Rise to the moment of truth Saturday, February 4, 2023

Tag: AGRICULTURE

Tuberville
U.S. Sen. Tuberville: Count on me to be a voice for rural Alabama

Through a global pandemic, historic inflation and crippling supply-chain issues, we are seeing just how critical food security is to national security.

Bulls at Meadows Creeks Farm
Barry Moore critical of legislation creating federal police force to investigate farmers and meatpackers

“Instead of punishing those in the packing industry and deputizing bureaucrats to force more rules and regulations on the American people, we should be doing all we can to slice red tape, repair the broken supply chain, and end the federal government overspending fueling historic inflation,” Moore said.

Wild hogs by Eric Blankenship
"They're eating everything here": Wild hogs causing millions in damage for south Alabama farmers

The Alabama Cooperate Extension Service said that Alabama’s growing wild pig menace is causing millions of dollars in damage for Alabama farmers and landowners, while also harming Alabama’s native wildlife, both plant and animal.

Garden from Markus Spiske
As grocery prices rise, can gardening and raising food at home save money?

As poultry and produce prices skyrocket due to inflation, many Alabamians are looking for ways to keep food on the table without taking a hit. Some have turned to growing and raising their own food. 

Meadows Creek Farm
Alabama’s farm economy impacted by rising input prices

Alabama Farmers are paying more for fuel, fertilizer, seed, pesticides, parts, and labor than ever before the 1819 News learned in an investigative report.

Farm crop agriculture by Jake Gard
USDA announces the Biden Administration’s framework for transforming the food system

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced on Wednesday details of the Biden administration’s plan for a framework to transform the food system.

Blanchard at Agribition
Blanchard talks agriculture and economics

“Alabama’s hardworking farmers deserve a governor who will invest in them as much as they’ve invested in ensuring a safe and abundant food supply for our people.,” Lindy Blanchard said on Wednesday.

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New veterans program offers 'rules of engagement' for veterans on Alabama farms

By Randy Tatano You’ve probably never heard of a “therapy farm,” which isn’t a farm in a traditional sense. It doesn’t produce anything...

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Water infrastructure improvements planned in Alabama

By Craig Monger A few rural areas in northwest Alabama can look forward to a large advancement to their local water infrastructure....

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Tuberville introduces bill to combat foreign influence in U.S. agriculture

By Brandon Moseley U.S. Senator Tommy Tuberville (R-Alabama) introduced the Foreign Adversary Risk Management (FARM) Act to bolster...