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Alabama Fruit and Vegetable Growers Conference Held in Chilton County

Dan Alabama, Fruits, Industry News Release, Vegetables

The Alabama Fruit & Vegetable Growers Association (AFVGA) held its annual conference and trade show in Clanton Nov. 15-16 where 250 attendees heard from industry leaders, elected officials and university & Extension professionals. “It was exciting to see the fruit and vegetable farmers from across Alabama come together for this event,” said AFVGA Executive Director Hunter McBrayer. “It was an …

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ACES Presents Hurricane Michael Economic Impact Assessment

Dan Alabama, Economy

Thursday afternoon in Dothan, the Alabama Cooperative Extension System (ACES) presented its findings on the damage from Hurricane Michael to the southeastern counties in the state. In addition to a discussion of the direct agricultural damage, ACES also gave an overview of the regional economic impact assessment. Southeast AgNet’s Randall Weiseman talked with Paul Brown, Alabama Extension associate director, who …

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Alabama Extension to Present Hurricane Michael Economic Impact Assessment

Dan Alabama, Industry News Release

The Alabama Cooperative Extension System (ACES) has announced they will present its findings on the damage from Hurricane Michael, and present an overview of the regional economic impact assessment. This regional assessment will look at both direct and indirect impacts and their effects on the long-term health of the Wiregrass economy. ACES will also announce upcoming meetings to help farmers plan …