Environment, Forestry and Agriculture

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...

Yellow Hammer Farms Nets Investment Through Crowdfunding

Yellow Hammer Farms, a new large-scale indoor hydroponic operation, has successfully completed a capital raise totaling $435,000 on the Harvest Returns agriculture crowdfunding platform. The...

AU Partners with ADM for Poultry Research

Faculty members at Auburn University are partnering with ADM Animal Nutrition to conduct experiments in poultry feed enzymes. The research will look at feed mill...

Bonnie Plants Moves to Opelika

Bonnie Plants Inc. has broken ground on a new corporate headquarters in Opelika, bringing 60 jobs to the community and investing $7.9 million. As part...

Ag Adapts to a Disrupted Economy

Farmers and agribusinesses throughout the state have had to alter their products or services to meet new customer expectations due to the COVID-19 virus. The...

Mobile Bay Group Battles for Watershed Improvements

Efforts to maintain water quality in areas of rapid residential growth are a balancing act for many communities, especially in coastal areas such as...

Fallback to Farming

When the economy tanked in 2007, the Giles family retreated to their farm property near Luverne. Now the retreat is the epicenter of their multi-faceted small business, Agnus Dei Farm.

Feisty Tarrant Fighting Back Its Floods

The city of Tarrant, north of Birmingham, is one of those mill cities of Jefferson County embedded in the area's mining and metals industries....

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