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Alabama AgCast

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A podcast about news and information of interest to the agriculture community of Alabama. Presented by Alabama Farmers Federation.

A podcast about news and information of interest to the agriculture community of Alabama. Presented by Alabama Farmers Federation.

Location:

United States

Description:

A podcast about news and information of interest to the agriculture community of Alabama. Presented by Alabama Farmers Federation.

Language:

English


Episodes

Alabama AgCast: Conversation with Kris Balkcom

7/13/2022
Jacob Davis has a conversation with Kris Balkcom. Kris is the Extension Peanut Agronomist for Auburn University. Russ Durrance wraps up with a recap of a visit the External Affairs team made to HudsonAlpha. Here are some links from the AgCast today: https://aaes.auburn.edu/variety-tests/peanut-variety-trials/ https://www.alpeanuts.com/ https://www.aces.edu/blog/tag/peanuts/ Be sure to check out Alabama Ag Credit and Alabama Farmers Federation.

Duration:00:15:13

Alabama AgCast: Conversation with Katie Britt

7/6/2022
We speak with Katie Britt after she secures the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate. Colton Christjohn wraps up with the information about California's Proposition 12. Be sure to check out Alabama Ag Credit and Alabama Farmers Federation.

Duration:00:22:42

Alabama AgCast: How did the Federation-endorsed candidates do?

6/29/2022
Mike Moody and Mitt Walker have a conversation about how the Federation-endorsed candidtates fared in the run-off elections leading up to the general elections in November. Carla Hornady gives a Summer crop report in the wrap up. Be sure to check out Alabama Ag Credit and Alabama Farmers Federation.

Duration:00:12:59

Alabama AgCast: New Poultry Rule Changes

6/22/2022
Mike Moody and Colton Christjohn have a conversation about the proposed new rules from the Agriculture Marketing Service that will affect poultry growers in Alabama. Also Blake Thaxton wraps up with information about the 2023 AFVGA Conference. Be sure to check out Alabama Ag Credit and Alabama Farmers Federation.

Duration:00:20:48

Alabama AgCast: Farm & Land Expo

6/17/2022
Mike Moody and Mitt Walker have a conversation about the upcoming Farm & Land Expo. William Green wraps up with information about the 2022 Wood Innovation Grant program. Be sure to check out Alabama Ag Credit and Alabama Farmers Federation.

Duration:00:09:05

Alabama AgCast: Ag In The Classroom Summer Institute

6/8/2022
This week, Mike Moody does a recap of the Ag In The Classroom Summer Institute held in Opelika, Ala. last week. In the wrap-up, Blake Thaxton promotes Sweet Grown Alabama produce. Be sure to check out Alabama Ag Credit and Alabama Farmers Federation.

Duration:00:08:41

Alabama AgCast: Crop update with Dr. Eros Fransisco

6/1/2022
On today’s AgCast, Carla Hornady has a conversation with Extension’s Dr. Eros Fransisco on the state of crops in Alabama and William Green wraps up with information from the catfish database. You can also follow Dr. Fransisco on Twitter @Eabranc.

Duration:00:18:23

Alabama AgCast: Down To Earth campaign

5/25/2022
Mike Moody has a conversation with Director of Social Media and Communications for Alabama Cattlemen's Association, Kayla Greer, and Communications and Membership Director for Alabama Poultry and Egg Association, Caleb Hicks about the year-long public relations campaign entitled Down To Earth. Also Carla Hornady, commodity director, wraps up with information about new crop prices. Below are two links from Carla's wrap up. cotton pricespre-harvest highBe sure to check out Alabama Ag Credit...

Duration:00:19:00

Alabama AgCast: Conversation with Brant Still

5/18/2022
William Green has an enlightening conversation with Property Appraiser Brant Still and Colton Christjohn wraps up with a concern over what the SEC is proposing that will affect Alabama farmers. Be sure to check out Alabama Ag Credit and Alabama Farmers Federation.

Duration:00:13:52

Alabama AgCast: Legislative Summary

5/11/2022
The External Affairs team reviews important bills as this legislative session has ended. Also, Mitt Walker will wrap-up with information about the Federation's starter flock program. Be sure to check out Alabama Ag Credit and Alabama Farmers Federation.

