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This Week on The Land Show with Dave and Johnny: Captain Bill Vines, owner of Stripe Fishing Headquarters, talks about the great Stripe Fishing on Smith Lake now that using blueback herring as bait. https://stripefishingheadquarters.com/ Steve Talleys, owner of Talley’s Fruit Farm, talks about what is ripening on his farm, and how it is going with his first year of doing a CSA (community supported agriculture) program. Daniel Hautamaki, agent with Southeastern Land Group, comes on to talk about his Read more…

 This Week on The Land Show with Dave and Johnny: Mark Buxton, of Southeastern Wildlife Habitat Services, joins us to discuss what landowners can be doing to help promote good habitat for their deer and turkey populations. Randall Upchurch takes a break from his family vacation to update us on the steady flow of business with poultry and cattle farms in our Farmland Report. www.selandgroup.com/agents/randall-upchurch Brian Watts shares insights into current trends with the timber markets in the state Read more…

This Week on The Land Show with Dave and Johnny: Taylor Hatchett, owner of Boozer Farms in Chilton County, joins us to talk about what their great Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) programs are doing through the early summer. https://boozerfarms.com/ Bo Pierce, owner of Alabama Game Fence, comes on to talk about different types of fencing that landowners can construct around the property and considerations for proper fence maintenance. https://www.alabamagamefence.com/ Cody Rasco, an agent with Southeastern Land Group and cattleman, discusses Read more…

 This Week on The Land Show with Dave and Johnny: Ellie Watson, Director of Sweet Grown Alabama, updates us on the positive news from local farmers around the state. They are also unveiling their new map feature that allows you to search for farmers in your area to connect you to your fresh, local growers. www.sweetgrownalabama.org Steve Rider, River and Stream Fisheries Coordinator for Alabama Fish and Wildlife, updates us on stocking efforts of Southern Walleye for anglers in Read more…

Safer on YOUR Acres

Safer on YOUR Acres was born as a direct response to the Covid- 19 crisis. Alabama and many other states and municipalities issued “Safer at Home” orders. Since mid-March, people have been encouraged to stay at home as much as possible, and to stay indoors much of the time. There are many scientific studies that indicate that being outdoors is healthy for our whole being: physically, emotionally, spiritually, and mentally. Most of us know this intuitively. There is no better way Read more…

Safer on Your Acres - Jonathan Goode

Nothing allows you to live out your personal values like living out on acreage. Outside the confines of city streets, Home Owners Associations, and the view of your neighbors, you can be you. This is one of the reasons my family loves living way away from it all. For many people, the COVID-19 pandemic has brought important things to the forefront of their minds that perhaps had been stuffed to the back. Everyone was suddenly confronted with decisions about distancing Read more…

This Week on The Land Show with Dave and Johnny: Erin Beasley, Executive Vice President of the Alabama Cattlemen’s Association, joined us to discuss a new initiative to help cattlemen get their product direct to the consumer, and she explains some of what we are hearing in the news regarding higher beef prices. www.bamabeef.org Brock Ray, owner of Brock’s Huntin Cabins, talks about the increased demand for his log cabins as more people seek to get away into rural settings. Read more…

This Week on The Land Show with Dave and Johnny: Bethany O’Rear, Regional Horticulture Agent with the Alabama Cooperative Extension Service, shares about the new “Grow More, Give More” initiative. https://www.aces.edu/blog/topics/products-programs-lawn-garden/grow-more-give-more/ Townsend Kyser, Chairman of Catfish Farmers of America, joins us to talk about catfish farming in Alabama. www.uscatfish.com Spencer Loveless, an agent with Southeastern Land Group, discusses a brand new listing of 707 acres in Randolph County, Alabama. www.selandgroup.com/agents/spencer-loveless Ken Peters talks about predator control in our Outdoor Update. https://www.selandgroup.com/agents/kendallpeters/ Read more…

 This Week on The Land Show with Dave and Johnny: Brandon Jackson, owner of Riverside Fly Shop, talks about the great rainbow trout fishing opportunities just south of the Smith Lake Dam. He joins us from a drift boat in the middle of the river. www.riversideflyshop.com Russ Walters talks about recent planting of peanuts and cotton on his family farm in Covington County in the Farmland Report. www.selandgroup.com/agents/russ-walters Brian Watts updates us the timber markets around the state of Read more…

This Week on The Land Show with Dave and Johnny: Paul Combs, owner of Southern Ambrosia Honey, joins us to talk about his honey bee operation in west Alabama. Eddie Lee Rider and Eric O’Keefe with The Land Report Magazine, talk about some of the most premier properties around the country and what they are hearing from the land market nationwide. www.landreport.com Randall Upchurch gives us our Farmland Report about poultry farms and cattle operations around the state. www.selandgroup.com/agents/randall-upchurch Dave Read more…