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Department Accepting Century & Heritage Farm and Bicentennial Farm Applications

Dan Alabama, Industry News Release

The Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries (ADAI) is accepting applications for the annual Century and Heritage (C & H) Farm and Bicentennial Farm programs. The purpose of both programs is to recognize family farms that have played a significant role in Alabama’s history. A Century Farm is one that has been in the same family continuously for at least …

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Register Now for AJCA Round-Up

Dan Alabama, Cattle

Online registration for the 12th Annual Alabama Junior Cattlemen’s Association Round-Up ends this Friday. So be sure to sign up now for the event coming up on July 19-22 in Montgomery. Michael Agar, director of industry relations and youth programs for the Alabama Cattlemen’s Association, said he is looking forward to the round-up. Register Now for AJCA Round-Up

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NRCS Offering Conservation Client Gateway

Dan Alabama, Florida, USDA-NRCS

USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) wants to remind farmers, ranchers and private landowners that many of the business issues they may need to take care of with NRCS can be done right there from their home or farm office. NRCS offers their secure online portal called Conservation Client Gateway. Through it you can request NRCS technical and financial assistance, review …

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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 June 15, 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 Jun 15, 2018, receipts at 21 markets totaled an estimated 10,900 head compared to …

ELD Mandates, Excluding Livestock, Effective June 18

Dan Alabama, Industry News Release

The deadline for transporters of agricultural commodities, excluding livestock, to obtain an electronic logging device (ELD) is June 18. According to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMSCA), exemptions include those transporting agricultural commodities within 150 air miles. Motor carriers utilizing the agricultural commodities exemption — like other hours of service rule exemptions — are excluded from ELD requirements if they …

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Gov. Ivey Signed a Proclamation Encouraging Beef for Father’s Day

Dan Alabama, Beef, Industry News Release

Gov. Kay Ivey signed a proclamation Wednesday, May 30 encouraging Alabamians to eat beef for Father’s Day. The Beef for Father’s Day campaign began in 1955 as the first beef promotion effort of the newly-formed Alabama CowBelles Association. A gubernatorial proclamation has been signed each year since along with a presentation of steaks to the governor in office. Pictured L-R …

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Alabama Cattlemen Watching Elections

Dan Alabama, Cattle

Primary elections took place last week in Alabama, and candidates who moved on to the runoff elections are busy campaigning. Alabama Cattlemen’s Association Executive Vice President Erin Beasley knows those elections coming up on July 17 will be very important for producers in the state. Alabama Cattlemen Watching Elections

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 June 08, 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 Jun 08, 2018, receipts at 21 markets totaled an estimated 11,000 head compared to …