Duration:00:22:28

Alabama AgCast: Guest, Richard Owen talks about the American Peanut Council

5/4/2022
Jacob Davis, executive director of the Alabama Peanut Producers Association will have a conversation with Richard Owen, Pres. & CEO American Peanut Council and our own William Green will wrap-up with information about the 2022 Rittenour and Duncan awards. Be sure to check out Alabama Ag Credit and Alabama Farmers Federation.

Duration:00:21:52

Alabama AgCast: A Conversation About The Upcoming Farm Bill

4/27/2022
Mitt Walker, director of national affairs, has a conversation with Carla Hornady and William Green about the 2023 Farm Bill and, in the wrap-up, Mitt will introduce us to Colton Christjohn. Colton is the Federation’s new Dairy, Pork and Poultry divisions director. Be sure to check out Alabama Ag Credit and Alabama Farmers Federation.

Duration:00:17:43

Alabama AgCast: Check-off Programs

4/20/2022
Mike Moody has a conversation with Carla Hornady, commodity director, about check-off programs in Alabama. Blake Thaxton wraps up with information about an upcoming turf meeting. Check out this crop resource information with Auburn University. Be sure to check out Alabama Ag Credit and Alabama Farmers Federation.

Duration:00:15:02

Alabama AgCast: U.S. Sod Check-off Proposal

4/14/2022
Mike Moody has a conversation with Greenhouse, Nursery & Sod Division Director, Blake Thaxton, about a proposed U.S. Sod Check-off program. Carla Hornady wraps up with a planting report.

Duration:00:10:43

Alabama AgCast: Tosh Farm Visit and One-Shot Turkey Shoot

4/6/2022
For this weeks show, Russ Durrance traveled to Buena Vista, Tennessee to tour Tosh Farms. During the tour, he had conversations with Daniel Tubbs, chairman of our state Pork Division and Kent Stanford, nutrient management specialist for Alabama Extension. William Green, wildlife director, wraps up with a report about the recently held, One-Shot Turkey Hunt Fundraiser. Be sure to check out Alabama Ag Credit and Alabama Farmers Federation.

Duration:00:18:41

Alabama AgCast: Rep. Danny Crawford and Supreme Court cases to watch

3/30/2022
Russ Durrance, director of state legislative programs, has a conversation with House District 5 Rep. Danny Crawford and Mitt Walker, director of national affairs, wraps up with two Supreme Court cases farmers should watch – the Prop 12 case and Waters of the United States (WOTUS). Be sure to check out Alabama Ag Credit and Alabama Farmers Federation.

Duration:00:16:23

Alabama AgCast: Turkey Talk!

3/23/2022
Host, Mike Moody, has a conversation with William Green, Wildlife Division commodity director, about all things turkey. In the wrap up, Jacob Davis shares the latest peanut news. Find more information about turkeys with Dr. Will Gulsby and Dr. Mike Chamberlain. Be sure to check out Alabama Ag Credit and Alabama Farmers Federation.

Duration:00:17:14

Alabama AgCast: Jones Valley Teaching Farm and Rep. Pebblin Warren

3/16/2022
Today's special AgCast features Brian Hardin having a conversation with Jones Valley Teaching Farm Executive Director, Amanda Storey and Russ Durrance has a conversation with Rep. Pebblin Warren of Tuskegee about legislation to make the peanut the state legume. In the wrap up, Brian comes back for an overview of how the farm package of bills did in the Alabama Legislature. Be sure to check out Alabama Ag Credit and Alabama Farmers Federation.

Duration:00:19:43

Alabama AgCast: Bob Parker of the National Peanut Board and a DC trip wrap-up

3/11/2022
Jacob Davis, executive director of the Alabama Peanut Producers Association, will discuss the state of peanuts today with Bob Parker, president and CEO of the National Peanut Board. Then Karla Hornady will recap the Washington Legislative Conference from last week. Be sure to check out Alabama Ag Credit and Alabama Farmers Federation.

Duration:00:23:56

Alabama AgCast: Ag Law & You (Estate Planning) and a legislative wrap up.

3/2/2022
John Allen Nichols, Agriculture Council for Alabama Farmers Federation has a conversation with estate planning specialist Leah Mitchell and then wraps up with a legislative report. Be sure to check out Alabama Ag Credit.

Duration:00:22:53