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Cooper Lumber acquires Thomasville Lumber Co.

Cooper Lumber, a division of Cooper Timberlands, has acquired Thomasville Lumber Co. Inc. in Thomasville. Cooper Timberlands is a company of The Cooper Group,...

Domain Timber Advisors acquires 1,950 acres in Alabama

The Alabama land was a part of transactions acquiring 5,800 acres for the company’s forestland portfolio.

JSU’s emergency management program prepares students for careers in disaster response

Preparation is key in weathering an emergency. JSU prepares students to know how to respond to a weather-related event or a terrorist attack.

Canfor closing Jackson plant, expanding Fulton facility

Canfor is restructuring to consolidate operations in the company’s modern facilities.

Two Rivers Lumber plans $115 million expansion

Demopolis-based Two Rivers Lumber is starting construction of a second sawmill in Coosa County, a $115 million investment in the state.

Alabama Cooperative Extension System translates research into practical life skills

Urban and rural 4-H programs, food safety classes, gardening information and more are all part of the Extension Systems' programs.

HudsonAlpha’s genetic recipe for a new breed of Alabama farm crops

HudsonAlpha is working with genetic sequencing to produce new crop varieties with enhanced traits.

Nature Conservancy acquires 596 acres at Wheeler Mountain

Plans for the land include adding it to the National Forest System.

EBSCO gives grant to enhance conservation projects

The Nature Conservancy in Alabama has received a grant from Birmingham-based EBSCO to enhance three freshwater conservation projects

HudsonAlpha and Alabama-based research partners receive $1 million NSF grant

The team’s Greening the Southeast project aims to develop a green circular bioeconomy for building materials and consumer goods.

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