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Department Accepting Century & Heritage Farm and Bicentennial Farm Applications

Dan Alabama, Industry News Release

The Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries (ADAI) is accepting applications for the annual Century and Heritage (C & H) Farm and Bicentennial Farm programs. The purpose of both programs is to recognize family farms that have played a significant role in Alabama’s history. A Century Farm is one that has been in the same family continuously for at least …

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ADAI Accepting Applications for USDA Organic Cost-Share Reimbursement Program

Dan Alabama, Industry News Release, Organic

Alabama growers and handlers of organic agricultural products can recover part of the cost associated with their USDA certification. The reimbursement covers 75% of certification costs, up to a maximum of $750. The cost-share program makes it easier for certified organic businesses throughout the supply chain by recouping the costs associated with USDA organic certification. The Alabama Department of Agriculture …

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Alabama State Vet on Fighting Avian Influenza

Dan Alabama, Poultry

While it’s been a winter that doesn’t seem to want to end, temperatures are starting to warm up. But those in the poultry industry continue to think about Avian Influenza. Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries State Veterinarian, Dr. Tony Frazier, urges industry folks to continue concentrating on biosecurity. Alabama State Vet on Fighting Avian Influenza

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Alabama ADAI Helping Farmers and Consumers

Dan Alabama

This past weekend, Commissioner of the Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries (ADAI), John McMillan, attended the annual Alabama Cattlemen’s Convention in Huntsville. He told Southeast AgNet’s Randall Weiseman their department is there to help farmers and consumers across the state. Alabama ADAI Helping Farmers and Consumers