Register Now for Alabama Cattlemen’s Convention & Trade Show

Dan Alabama, Cattle

Alabama Cattlemen and Cattlewomen are invited to “Head on up to the Tennessee Valley” for the 2018 ACA Convention and Trade Show to be held in March. Alabama Cattlemen’s Association Executive Vice President Erin Beasley says registration for the 75th annual event is now open, but Early Bird prices are only good through January 31. Register Now for Alabama Cattlemen’s …


Alabama Beekeeping Symposium Set for Early February

Dan Alabama, Industry News Release

Alabama Cooperative Extension System will host the 23rd Annual Beekeeping Symposium in early February. Set for Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018, the workshop will be held at the Clanton Conference and Performing Arts Center. “A group of outstanding speakers will cover a broad range of topics that will interest keepers from beginners to veterans,” said Dr. James Tew, beekeeping specialist with …

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Alabama Extension Hosts Precision Ag Workshop

Dan Alabama, Education

The Alabama Cooperative Extension System will host the year’s first precision agriculture workshop Jan. 18 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens. While producers continue to adopt new farming technologies, Alabama Extension professionals are committed to working alongside them with industry partners to expand their practical knowledge and increase adoption. Previously held at E.V. Smith Extension …


Annual Beekeepers Symposium

Dan Alabama, News from Our Sponsors

In this brief radio report from our Friday broadcast lineup, a date for beekeepers here in the deep southeast to remember. The Alabama Extension Service will host its 23rd annual Beekeepers’ Symposium Saturday February third at the Clanton Conference & Performing Arts Center. Listen to a few details in the report, and find links to register and more information about …

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Weekly Livestock Market Report

Dan Alabama, Cattle, Florida, Georgia

***The Weekly Livestock Market Reports will not be issued for the next two weeks due to the holidays. The next reports will be issued Friday January 12, 2018.*** Here are the weekly livestock market reports for Alabama, Florida, and Georgia, for the week ended December 22, 2017, compiled by the Livestock Market News Service for all three states.   AL …

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Sweet Orange Scab Affecting Citrus Fruit Detected in Baldwin County

Dan Alabama, Citrus, Industry News Release

U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) officials have confirmed the first detection of sweet orange scab (SOS) in Alabama. The fruit sample was collected in Baldwin County by Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries’ (ADAI) plant protection inspectors during a delimiting survey for citrus greening disease. The Auburn University Plant Diagnostic Clinic provided the initial diagnosis of SOS, and USDA Animal …

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Alabama Cattlemen’s Association Thanks Beef Producers

Dan Alabama, Cattle

As we get set to celebrate the holidays, the Alabama Cattlemen’s Association (ACA) wants to thank producers across the state. And ACA Executive Vice President Erin Beasley hopes everyone will enjoy a delicious beef meal for their family get-togethers. Alabama Cattlemen’s Association Thanks Beef Producers Maple Glazed Rib Roast with Roasted Acorn Squash INGREDIENTS: 1 beef Rib Roast Bone-In (2 …

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Alabama Cotton Yields Third Highest in History

Dan Alabama, Cotton

Despite a year with a multitude of challenges in the field, Alabama cotton yields are currently estimated to be the third highest in state history. Cotton production this year is up 18 percent from 2016 production. Alabama Cooperative Extension System economist Max Runge said this increase stems primarily from a 25 percent increase in harvested acreage over 2016. “Given the …