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NRCS Alabama Announces Sign-Up for WRE Funds

Dan Alabama, Environment, USDA-NRCS

NRCS Alabama Announces Sign-Up for WRE Funds USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) State Conservationist Ben Malone announced that eligible producers interested in the Agricultural Conservation Easement Program’s Wetlands Reserve Easements component should apply for program funds by May 31, 2018 at their local NRCS service center in Baldwin and Mobile Counties. Wetland reserve easements allow landowners to enhance and …

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Weekly Livestock Market Report

Dan Alabama, Cattle, Florida, Georgia

Here are the weekly livestock market reports for Alabama, Florida, and Georgia, for the week ended April 20, 2018, compiled by the Livestock Market News Service for all three states.   AL Livestock Market Report: AL Livestock Market Report At Alabama Livestock Auctions for the Week ended April 20, 2018, receipts at 21 markets totaled an estimated 10,200 head compared …

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Alabama State Vet on Fighting Avian Influenza

Dan Alabama, Poultry

While it’s been a winter that doesn’t seem to want to end, temperatures are starting to warm up. But those in the poultry industry continue to think about Avian Influenza. Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries State Veterinarian, Dr. Tony Frazier, urges industry folks to continue concentrating on biosecurity. Alabama State Vet on Fighting Avian Influenza

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Bama’s Best Beef Contest Underway

Dan Alabama, Beef

If you’ve ever eaten an unforgettable beef dish or have a favorite dive you want everyone to know about, then you are encouraged to let folks know through the 3rd annual “Bama’s Best Beef Contest.” Alabama Cattlemen’s Association Director of Social Media and Communications Kayla Greer says the contest is now underway. Bama’s Best Beef Contest Underway

weekly livestock market report

Weekly Livestock Market Report

Dan Alabama, Cattle, Florida, Georgia

Here are the weekly livestock market reports for Alabama, Florida, and Georgia, for the week ended April 13, 2018, compiled by the Livestock Market News Service for all three states.   AL Livestock Market Report: AL Livestock Market Report At Alabama Livestock Auctions for the Week ended April 13, 2018, receipts at 21 markets totaled an estimated 11,600 head compared …

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AAC Hosting Alabama Agriculture Commissioner Forum

Dan Alabama

The Alabama Agribusiness Council (AAC) is giving folks across the state a chance to meet and learn more about the four candidates for Alabama Commissioner of Agriculture and Industries. AAC Executive Director Leigha Cauthen has the details. AAC Hosting Alabama Agriculture Commissioner Forum For more information and to RSVP, contact Leigha Cauthen at lcauthen@alagribusiness.org or 334-834-4006.

weekly livestock market report

Weekly Livestock Market Report

Dan Alabama, Cattle, Florida, Georgia

Here are the weekly livestock market reports for Alabama, Florida, and Georgia, for the week ended April 06, 2018, compiled by the Livestock Market News Service for all three states.   AL Livestock Market Report: AL Livestock Market Report At Alabama Livestock Auctions for the Week ended April 06, 2018, receipts at 21 markets totaled an estimated 10,100 head compared …

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Classic Gully Erosion Initiative Sign-Up in Alabama

Dan Alabama, Soil, USDA-NRCS

USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) State Conservationist for Alabama, Ben Malone, wants to make sure landowners across the state are aware of the new https://www.nrcs.usda.gov/wps/portal/nrcs/detail/al/newsroom/releases/?cid=NRCSEPRD1388873. It will focus on scenarios where erosion has reached an advanced stage and interferes with farming operations, but sign-up for this program ends April 19, 2018. Classic Gully Erosion Initiative Sign-up in Alabama