Environment, Forestry and Agriculture

Triple E Farm and Priester’s Pecans Named 2020 Farm of Distinction

Thomas and Melissa Ellis, of Triple E Farm and Priester’s Pecans Inc., were recognized as Alabama’s 2020 Farm of Distinction by the Alabama Farmers...

Bonnie Plants Leads National Food Campaign

Alabama's Bonnie Plants, the largest producer of vegetable and herb plants in the U.S., has partnered with nonprofit AmpleHarvest to launch a national campaign...

A Landmark Market Adapts, Drives Forward

Farmers are selling more than they would at a regular market.

Tools for Finding Best Alabama Foods (During Crisis)

Two longstanding agricultural nonprofits are making special efforts to connect communities with locally grown food resources during the ongoing virus crisis. The newest resource was...

A Rich Surplus in Forest Assets

Alabama is fortified with the largest timber inventory it has ever recorded — near the top of the Southeast’s growing dominance in North American timber resources.

China Trade War, Draught Clip Cotton

The China trade war and draught will hit U.S. cotton growers hard again in 2020, including Alabama, the ninth largest producing state, where cotton...

Toyota Releases 2019 North American Environmental Report

Climate change, resource depletion and habitat loss are among the top concerns addressed in the release of a new Toyota Motor Corp. environmental update...

How it Works: Local Food Farming

An insurance executive transforms himself into a small farmer —a locally sourced food entrepreneur.

1818 Farms Wins Top, First-Ever Amazon Award

Amazon recently named Mooresville, Alabama-based 1818 Farms as its Woman-Owned Small Business of the Year, in Amazon's first-ever U.S. Small Business Spotlight Awards. Owned and...

Vulcan Materials Underwrites Family Forest Carbon Program

Trees thrive on carbon dioxide, and families independently own most trees in the U.S. Why not reward those families for reducing carbon in the...

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