Only about 4 percent of farmland is irrigated in Alabama, but the state is also the fourth wettest in the nation.
International giant Bayer is reaping a whirlwind of hurt after its buyout of Monsanto, maker of Roundup. Attorneys with top Alabama plaintiff firms wade into the tsunami of product liability claims.
Trend watchers have noticed weather playing some cruel tricks on farmers around the world, leading some, like geopolitical trends analyst F. William Engdahl, to...
Dr. Tom Gallagher, the Regions Bank Endowed Professor of Forest Operations in Auburn University’s School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences, comments on the potential shortage of loggers in the timber industry.
Alabama Supreme Court hears arguments on environmental suits
Approximately 200 farmers, gardeners, community leaders, young people and other advocates for local and sustainable food will convene in Fairhope this December for the Food & Farm Forum.
In the March issue of our first year of publication, 1986, staff writer Bessie Ford took us on a tour of the rarely seen...
A former IT entrepreneur applied the science of the Auburn-educated “father of aquaculture,” doubled down his capital investment, and made Southern Organics the state’s first commercially successful hybrid of aquaculture and hydroponics.
A venerable soil research facility at Auburn University is expecting a $43 million funding infusion from Congress for a new facility that will continue its work of improving global food production.
Who are the typical timberland owners in Alabama? Are the small landowners in it for investment or recreation? For some insights, we spoke with Stephen Burdette, a registered forester with American Forest Management's office in Prattville.