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SFGA Forms Online

Several forms have been added for those attending the Southern Feed & Grain Association Convention.  Please locate the forms on the Events page or below.

July 24-27, 2016
Southern Feed & Grain Convention

The 2016 Southern Feed and Grain Association Convention will be held in Sandestin, Florida from July 24 until 27, 2016.

The Hotel Housing Form is now online.  Please make your reservation soon to ensure you get the room you requested.

The Alabama Feed and Grain Association Membership Application is also available.

Agenda – 2016 SFGA Convention

Registration Letter – 2016 SFGA Convention

Contribution Form – 2016 SFGA Convention

Booth Registration Form

Enrollment Form – 2016 SFGA Convention

Payment by Credit Card – 2016 SFGA Convention

Any questions should be directed to Edna Walker (edna@alabamafeedandgrain.com) of the Alabama Feed and Grain Association.

By |2016-07-03T11:33:52-05:00July 3rd, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Southern Feed & Grain Hotel Form

The 2016 Southern Feed and Grain Association Convention will be held in Sandestin, Florida from July 24 until 27, 2016.

The Hotel Housing Form is now online.  Please make your reservation soon to ensure you get the room you requested.

The Alabama Feed and Grain Association Membership Application is also available.

Any questions should be directed to Edna Walker (edna@alabamafeedandgrain.com) of the Alabama Feed and Grain Association.

By |2016-05-26T10:45:22-05:00May 26th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Yes, We Definitely Got Milk

U.S. dairy cows have been busy pumping so much milk that 2016 output is expected to reach a record, according to the Department of Agriculture. Inventories are becoming burdensome at processing plants in some regions, and sellers are “struggling to find a home” for supplies, the agency said. Consumers are benefiting: they’re paying the lowest prices for retail milk in six years, government data showed Tuesday.

Milk Price Slide

By |2016-05-18T07:47:54-05:00May 18th, 2016|Commodities|0 Comments

Americans Are Feeling Even More Pessimistic About The Economy

: Americans’ confidence in the economy retreated in April, with Gallup’s Economic Confidence Index averaging -14 for the month, down from -10 in March. The April average ties with September 2015 as numerically the worst since confidence started climbing toward positive territory in late 2014 and early 2015 after gas prices began to decline. The high point in confidence in Gallup’s eight-year tracking trend occurred in January 2015, when the monthly index averaged +3, while the low point was -60 in October 2008. Interestingly, Americans’ confidence in the economy is influenced to a significant degree by political considerations, namely the match between an individual’s party identification and the party of the U.S. president. As such, Democrats have consistently had greater confidence than independents and especially Republicans during Barack Obama’s presidency. All three party groups showed slight drops of between two and four index points in April compared with March. The April U.S. Economic Confidence Index score was +10 among Democrats, -15 among independents and -38 among Republicans. (Source: Gallup)

Confidence Index

By |2016-05-05T07:47:18-05:00May 5th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

World’s Worst Performing Economies In 2016

The IMF last week made its second cut to global growth forecasts, predicting a rate of +3.2% this year and +3.5% in 2017, having previously forecast 3.4% and 3.6% respectively. They noted that downside risks to the global economic outlook have increased since October, “raising the possibility of a more generalized slowdown and a sudden pull-back of capital flows.” Looking at the graph below showing the countries expected to be the worst performers, it’s pretty easy to draw some conclusions as to what the main trouble are – plummeting oil and commodity prices are a consistent theme for nearly all of the worst performers, joined by fiscal mismanagement and political turmoil. 

IMF forecast for GDP, year-on-year change

By |2016-04-18T08:43:36-05:00April 18th, 2016|Articles|0 Comments