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Farmers in Alabama’s Legislature

Lessons from the land inform Alabama's policies from agricultural issues and land usage to transportation, business licences and fuel costs.

Peco Foods’ community efforts go well beyond chicken feed

The Tuscaloosa-based poultry producer is an active participant in the communities in which it has plants.

USDA breaks ground on soil research buildings at Auburn

New soil research buildings in Auburn will house the National Soil Dynamics Laboratory

Credit union executive finds relaxation at his pecan farm

Redstone Federal Credit Union President and CEO Joe Newberry owns Newberry Pecans, his family farm in Ardmore.

Jones Valley Teaching Farm raises $8.3 million to build food education center

Jones Valley Teaching Farm has completed the Ready to Grow Capital Campaign, raising $8.3 million towards the building of the Center for Food Education.

Alfa insures the farm

At 76 years old, Alfa Insurance and its affiliates provide insurance and financial services in 11 states for more than a million customers.

Retrospect: First Harvest

A farmer, a banker and the power of the peanut changed Coffee County forever, as memorialized in this bronze panel at Alabama Bicentennial Park.

South Alabama companies plan $92 million expansions

Two Houston County companies plan to make $92 million in infrastructure improvements, resulting in at least 70 new jobs

Chilton County embraces its fuzzy fruit

Growing peaches has become big business in Chilton County, with farmers markets, festivals and books being some of the examples.

Canadian company investing $210 million into south Alabama mill

Canfor Corp. will invest $210 million to build a sawmill complex that will replace an existing facility in Mobile

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