Agriculture

Boise Cascade acquires Coastal Plywood

Boise Cascade Co. has acquired Coastal Plywood Co. and its two manufacturing locations, one of which is in Chapman in Butler County.

Foster Farms acquired by Atlas Holdings

Foster Farms has been acquired by Atlas Holdings. The poultry producer is the second-largest industrial employer in Marengo County, with 400 workers.

Tyson building $208 million plant near Hanceville

Tyson Foods will invest $208 million in a new facility near Hanceville to replace its River Valley Ingredients rendering plant lost in a fire...

Wrangler taps local farmers, including in Alabama, for new collection

Alabama’s Martin Family Farm is one of four farms participating in Wrangler's Rooted Collection state-specific jeans.

Farmers using social media to promote products, lifestyle

Farmers like Mitchell and Rebecca Henry are using social media posts to answer the age old question, 'Where does your food come from?'

Bonnie Plants unveils new greenhouse space in Union Springs

Multi-million-dollar greenhouse expansion provides more space for growing and distributing plants, including fulfilling online orders.

Black Belt cattle farm embraces bird-watchers, ecotourism

The Joe family has been working a 200-acre plot of land in Alabama’s Black Belt for three generations, first as a vegetable farm before...

SoilKit seeking $50 million prize

SoilKit, a lab-based soil testing technology based in Foley, has registered for the $100 million XPRIZE Carbon Removal competition that has a grand prize of $50 million.

Poarch Creek Indians will create $10.5 million meat processing facility

The processing facility, off Exit 54 on I-65, will process cattle from Perdido River Farms and other customers.

Bonnie Plants opens Opelika headquarters

Alabama plant grower Bonnie Plants opened its new headquarters in Opelika Friday. Its greenhouse operations continue in Union Springs.

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