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Alabama Beef Checkoff Plan Approved for 2023

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

Producers and others who serve on the Alabama Beef Checkoff Council met last week in Montgomery and approved the marketing plan for programs to be implemented in 2023. Alabama Cattlemen’s Association (ACA) Executive Vice President, Erin Beasley, says the plan includes using both state and national beef checkoff dollars. Contact the ACA office in Montgomery to learn more about Beef Checkoff promotions …

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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

In our weekly “Around the State with Commissioner Rick Pate” Commissioner, Christmas is almost here. Do you have any recommendations for those looking to purchase gifts? Visit their website to learn more, or go to their Facebook page. And that’s our weekly Around the State with Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries (ADAI) Commissioner, Rick Pate.

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Livestock Market Reports for Week Ended 12-09-2022

Dan Alabama, Beef, Cattle, Florida, Georgia

Here are the weekly livestock market reports for Alabama, Florida, and Georgia for the week ended December 9, 2022, compiled by the Livestock Market News Service for all three states. AL Livestock Market Report: At Alabama Livestock Auctions, for the week ended December 09, 2022, receipts at 21 markets totaled an estimated 17,700 head compared to 15,842 last week and …

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Confirmed Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza in Non-Commercial Backyard Flock

Dan Alabama, Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries (ADAI), Avian Influenza, Poultry

(ADAI/MONTGOMERY, AL/December 6, 2022) — The Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries (ADAI) and the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) have confirmed the presence of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in a non-commercial backyard flock (non-poultry) in Lawrence County, Alabama. Samples from the flock were tested at the Alabama State Diagnostic Laboratories, part of the …

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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 that you’d like to share some information about the Irrigation Income Tax Credit that might benefit our listeners. And that’s our weekly Around the State with Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries (ADAI) Commissioner, Rick Pate.

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Livestock Market Reports for Week Ended 12-02-2022

Dan Alabama, Beef, Cattle, Florida, Georgia

Here are the weekly livestock market reports for Alabama, Florida, and Georgia for the week ended December 2, 2022, compiled by the Livestock Market News Service for all three states. AL Livestock Market Report: At Alabama Livestock Auctions, for the week ended December 02, 2022, receipts at 21 markets totaled an estimated 15,800 head compared to 0 last week and …

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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, …

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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 …

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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.  …