Environment, Forestry and Agriculture

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...

Auburn’s New Poultry Farm a 30-Acre Wonder

Auburn University’s Department of Poultry Science, with help from the National Poultry Technology Center, is building the national’s top poultry research and education facility. The...

All Business on the Farm: 1818 Farms

One of Alabama's most successful e-companies is also one of the most traditional makers. The company is 1818 Farms, a brand that has taken...

Ag Credit Boosts Alabama-Grown Initiative

Sweet Grown Alabama, the state’s new agricultural branding initiative, recently welcomed Alabama Ag Credit as a founding member of the program. Sweet Grown Alabama is...

Life Lessons from the Farm

Jones Valley Teaching Farm offers a 12-year learning course through seven partner schools, using horticulture to teach a bounty of life skills, including mathematics, biology and business management.

AL Forest Pros Talk Worker Supply

Workforce development impacts not only industries the state is attempting to attract but also existing industries, including one of the state's largest and oldest,...

Bring on the Birds — Dove Hunting in Alabama

Alabama dove hunters spend more than 100,000 days afield each year and harvest more than 1 million doves, reports the Alabama Cooperative Extension System. "Dove...

ADAI Now Accepting Hemp Applications for 2020

After a brief delay, the Alabama Department of Agriculture & Industries is now accepting hemp applications from eligible growers, processors/handlers and universities.

Auburn Research Quickly Generates Drought Forecast Tool

Climate research led by Auburn University Professor Sanjiv Kumar has provided the basis of a pioneering new outlook product that is capable of forecasting drought.

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