Alabama Agribusiness Council Foundation Offering Scholarship

Dan Alabama, Education, Legislative

The 2019 Alabama Legislative Session kicks off Tuesday, March 5th in Montgomery. And again this year Southeast AgNet will be getting weekly reports about bills of interest to agriculture from the Alabama Agribusiness Council (AAC). But before the session kicks off, AAC Executive Director Leigha Cauthen has information about a deadline coming up through their Foundation they want folks to be aware of.


Legislative Session Brings Good News for Farmers, Rural Alabama

Dan Alabama, Industry News Release, Technology

Farmers and rural families will benefit from actions during the 2018 Regular Session of the Alabama Legislature, which saw bills pass aimed at improving broadband access, irrigation, agricultural education and the clarity of tax laws. Alabama Farmers Federation President Jimmy Parnell thanked legislators for recognizing the importance of agriculture and forestry — the state’s largest industry. “This was one of …

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Alabama Legislators Discuss General Fund

Dan Alabama, Legislative

The state budget, more specifically the general fund, was one of the big items this past week during the Alabama Legislative Session. Executive Director of the Alabama Agribusiness Council, Leigha Cauthen, looks at what was discussed and also has an update concerning another bill of interest to agriculture. Alabama Legislators Discuss General Fund