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November 2019 Articles

Just Rambling November 2019:
Scripture To Live By: Galatians 6:7-10
George H W Bush
Spiritual Corner: Sharing God in Word and Deed
Cattle health featured at AgCenter field day
NEWS RELEASE D’Arbonne SWCD to Host Locally LED Meeting at USDA NRCS
Ronald Reagan
AgCenter researcher studies ‘knocking out’ a protein to control fat
Protect children from lead exposure
George H. W. Bush
Persimmon: the other orange fall fruit
PLEASE READ! Census Workers Attempting to Access Farms
George H. W. Bush
Mum’s the word when the saints go marching in
This report contains the results from the Weekly Broiler Hatchery Report
365 Days
Ronald Reagan
Farmers and Ranchers Celebrate Japanese Trade Deal, Look Forward to More
Farm Bureau: Seeding Rural Resilience Act Will Help Farmers and Ranchers
Celebrating a Century of the American Farm Bureau
Hemp Industry Progresses Thanks to USDA Rule
South Dakota Cattleman to U.S. Senate Committee: American Beef i
NCBA Applauds Introduction of Livestock Risk Management and Education Act
Cattlemen Applaud Introduction of Real MEAT Act of 2019
USDA Opens 2020 Enrollment for Agriculture Risk Coverage and Price Loss Coverage
Voting Begins for 2019 Farm Service Agency County Committee Elections
Pumpkin Cream Cheese Muffins
2020 Ag Expo Livestock Show

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Just Rambling November 2019:

Just Rambling: As I sit here on October 30, 2019 my mind goes back to the same day last year, when I lost my #1 Daughter—Velvet Lynn Bennett Roberts to cancer. It is hard to believe that it has been a year since I lost my #1 Baby. I think back to the morning of October... read more


Scripture To Live By: Galatians 6:7-10



Scripture To Live By: Galatians 6:7-10—NKJ—7 Do not be deceived, God is not mocked; For whatever a man sows, that he will also reap. 8 For he who sows to his flesh will of the flesh reap corruption but he who sows to the Spirit will of the Spirit reap everlasting life. 9 And let us not grow weary while doing good, for in due season we shall reap if we do not lose heart. 10 Therefore as we have opportunity, let us do good to all, especially to those... read more


George H W Bush

“I have climbed perhaps the highest mountain in the world, but even that cannot hold a candle to being Barbara’s husband.” George H. W. Bush

 

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Spiritual Corner: Sharing God in Word and Deed

Spiritual Corner: Sharing God in Word and Deed


I’m not sure who all knows, but my husband, Randy, and I are expecting our first child, a son, Hayden “Rebel” Alexander in late January. We are so excited and thankful for this little blessing that God has given us. Carrying Rebel and feeling him kick and move has gotten me thinking a lot about how I want to... read more


Cattle health featured at AgCenter field day

Cattle health featured at AgCenter field day Writer: Bruce Schultz at 337-788-8821 or bschultz@agcenter.lsu.edu (10/24/19) ALEXANDRIA, La. — Newly obtained cattle should be quarantined until they have been tested for the possibility of disease, an LSU AgCenter veterinarian said at the Seventh Annual Beef Cattle and Forage Field Day at the LSU AgCenter Dean Lee Research Station on Oct. 17.... read more


NEWS RELEASE D’Arbonne SWCD to Host Locally LED Meeting at USDA NRCS

NEWS RELEASE

D’Arbonne SWCD to Host Locally LED Meeting at USDA NRCS Field Office, 501 Glory Rd, Farmerville, LA November 19, 2019 @ 10:30 a.m.

The will be a Locally LED Conservation meeting hosted by the D’Arbonne Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) and the Farmerville Natural Resource Conservation District (NRCS)... read more


Ronald Reagan

Freedom is one of the deepest and noblest aspirations of the human spirit.” Ronald Reagan

 

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AgCenter researcher studies ‘knocking out’ a protein to control fat

AgCenter researcher studies ‘knocking out’ a protein to control fat Writer: Rick Bogren at 225-578-5839 or rbogren@agcenter.lsu.edu(10/25/19) BATON ROUGE, La. — When you pick up a cut of beef in the supermarket, you see the ribbons of fat, or marbling, within the meat. This intramuscular fat contributes to the rich flavor of beef. Visceral fat,... read more


Protect children from lead exposure

Protect children from lead exposure Editor: Olivia McClure at 225-578-3262 or omcclure@agcenter.lsu.edu BATON ROUGE, La. — Even tiny amounts of lead can irreversibly damage a young child’s developing brain and other vital organs, potentially leading to lifelong health issues.... read more


George H. W. Bush

“We know what works. Freedom works. We know what’s right. Freedom is right.” George H. W. Bush

 

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Persimmon: the other orange fall fruit

Persimmon: the other orange fall fruit Editor: Rick Bogren at 225-578-5839 or rbogren@agcenter.lsu.edu By Heather Kirk-Ballard LSU AgCenter Horticulturist Persimmons, in my humble opinion, are highly underrated fruit. I don’t know many people who actually grow and eat them, but they are an excellent fruit. And they grow well in Louisiana. I first tried... read more


PLEASE READ! Census Workers Attempting to Access Farms

PLEASE READ! Census Workers Attempting to Access Farms There have continuously been incidents in several different states with Census Bureau workers (or people claiming to be affiliated with the Census Bureau) asking to enter livestock and poultry barns. Census workers are currently out gathering information. They should be willing to provide proper identification and should not be... read more


George H. W. Bush

“There is a God and He is good, and his love, while free, has a self imposed cost; We must be good to one another.” George H. W. Bush

 

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Mum’s the word when the saints go marching in

Mum’s the word when the saints go marching in Editor: Olivia McClure at 225-578-3262 or omcclure@agcenter.lsu.edu By Heather Kirk-Ballard LSU AgCenter Horticulturist... read more


This report contains the results from the Weekly Broiler Hatchery Report

This report contains the results from the Weekly Broiler Hatchery Report. These data are also posted on our web site at https://www.nass.usda.gov/la and in a more detailed report at https://www.nass.usda.gov.Thanks to all who responded to this survey. Broiler-Type Eggs Set Up 1 Percent From Last Year... read more


365 Days

365 Days

It’s October 30, 2019...I have dreaded this day. The one year anniversary of my sister, Velvet’s death. I’ve felt it coming for weeks. I could feel it drawing closer every time I felt the breeze being just a little cooler, or as the leaves began to fall.

