Tag "USDA"

PHOTO: The deadline for local livestock producers to apply for the Livestock Forage Disaster Program is quickly approaching. (File Photo) By Staff Reports  RAINSVILLE, Ala. — Livestock producers are reminded that the deadline for the Livestock Forage Disaster Program (LFP) is

PHOTO: The M-44 “Cyanide Bomb” is used by the USDA Wildlife Services Division to kill coyotes. (USDA.gov| Bannock County Sheriff’s Office) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — Back in October, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) made

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

PHOTO: Zone of Northeast Alabama where vaccinations will be dropped. By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — Beginning sometime in early to mid October, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will be dropping rabies vaccinations from aircraft over all of

Featured image: Rainsville City Council approved ordinance for $1.97 million Monday night By Tyler Pruett tyler@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — By means of a roll call vote on the second reading, the Rainsville City Council voted to adopt an ordinance to

Dear Editor: From time to time, a city’s leadership will make consequential decisions that will impact the city and its people for years to come.  As an elected official, I believe major decisions should be accompanied with a mandate from

Ladybugs Run Rampant

The Headquarters of Southern Torch came under attack yesterday morning…by ladybugs. Like a bad sequel to “Sharknado“. Looking around DeKalb County I’ve noticed that many people are having this same problem. According to entomologists, the tiny orange and black beetles