ACF scholarships available for children of members

    Since 1992, more than $350,000 from the Alabama Cattlemen's Foundation has been awarded to the sons and daughters of ACA members. Full Story

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Clarke County Cattlemen pose with Dr. Tony Frazier, State Veterinarian, at the annual banquet Feb. 3, 2007. From left are Ray Clarke, county vice president; Dr. Frazier, Duelon Dunagan, and county president; Charles Reeves, Alabama Cattlemen's Association regional vice president. Visible in the background is Alan Moseley, a county director. 064p1_xlg.jpg
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Sam C. Shields, right, of Coffeeville was honored with a first-ever Lifetime Achievement Award from the Clarke County Cattlemen's Association Saturday night, Feb. 3, 2007, for his longtime support of the organization. Shields has been a sponsor of the organization for decades and has served as a director, officer and president.064p2_xlg.jpg
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Market good for Clarke County cattle farmers

    Dunagan of Coffeeville, president of the Clarke County Cattlemen's Association. "I contribute a lot of it to these new type of dishes (which promote use of beef)." Area cattlemen pay money into a "Check Off" program every time a cow is sold. Full Story

Beef recipes

    CHILI SALSA BEEF POT ROAST Total preparation and cooking time: 2-1/2 hours 1 boneless beef chuck shoulder pot roast (about 3 pounds) 2 teaspoons vegetable oil 2 teaspoons chili powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper Full Story

2007 Farm Bill delayed, but for how long?

    Despite earnest attempts, lawmakers involved in the protracted farm bill debate never managed to execute a winning Hail Mary pass before the clock ran out in overtime. The 2002 Farm Bill technically expired Sept. Full Story

Alabama producers approved for AGR-Lite insurance

    The United States Department of Agriculture's Risk Management Agency (RMA) announced recently that it has approved expansion of the Adjusted Gross Revenue-Lite (AGR-Lite) plan of insurance in Alabama, clearing the way for producers in need of insur Full Story

Ag economists see sharp rise in farmland values

    For the third year in a row, Alabama farmland has posted a double-digit increase in value, rising to a record high average of $3,100 per acre, U.S. Department of Agriculture estimates show. Full Story

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Duelon Dunagan, president of the Clarke County Cattlemen's Association, is pictured at his farm in Coffeeville. Photo by Barry H. Hendrix 058p1_xlg.jpg
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   Scene from Sam Hughston's farm in Jackson Full Story