||Alabama Agriculture magazine is a comprehensive guide to the state's farms, food and forestry. The annual magazine serves as a primer for state legislators, business leaders and consumers about the impact of agriculture on the state's economy. The publication educates Alabama consumers about their food sources and gives a voice to the state's farmers. Articles focus on the state's main commodities - cotton, peanuts, catfish, beef and poultry - and other agriculture-based industries, such as forestry and agri-tourism as well as innovations in technology and farm equipment.|
A new rule passed recently by the Alabama Department of Agriculture will apply to goat producers across the state. Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries Administrative Code 80-3-6-.18 now requires all goats and sheep to be identified with official Scrapie ID prior to change of ownership or transport to fairs, exhibitions or across state lines. more...
To ensure the safety of our seafood, the Alabama Departments of Agriculture and Industry (ADAI), Conservation and Natural Resources (Marine Resources Division) (ADCNR/MRD), and Public Health (ADPH) have instituted a three-year seafood testing program in cooperation with British Petroleum. more...
|Consumer's Guide To Food Safety|
A loss of power from natural disasters can jeopardize the safety of your food. Knowing how to determine if food is safe and how to keep food safe will help minimize the potential loss of food and reduce the risk of foodborne illness. A Consumer's Guide to Food Safety: Severe Storms which will help you make the right decisions for keeping your family safe during an emergency.
|Farm Fresh Produce!|
|The Alabama U-Pick Directory is a guide to u-pick operations and agricultural tourism opportunities throughout the state. Visiting Alabama U-Pick farms is a family event that can be enjoyed all year long at these Alabama Farms.|