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Nov 16, 2020

Farm, Family and Faith

Many never think about farming as a career choice, or they come into it late in life. However, for two South Alabama families, the Brannons and the Carnleys, farming is all they’ve ever known.

Nov 16, 2020

Breaking the Grass Ceiling

Beck’s Turf, which started in 1938 was purchased by brothers Jimmy & Wayne Bassett in 1994. Both admitted that 25 years ago they had no clue where to start. Now, with help from the Farm Credit system and the experience they've gained, the brothers are successful and seasoned farmers who have seen their share of ups and downs.

Jul 31, 2020

Sugar-Sweet Satsumas

A multi-generational operation, Sessions Farms owns 3.500 satsuma trees, planted across several orchards. Their average annual yield is 600,000 pounds. March through December you can buy satsumas as well as other fruits and vegetable from their produce stand - all grown on their land.

Jun 24, 2020

A Cotton-Farming Legacy

Often young people just starting out on their careers need some help to get them on their way. And it’s no different for young farmers — just ask Ron Taylor of Tallassee, Ala.

Jun 24, 2020

The Alligator Guy

Now in its 14th year of operation, Alligator Alley is in its 14th year of operation. With more than 50,000 annual visitors. The 160-acre property contains some 600 alligators, from hatchlings to adults approaching 40 years of age, spread among a variety of enclosed pools, a swamp and a lagoon