13 Alabama Counties Designated as Primary Natural Disaster Areas

Dan Alabama, Industry News Release, USDA-FSA

Emergency Support to Producers in Surrounding Counties/Border States Also Available (USDA/FSA) — Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated 13 Alabama counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers in Autauga, Cherokee, Chilton, Choctaw, Clarke, Dallas, Elmore, Lowndes, Marengo, Mobile, Monroe, Washington and Wilcox counties who suffered losses caused by Hurricane Zeta that occurred from October 28 through October 29, 2020, may be eligible …


Applications Open For Hurricane Zeta Assistance Through Ag Foundation

Dan Alabama, Economy, Industry News Release

(ALFA) — The Alabama Farmers Agriculture Foundation (AFAF) is accepting applications through Jan. 15 from farmers who suffered losses related to Hurricane Zeta.  AFAF and Alabama Farmers Federation President Jimmy Parnell said the Foundation established a Hurricane Relief Fund in response to calls from farmers and businesses who wanted to help their neighbors. It was utilized earlier this year for …

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Livestock Shelters Open in Alabama in Preparation for Tropical Storm Zeta

Dan Alabama, Cattle, Industry News Release, Livestock

In response to Tropical Storm Zeta, the Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries (ADAI) has been in contact with our partners to provide a temporary sheltering facility for evacuated livestock including horses and cattle. Animals moving in response to Tropical Storm Zeta will be exempt from a certificate of veterinary inspection. The Alabama A&M Agribition Center located at 4925 Moore’s …