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

Alabama AgCast Alabama Farmers Federation

    • News
    • 4.8 • 14 Ratings

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

    How do commodity committees work?

    How do commodity committees work?

    Mike Moody and William Green have a conversation about how the Alabama Farmers Federation commodity committees work. Mitt Walker wraps up with a Thanksgiving message. Visit our commodity page for commodity director contact information.

    Be sure to check out Alabama Ag Credit and Alabama Farmers Federation.

    • 19 min
    Alabama Pecan Growers Association President Bran Futral.

    Alabama Pecan Growers Association President Bran Futral.

    Blake Thaxton Executive Director of the Alabama Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association has a conversation with Bran Futral. Bran is the new president of the Alabama Pecan Growers Association. And in the wrap up, Jacob Davis brings us the latest peanut report.

    Here are some links from the episode:
    Futral Farms
    Pecan Farmers in Alabama
    AFVGA
    2023 AFVGA Annual Conference and Tradeshow

    • 27 min
    Conversation with Mitchell Henry

    Conversation with Mitchell Henry

    Hunter McBrayer has a conversation with state Young Farmer chairman Mitchell Henry and Chris Prevatt wraps up with a market report.

    Be sure to check out Alabama Ag Credit and Alabama Farmers Federation.

    • 22 min
    National FFA Convention

    National FFA Convention

    We have a special episode today. Our mic travelled to the national FFA convention in Indianapolis, Indiana, where we had several conversations with FFA members and an elected official. First, Jennifer Christenberry speaks with Will Aycock on his experience interviewing for a national FFA office. Next, Alabama FFA Executive Secretary, Jared Dyess, catches up with Alabama FFA President, Kellen Lincoln on her new office. Finally, Preston Roberts spends a few minutes with Alabama Sen. Will Barfoot and Alabama FFA members, Levi Noles and Kylon Garrett. In our wrap up today, Carla Hornady tells us about an exciting new opportunity Alabama soybean farmer, Wendy Yeager, has being named to U.S. Soybean Export Council.
    Be sure to check out Alabama Ag Credit and Alabama Farmers Federation.

    • 13 min
    Weed and drone expert Dr. Steve Li

    Weed and drone expert Dr. Steve Li

    Carla Hornady, commodity director of cotton, soybeans and wheat and feed grains really gets into the weeds of a conversation about weeds with Dr. Steve Li. Dr. Li is an assistant professor and extention specialist at Auburn University and Alabama Cooperative Extension System. In the wrap up, Colton Christjohn updates us on California’s Proposition 12, as it heads to the Supreme Court, and how that will impact the pork industry.

    Links from this episode:
    - Agriculture spray and scout drones Facebook Group
    - DJI Ag spray drones Facebook Group
    - Fall 2022 Field Spray Day Agenda
    - Spray FAQs
    - Drone Spray Workshop Flyer
    - Suggestions for Custom Drone Applicators

    • 22 min
    Conversation with Shipping Point Inspection Director Jeff Jeffers

    Conversation with Shipping Point Inspection Director Jeff Jeffers

    Jacob Davis, director of the Alabama Peanut Producers Association has a conversation with Director of Shipping Point Inspection for the Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries, Jeff Jeffers, and Blake Thaxton wraps up with information about the upcoming AFVGA annual meeting. See the schedule for the meeting here.

    Be sure to check out Alabama Ag Credit and Alabama Farmers Federation.

    • 25 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
14 Ratings

14 Ratings

Farmer_Hunt ,

Great podcast!

Just came across your podcast. I am a first generation poultry and cattle farmer in East Alabama. I like to listen to podcast while I work in my chicken houses. Glad to have come across this one. Great information for farmers in Alabama. Look forward to the future podcast!

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