Tag "Agriculture"

PHOTO: Produce being sold by Logan Anderson and Monica Anderson of Sand Mountain Produce at Fort Payne Main Street’s weekly Farmer’s Market, which starting this week is open on Wednesdays! (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com

By John Dersham, Director, DeKalb County Tourism RAINSVILLE, Ala. — We are very fortunate in DeKalb County and in Rainsville that this year the Extension Service of Alabama selected the Northeast Agribusiness Center to host its annual statewide horse show,

PHOTO: Kailee Johnson received a $1000.00 Bill Kirk Endowment scholarship from the National FFA Organization. (Contributed Photo | National FFA Organization) By Staff Reports SYLVANIA, Ala. — The National FFA Organization awarded a $1000.00 Bill Kirk Endowment scholarship to Kailee Johnson of

PHOTO: Commissioner of Agriculture and Industries John McMillan addressed the DeKalb County Republican Breakfast Club this morning. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — (Video at the Bottom) This morning, (May 13, 2017) Alabama

 PHOTO: Earlier this week, a Cherokee County Jury found a Boaz man guilty of Cattle Rustling, stemming from a 2014 charge. (File Photo) By Staff Reports CENTRE, Ala. — A Cherokee County jury found a Boaz man guilty last Thursday (May 11) in a

PHOTO: The City of Rainsville grew around an orchard that was started by a local family over sixty years ago. (File Photo) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — Earlier last month, Marietta Faye Hodgens, aged 80, passed

County livestock producers may qualify for Livestock Forage Disaster Program (LFP). (wikipedia.org | “Grass Fed beef”) By Staff Reports Submitted by the Rainsville USDA Office RAINSVILLE, Ala. — October 5, 2016 – The County Executive Director for the U.S. Department

By Joseph M. Morgan MONTGOMERY, Ala.—One of DeKalb County’s own, Kailee Johnson from Sylvania High School, was elected 2016-2017 Treasurer for the Alabama FFA North District at the 88th Annual Alabama FFA State Convention last week. Alabama’s annual FFA State Convention is

MONTGOMERY, Ala., — The Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries (ADAI) is partnering with the Food Bank of North Alabama, Alabama Farmers Federation, Alabama State Department of Education (ALSDE) and local schools to increase access to Alabama-grown produce in school