Smith exhibits the grand champion prospect steer
Payden Smith, Cullman, Alabama, exhibited the Grand Champion Prospect Steer, MLCO Sir Charles 42Z, at the 2013 American Junior Chianina Association (AJCA) National Junior Heifer Show (NJHS) June 20, in Grand Island, Neb. The steer, weighing 726 lbs, is an Aug. 16, 2012, Monopoly son out of MLCO MS Business 3P.
Cullman County 4-H Wildlife Judging Team captures state title
Cullman County 4-H Wildlife Teams just returned from a trip to Auburn where they competed with teams from all over the State of Alabama in the Wildlife Competition. Competition covered all areas of Wildlife Judging including: Identification, Aerial Photo Wildlife Management, Wildlife Food and on-site Wildlife Management practices. Participants were coached by Jay Conway, Regional Extension Agent, Beth Self, Extension Administrative Assistant and Raydonna Sims, Extension Agent Assistant. Individual Senior Competitive Awards are as follows:
If we didn't have California, what would we eat?
California, where cool coastal fog is perfect for growing standard broccoli, currently produces more than 90 percent of the broccoli grown in the United States. If California were to disappear, what would the American diet be like?
Alabama Poultry and Egg Association to offer scholarship to WSCC agricultural production students
A new Alabama Poultry & Egg Association Allied Industry scholarship has been established for Wallace State Community College students intending to transfer to Auburn University and major in poultry science.
VIDEO: Marijuana-fed pigs part experiment, part recycling
A farmer in Washington state has cooked up a Cannabis concoction for his pigs. Part flavor experiment, part green recycling, these 'pot'-bellied pigs are being sold at market.
Rainey receives beef for Father's Day
The Cullman County CattleWomen’s Association presented Sheriff Mike Rainey with a tray of beef on June 17, in recognition of Fathers Day.
House rejects farm bill, 62 Republicans vote no
The House rejected a five-year, half-trillion-dollar farm bill Thursday that would have cut $2 billion annually from food stamps and let states impose broad new work requirements on those who receive them.
Cold Springs High School FFA Chapter earns $1,500 in FFA Chapter Challenge
Cold Springs High School FFA members not only learned first-hand about agricultural livelihoods but also earned $1,500 for their FFA program by participating in the third annual FFA Chapter Challenge.
Holly Pond High School's judging teams take first and second places at contest
Holly Pond FFA Poultry Judging Team placed second recently at the North District FFA contest held at Wallace State Community College.
White House says more farm subsidy cuts needed
The Obama administration said Monday it wants to see more cuts to agriculture subsidies in a massive farm bill moving through the Senate this week.
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