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Pence and Perdue Attend Sunbelt Ag Expo

Dan Alabama, Georgia

It’s been a busy opening day of the 2018 Sunbelt Ag Expo in Moultrie, Georgia. Various folks from across the Southeast have been on hand, and that includes Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue. But he was joined by special guest, Vice President Mike Pence. The two were here in the Southeast touring some of the agricultural areas damaged by Hurricane …

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Parnell Discusses Hurricane Michael Damage to Alabama Farms

Dan Alabama, Weather

Tuesday was a busy day at the 2018 Sunbelt Ag Expo in Moultrie, Georgia. One of the attendees was Alabama Farmers Federation President Jimmy Parnell. He talked with Southeast AgNet’s Randall Weiseman about the damage in the southeast corner of Alabama. Parnell Discusses Hurricane Michael Damage to Alabama Farms To help the state’s farmers recover from Hurricane Michael’s devastating effects, …

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NRCS Offers Hurricane Disaster Assistance to Alabama Landowners

Dan Alabama, Industry News Release, USDA-NRCS

USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) State Conservationist for Alabama Ben Malone announced a special financial assistance sign up for Alabama farmers and ranchers who suffered damage to working lands and livestock mortality because of Hurricane Michael. Affected producers are encouraged to sign up for the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP). The first batching period will end on October 26, 2018. A …

Weekly Livestock Market Report

Taylor Hillman Alabama, Cattle, Florida, Georgia

Here are the weekly livestock market reports for Alabama and Georgia, for the week ended October 12, 2018, compiled by the Livestock Market News Service for both states. Due to Hurricane Michael, the Florida Livestock Market report was not available this week. AL Livestock Market Report: At Alabama Livestock Auctions receipts at 21 markets totaled an estimated 14,700 head compared to …

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Hurricane Relief Fund Will Aid Alabama Farmers

Dan Alabama, Economy, Industry News Release

To help the state’s farmers recover from Hurricane Michael’s devastating effects, the Alabama Farmers Federation has established a relief fund to directly benefit producers. “Farmers in south Alabama have received an outpouring of support from neighbors and people across the country,” said Federation President Jimmy Parnell. “Many have asked where they can donate to help farmers who’ve lost their crops …

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October Beef Month Underway in Alabama

Dan Alabama, Beef, Cattle

We told you last week that to kick off October Beef Month in Alabama, the Alabama Cattlemen’s Association (ACA) announced Our Place Diner in Ozark as the winner of the 2018 Bama’s Best Burger contest. Erin Beasley, ACA executive vice president, says the association will be busy all month promoting beef across the state. October Beef Month Underway in Alabama

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Livestock Shelters Open in Alabama in Preparation for Hurricane Michael

Dan Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Industry News Release, Livestock, Weather

Hurricane Michael is expected to strike Florida’s Panhandle on Wednesday. In preparation for this intense storm, the Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries (ADAI) has been in contact with the Alabama Cooperative Extension System, Alabama Farmers Federation, Alabama Horse Council and the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumers Services to provide temporary sheltering facilities for evacuated livestock, including horses 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 October 05, 2018, compiled by the Livestock Market News Service for all three states. AL Livestock Market Report: At Alabama Livestock Auctions for the Week ended Oct 05, 2018, receipts at 21 markets totaled an estimated 16,100 head compared to 14,293 last week and …

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Ozark Restaurant Home to 2018 Bama’s Best Burger

Dan Alabama, Beef, Cattle, Industry News Release

Our Place Diner in Ozark, Alabama, has been named the winner of the 2018 Bama’s Best Burger contest with its dish, the Big Bopper Burger. The contest is sponsored by the Alabama Cattlemen’s Association and funded by the Alabama Beef Checkoff Program. A burger patty topped with bacon, multiple types of cheese, fried-to-perfection onion rings and all the fixings, the …