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

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
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

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

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


   Scene from Sam Hughston's farm in Jackson Full Story