stockmanship

Alabama Cattlemen to Attend Stockmanship and Stewardship Program

Dan Alabama, Cattle

The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association is holding its Enhanced Stockmanship and Stewardship Programs in various regions across the country, and one of those is coming to the Southeast this Thursday and Friday. Alabama Cattlemen’s Association’s Executive Vice President Erin Beasley says the association will be participating in this event.

drought funding

Drought Funding for Alabama Livestock Producers

Dan Alabama, Cattle, Livestock, USDA-NRCS

Alabama livestock producers are being reminded that today, Friday, July 28th is the deadline to apply for drought funding. For those impacted by last year’s extreme drought, USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Alabama will be providing dollars to eligible landowners through the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP). These dollars can be used to address fencing, water troughs, pasture, …

Southern Peanut Growers Conference

Southeast Peanut Growers Meet

Dan Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Peanuts

The theme for last week’s Southern Peanut Growers Conference was “Navigating the Marketplace”, and farmers from Alabama, Florida, Georgia, and Mississippi met on Florida’s Emerald Coast to learn and network. Those attending included Caleb Bristow, executive director of the Alabama Peanut Producers Association; Ken Barton, executive director of the Florida Peanut Producers Association; and Don Koehler, executive director of the …

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Perdue Speaks Alabama Farmers’ Language

Dan Alabama, Industry News Release

Alabama farmers are hopeful a meeting with the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture laid the groundwork for improved farm programs, trade, and communication. Secretary Sonny Perdue told Alabama Farmers Federation leaders he wants the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to partner with farmers. “My goal is to make….the USDA to be identified, recognized and acknowledged as the most efficient, the most …