriculture there and to bring the story of California agriculture firsthand to the area. She is participating in several farm tours. Here are photos and an interview from a hops farm in Arkansaw, Wisconsin.
Today, the Almond Board of California (ABC) announced a $2.5 million dollar commitment to independent, third-‐party research into next-‐generation farming practices. The funding is part of an ongoing effort by the almond community to develop innovative production practices that lead to continued improvement in efficient and sustainable(1) farming.
Today’s issue of Citrus Industry This Week from Florida features a discussion from Florida Citrus Mutual President Larry Black about how new citrus plantings are working for growers. There is also a report from University of Florida’s Michael Rogers that addresses citrus fruit drop. Want to learn more? Click here to subscribe free and view the current issue. Click here to subscribe to the monthly Citrus Industry magazine.