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Itochu Opts Out of Drummond South American Partnership

Working to meet Japan’s green energy goals, Itochu Corp. is selling its 20% stake in Drummond Co.’s Columbia coal operations, the Japan Times reports. Itochu...

Planning for Outdoor Amenities Underway

The University of Alabama Center for Economic Development is working on updating Alabama’s Statewide Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan (SCORP), which steers federal funding to...

State Conservation Department Helps Adults Learn Hunting Skills

Steve Kinney was thrilled to harvest an eight-point buck in December when he hunted for the first time in his 59 years during a...

Joint U.S./Canadian Venture Will Create 60 Jobs in Jasper

A $45 million joint venture between Jasper Lumber Co. and Canada’s Tolko Industries Ltd. will create at least 60 jobs, Gov. Kay Ivey said...

Conservation Grants Awarded Across Alabama

The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation has awarded $2.1 million in grants to restore and enhance aquatic habitats for vulnerable freshwater aquatic species in...

SoilKit Testing Supplies Now Available Through BFG Supply

SoilKit, which provides prompt soil analysis so that gardeners and landscapers can tailor solutions to the needs of their specific soil, will now be...

Parnell Re-Elected President of Alabama Farmers Federation

Jimmy Parnell has been elected to a fifth term as president of the Alabama Farmers Federation. “I am excited about the opportunity to lead this...

Trading with China

The U.S.-China trade relationship has always had its share of ups and downs. From the moment a bilateral trade agreement was signed between the two in...

Westinghouse to Develop Controls for Farley and Vogtle Nuclear Plants

Westinghouse Electric Co. has been selected to develop new instrumentation and control systems for Southern Nuclear Operation Co. to be used at Farley Nuclear...

Coastal Growers Plans $87 Million Plant

Coastal Growers LLC plans to build an $87 million peanut shelling and storage plant in Atmore, bringing 100 jobs to the area. The plant...

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