Ag Education, Recalled Chicken, and a Good Dog
Georgia Public Broadcasting reports that the new law signed by Gov. Brian Kemp this spring extends that opportunity to younger students by making an existing pilot program permanent. However, the law does not provide new state funding for elementary agriculture education.
Meanwhile, Wayne Farms, LLC., a Decatur, Ala. establishment, is recalling approximately 30,285 pounds of a ready-to-eat chicken breast fillet product that may be undercooked, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service recently announced.
According to the USDA FSIS, these items were shipped to a distributor in Illinois and further distributed to restaurants.
And, on a lighter note, nominations are now open for American Farm Bureau’s Farm Dog of the Year Contest. The contest honors farm dogs for their loyalty and support to farmers and ranchers working to produce our nation’s food supply. The is in its 5th year and is sponsored by Purina. The reigning Farm Bureau Farm Dog of the Year is ‘Fit’, a Border Collie from Lady Lake, Florida.