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SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans Available in Alabama

Dan Alabama, Aquaculture, Economy, Industry News Release

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced that Economic Injury Disaster Loans are available to small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and private nonprofit organizations located in Alabama as a result of rainfall and flooding from April 1 through June 30, 2018. The loans are available in the following counties: Colbert, Franklin, Lamar, Lauderdale, Marion, Mobile, …

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SBA Offers Disaster Assistance to Residents of Alabama Affected by Hurricane Michael

Dan Economy, Industry News Release

Alabama businesses and residents affected by Hurricane Michael on October 10 – 13, 2018, can apply for low-interest disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), Administrator Linda McMahon announced. Administrator McMahon made the loans available in response to a letter from Gov. Kay Ivey on Nov. 16, 2018, requesting a disaster declaration by the SBA. The declaration covers …


USDA Designates Three Alabama Counties Primary Natural Disaster Areas

Dan Alabama, Industry News Release

  Three Alabama counties have been designated as primary natural disaster areas from damages caused by Tropical Storm Gordon between Sept. 3-6. The designation, announced by U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue, covers Clarke, Mobile and Washington counties. “Tropical Storm Gordon was a slow-moving storm with strong winds and heavy rain,” said Alabama Farmers Federation President Jimmy Parnell. “Cotton and …


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 …


Roby: Hurricane Michael Recovery Continues

Dan Alabama, Industry News Release

An open letter from Martha Roby, U.S. Representative, Alabama’s 2nd District Friends, As Hurricane Michael recovery efforts continue, we are gradually learning the full scale of damages portions of our district are facing. The setback for the agriculture industry is severe, to say the least. In the immediate aftermath of the storm, I traveled to the Wiregrass to see firsthand …