climate-smart agriculture

USDA Offers Expanded Conservation Program Opportunities to Support Climate-Smart Agriculture in Fiscal Year 2023

Dan Alabama, Conservation, Environment, Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP), USDA-NRCS

The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Alabama is announcing an expanded opportunity for climate-smart agriculture in 2023. Updates include statewide availability of the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) Conservation Incentive Contracts. These improvements to NRCS’ working lands conservation programs, combined with continued program opportunities in Alabama, are part of the Biden-Harris Administration’s broader effort to support climate-smart agriculture. “Climate change is happening, …

Alabama Cattlemen’s Association

Alabama Cattlemen’s Association President on Membership, Convention

Dan Alabama, Alabama Cattlemen’s Association (ACA), Cattle

Cattle producers from across Alabama were in Montgomery two weeks ago for the Alabama Cattlemen’s Association (ACA) Fall Quarterly Board Meeting. Various issues were discussed, including membership and how that number is near the 10,000 mark once again. ACA President, Jim Jordan from Clay County, explained to Southeast AgNet’s Randall Weiseman why having that number of members is so important. More information about …

state

Around the State with Commissioner Pate

Dan Alabama, Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries (ADAI), Around the State with Commissioner Pate, Census of Agriculture, USDA-NASS

It’s time for our weekly “Around the State with Commissioner Rick Pate”. Commissioner, I understand it’s time for the 2022 Census of Agriculture. Can you tell our listeners a little more about that? We encourage farmers to respond to the Census of Agriculture today because it is Your Voice, Your Future, Your Opportunity. For more information or assistance, visit nass.usda.gov/AgCensus or call 888-424-7828.  …

state

Around the State with Commissioner Pate

Dan Alabama, Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries (ADAI), Around the State with Commissioner Pate

It’s time for our weekly “Around the State with Commissioner Rick Pate”. Commissioner, you were recently re-elected as the Commissioner of Agriculture and Industries, so first of all congratulations. That’s our weekly Around the State with Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries (ADAI) Commissioner, Rick Pate.

weekly livestock market report

Livestock Market Reports for Week Ended 11-18-2022

Dan Alabama, Beef, Cattle, Florida, Georgia

Here are the weekly livestock market reports for Alabama, Florida, and Georgia for the week ended November 18, 2022, compiled by the Livestock Market News Service for all three states. **These reports will not be issued next week due to markets being closed in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.** AL Livestock Market Report: At Alabama Livestock Auctions, for the week …

climate-smart agriculture

FY23 Signup Deadline for Alabama’s Easement and Financial Assistance Programs is Friday

Dan Agricultural Conservation Easement Program – Wetland Reserve Easements (ACEP-WRE), Alabama, Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP), Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP), USDA-NRCS

The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Alabama wants to remind eligible landowners and agricultural producers that signup for Fiscal Year 2023 Farm Bill easement and financial assistance programs ends Friday, November 18. The programs included in this signup are: ACEP-WRE: easements provide habitat for fish and wildlife, including threatened and endangered species, improve water quality by filtering sediments and chemicals, reduce …

alabama

ACA 2023 Convention Registration is Open

Dan Alabama, Alabama Cattlemen’s Association (ACA), Cattle

Many folks are already working on their 2023 calendars, and one event the Alabama Cattlemen’s Association (ACA) encourages you to get on your calendar is their annual Convention and Trade Show. ACA Executive Vice President, Erin Beasley, says the event will be held February 17-18 in Montgomery and registration is underway. More information about the 2023 ACA Convention can be found on …

state

Around the State with Commissioner Pate

Dan Alabama, Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries (ADAI), Around the State with Commissioner Pate

It’s time for our weekly “Around the State with Commissioner Rick Pate”. Commissioner, I understand your department, along with USDA-APHIS, this week confirmed H5 Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza in the state. What was the disease found in? The public is urged to call the Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries Division at 334-242-3469 to report a sighting of dead birds. All poultry owners and growers are …

weekly livestock market report

Livestock Market Reports for Week Ended 11-11-2022

Dan Alabama, Beef, Cattle, Florida, Georgia

Here are the weekly livestock market reports for Alabama, Florida, and Georgia for the week ended November 11, 2022, compiled by the Livestock Market News Service for all three states. AL Livestock Market Report: At Alabama Livestock Auctions, for the week ended November 11, 2022, receipts at 21 markets totaled an estimated 17,000 head compared to 11,387 last week and …