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Beef for Father’s Day Campaign

Gov. Kay Ivey signed a resolution Wednesday, May 31 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 CowBells Association. A gubernatorial resolution has been signed each year since along with a presentation of steaks to the governor in office. Pictured L-R …

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Do Business with Alabama NRCS Online

USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Alabama wants to remind farmers, ranchers and private landowners in the state that they can conduct business with NRCS direct from their home or farm office. This can all be done through their secure online portal called Conservation Client Gateway. Alabama State Conservationist, Ben Malone, says this is another way to conduct business …

Clay Restaurant Home to Bama’s Best Beef

A winner of this year’s “Bama’s Best Beef” contest has been named in the Alabama Cattlemen’s Association’s (ACA) Facebook contest. Kayla Greer, ACA’s director of social media and communications, tells us who this year’s winner is. From Alabama Cattlemen’s Association Barbecue Stop (Clay) has been named home to “Bama’s Best Beef” through victory in the Alabama Cattlemen’s Association’s Facebook contest. …

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Weekly Livestock Market Report

Here are the Alabama and Georgia livestock market reports for the week ending June 9th, compiled by the Livestock Market News Service for both states.   AL Livestock Market Report: At Alabama Livestock Auctions for the week ended June 9, 2017, receipts at 21 markets totaled an estimated 11,300 head compared to 10,974 last week and 11,801 a year ago. …

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USDA Announces More than $22 Million in Conservation Innovation

The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) announced that the agency will award more than $22.6 million to drive public and private sector innovation in resource conservation.  The agency is investing in 33 projects nationwide through its competitive Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) program, which helps develop the tools, technologies, and strategies to support next-generation conservation efforts on working lands and …

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Weekly Livestock Market Report

Here are the Alabama and Georgia livestock market reports for the week ending June 2nd, compiled by the Livestock Market News Service for both states.   AL Livestock Market Report: At Alabama Livestock Auctions for the week ended June 2, 2017, receipts at 21 markets totaled an estimated 10,900 head compared to 11,507 last week and 8,504 a year ago. …

Registration Deadline for Tri-State Agronomic Scout School is Monday

The University of Florida/IFAS along with Auburn University and the University of Georgia will host a Tri-State Agronomic Scout School on June 8 at the Jackson County, Florida Agricultural Conference Center in Marianna, Florida. The event will start with registration at 8:00 AM (CST) and ends with lunch. But Monday, June 5 is the deadline to register for the event. …