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Alabama State Conservationist on EQIP Signup Deadline

Dan Alabama, USDA-NRCS

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) state conservationist for Alabama, Ben Malone, wants to remind landowners that the signup batching deadline for fiscal year 2019 for the Environmental Quality Incentives Program and initiatives offered through the program is April 25, 2019. While that is the deadline for this specific batching period, Malone says all of the NRCS programs …

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ACA President Wants More Youth Involved in Association

Dan Alabama, Cattle

The 76th Annual Alabama Cattlemen’s Association Convention and Trade Show wrapped up Saturday night in Birmingham. That’s when Jack Batts officially handed the gavel to new president Chris Langley from Chambers County. Langley told Southeast AgNet’s Randall Weiseman he would like to see membership numbers rise and even more youth involved in the association.

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Smith Speaks to Alabama Cattlemen

Dan Alabama, Cattle

Today is the final day of the 76th Annual Alabama Cattlemen’s Association (ACA) Convention and Trade Show at the Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex (BJCC) in Birmingham. One of the speakers yesterday was new President-Elect of the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA), Marty Smith from Florida. Southeast AgNet’s Randall Weiseman talked with him. The sold-out trade show is open today from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 …

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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 February 15, 2019, compiled by the Livestock Market News Service for all three states. AL Livestock Market Report: At Alabama Livestock Auctions for the week ended February 15, 2019, receipts at 21 markets totaled an estimated 10,300 head compared to 12,321 last week and …

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Batts Honored to Serve as ACA President

Dan Alabama, Cattle

The 76th Annual Alabama Cattlemen’s Association (ACA) Convention and Trade Show is underway at the Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex (BJCC) in Birmingham. The trade show officially opens this afternoon and various topics at the Cattlemen’s College are being discussed. But tomorrow night, Jack Batts from Limestone County will see his year as ACA president come to an end. He told Southeast AgNet’s Randall Weiseman …

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Chronic Wasting Disease: What to Know

Dan Alabama

According to the Alabama Cooperative Extension System (ACES), there have been several reported cases of chronic wasting disease (CWD) in parts of the Southeast, including Mississippi and Tennessee. CWD is a neurodegenerative disease that affects white-tailed deer, mule deer, elk, moose and caribou. While there are not any reported cases in Alabama, it is important for landowners and outdoor enthusiasts …

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Alabama NRCS Employee Receives Award

Dan Alabama, USDA-NRCS

An employee with USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Alabama was named the 2018 Jerry L. Johnson award winner. Jason Gardner received the award, which is given to an Alabama NRCS employee for “Excellence in Public Service through One’s Family, Employment, Profession and Community.” The nominated employee who exhibits the characteristics of Jerry Johnson’s spirit and concern for his family, …

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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 February 08, 2019, compiled by the Livestock Market News Service for all three states. AL Livestock Market Report: At Alabama Livestock Auctions for the Week ended Feb 08, 2019, receipts at 21 markets totaled an estimated 11,600 head compared to 6,899 last week and …