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USDA Designates Counties as Primary Natural Disaster Areas
Published 9/21/2023 in Alabama Agriculture & Industries
Montgomery, Ala. USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) announced a Secretarial natural disaster designation for five Alabama counties as primary natural disaster areas due to a... read more ❯
LIVESTOCK SHELTER OPEN IN ALABAMA IN PREPARATION FOR HURRICANE IDALIA
Published 8/29/2023 in Alabama Agriculture & Industries
MONTGOMERY, Ala. – In preparation for Hurricane Idalia, entry requirements have been lifted for livestock animals that are moving across state lines. The following temporary... read more ❯
Commissioner Pate Advises Horse Owners to Vaccinate for EEE &...
Published 8/23/2023 in Alabama Agriculture & Industries
MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries (ADAI) Commissioner Rick Pate has announced that a horse has tested positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis... read more ❯
Yellow Legged Hornet
Published 8/18/2023 in Alabama Agriculture & Industries - Plant Protection
On Tuesday, August 15, 2023, the Georgia Department of Agriculture (GDA) announced the first detection of the yellow-legged hornet (YLH), Vespa velutina, in North America.... read more ❯
Commissioner Pate Hosts Farm Bill Discussion Tour with U.S. Senator...
Published 7/24/2023 in Alabama Agriculture & Industries
Who: Commissioner of Agriculture and Industries Rick Pate U.S. Senator Tommy Tuberville What: Commissioner Rick Pate is hosting Farm Bill Public Hearings with U.S. Senator Tommy Tuberville. When &... read more ❯
Department Accepting Century & Heritage Farm and Bicentennial Farm Applications
Published 6/23/2023 in Alabama Agriculture & Industries
MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries (ADAI) is now accepting applications for their annual Century & Heritage (C & H) Farm... read more ❯