It’s been 365 days since I have seen her beautiful smile, heard her voice, her laugh. It’s been 365 days since she’s hugged her children or her husband. 365 days... read more


Ronald Reagan

I have left orders to be awakened at anytime incase of national emergency, even if I’m in a cabinet meeting,.” Ronald Reagan  

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Farmers and Ranchers Celebrate Japanese Trade Deal, Look Forward to More

Farmers and Ranchers Celebrate Japanese Trade Deal, Look Forward to More Source: www.fb.org President Trump today signed the U.S.-Japan Trade Agreement, which is an important step forward with U.S. agriculture’s fourth-largest export market. The following may be attributed to American Farm Bureau Federation President Zippy Duvall: “Today’s... read more


Farm Bureau: Seeding Rural Resilience Act Will Help Farmers and Ranchers

Farm Bureau: Seeding Rural Resilience Act Will Help Farmers and Ranchers Source: www.fb.org The American Farm Bureau Federation supports the Seeding Rural Resilience Act sponsored by Sens. Jon Tester (D-Mont.) and Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), which is designed to help farmers respond to stress... read more


Celebrating a Century of the American Farm Bureau

Celebrating a Century of the American Farm Bureau Your American Farm Bureau turns 100 next month, a truly special cause for celebration. All year long we have been celebrating a century of working together for the men and women who grow our food, fiber and energy. This remarkable milestone is a testament to how much stronger we are when we speak with one voice. A lot has changed in 100 years, but farmers’... read more


Hemp Industry Progresses Thanks to USDA Rule

Hemp Industry Progresses Thanks to USDA Rule Source: www.fb.org USDA's hemp program, announced Tuesday, allows the sector to move forward, according to the American Farm Bureau. Scott Bennett, congressional relations director at AFBF, explained... read more


South Dakota Cattleman to U.S. Senate Committee: American Beef i

South Dakota Cattleman to U.S. Senate Committee: American Beef is Climate Change Solution WASHINGTON (Oct. 17, 2019) -- South Dakota cattle producer Todd Wilkinson today told a U.S. Senate subcommittee that contrary to the claims of some environmental and anti-animal-agriculture activists, "American beef production and consumption is a climate change solution."

"Climate... read more


NCBA Applauds Introduction of Livestock Risk Management and Education Act

NCBA Applauds Introduction of Livestock Risk Management and Education Act Source: www.ncba.org WASHINGTON (Oct. 22, 2019) -- Todd Wilkinson, South Dakota cattle producer and NCBA Policy Division Vice Chair, today released the following statement in response to the introduction of the Livestock Risk Management and Education Act by U.S. Rep. Dusty Johnson (R-S.D.):... read more


Cattlemen Applaud Introduction of Real MEAT Act of 2019

Cattlemen Applaud Introduction of Real MEAT Act of 2019 Source: www.ncba.org WASHINGTON (Oct. 28, 2019) - The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) today applauded the bipartisan introduction of the Real MEAT (Marketing Edible Artificials Truthfully) Act of 2019 by U.S. Reps. Roger Marshall... read more


USDA Opens 2020 Enrollment for Agriculture Risk Coverage and Price Loss Coverage

USDA Opens 2020 Enrollment for Agriculture Risk Coverage and Price Loss Coverage Programs Safety Net Program Payments for 2018 Have Started WASHINGTON,... read more


Voting Begins for 2019 Farm Service Agency County Committee Elections

Voting Begins for 2019 Farm Service Agency County Committee Elections

Eligible Voters to Receive Ballots Week of Nov. 4

 WASHINGTON, October 28, 2019 — The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will begin mailing ballots on November 4 to eligible farmers and ranchers across the country for the Farm Service Agency (FSA) county committee elections. 

“Our county committee members play a key role in our efforts to provide assistance to producers,”... read more


Pumpkin Cream Cheese Muffins

Pumpkin Cream Cheese Muffins

Cream Cheese Filling:

8 oz softened Cream Cheese,  1/2 cup Sugar,  1 tsp Vanilla

Muffin:

2 cups all purpose flour, 1 cup granulated sugar, 1 teaspoon baking powder, 1 teaspoon baking soda, 1/4 teaspoon salt, 1 1/2 teaspoon Cinnamon, 1 teaspoon Ground Ginger, 1/2 teaspoon Ground Allspice, 1/3 cup unsalted butter, melted and cooled,... read more


2020 Ag Expo Livestock Show

2020 Ag Expo Livestock Show January 17-18, 2020

Ike Hamilton Expo Center 501 Mane Street—West Monroe, LA

Provided by LSU AgCenter, North Louisiana Agri-Business Council, Louisiana Tech University

Ribbons in all categories Awards for Grand & Reserve Champions – Buckles to Showmanship Winners, Buckles & Monetary Awards for Breeding Animal Supreme Champions (Dairy, Beef, & Goat), 60% Jackpot Pay-out... read more


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