LATEST NEWS FROM Alabama

Sweet potato exports
12:04PM Aug 23, 2019

Sweet potatoes leading in export growth

Cristin Shepard
AgWeb Contributor
Global sweet potato promotion is growing southern U.S. sweet potato exports.
14:46PM Apr 15, 2019

Alabama Authorities Seek Killer of 2 Cows

Associated Press
AgWeb Contributor
A cow killer could be on the loose in Limestone County, Alabama.
08:58AM Feb 26, 2019

Wayne Farms Employees Embezzle $100,000 in Payroll Fraud Scheme

Jennifer Shike
AgWeb Contributor
Police arrested five employees of Wayne Farms, the sixth largest vertically integrated poultry producer and processor in the U.S., after the company uncovered a payroll fraud scheme costing the company
14:57PM Dec 31, 2018

Zeigler Meats Recalls Sausage Due to Possible Metal Contamination

Jennifer Shike
AgWeb Contributor
R. L. Zeigler Co., Inc., is recalling nearly 12,000 pounds of ready-to-eat poultry and meat sausage products that may be contaminated with metal, the USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service
19:11PM Oct 19, 2018

Select Sires Reveals Cooperative Merger Creating Premier Select Sires

Taylor Leach
AgWeb Contributor
Combining forces, the Select Sire Power, Inc. and Southeast Select Sires, Inc. will officially become one and renamed Premier Select Sires, Inc. effective Jan. 1, 2019.
10:51AM Oct 21, 2016

Severe Drought Spreading Rapidly Across Alabama

Associated Press
AgWeb Contributor
A severe drought spreading rapidly across Alabama is forcing conservation measures and worrying farmers, and forecasters said Thursday there wasn't much relief in sight.
23:00PM Dec 13, 2015

Alabama Gets Federal Disaster Designation for Damaged Crops

Associated Press
AgWeb Contributor
Excessive rainfall, wind and flooding this year prompted the USDA designation. The severe weather caused extensive damage to many crops during the 2015 growing season.