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This week on The Land Show with Dave and Johnny: Judy McKinney, owner of the Orville Farmer’s Market, talks about the great things happening at her business in Dallas County, and particularly the Farmapalooza event coming up later this month. Andrew Harp with Alabama Ag Credit comes in studio to discuss recent trends in farm and production loans.  www.alabamaagcredit.com William Lyon, broker for Southeastern Estates, discusses some of the recent sales of small farms and properties around the state.  www.southeasternestates.com Brian Watts Read more…

 This Week On The Land Show Chris Nix, Director of the Alligator Program for the Alabama DCNR, joins us to talk about the upcoming alligator season and shares some insights on alligators in our state.  www.outdooralabama.com John McRae of Hazelrig Orchards in Cleveland, Alabama talks about their family-run fruit and produce operation in Blount County. Randall Upchurch takes a break from his vacation at the beach to give us our Farmland Report. www.selandgroup.com/agents/randall-upchurch Tim Baker talks about DoeNation Outdoors in our Read more…

This Week On The Land Show Brian Watts sits in with Jonathan Goode Lisa Beasley with The Market at Pepper Place in Birmingham talks about the great things going on at their weekly farmers and artisans market. www.pepperplacemarket.com Jimmy Mitchell with Quail Forever talks habitat restoration and the good work their organization is doing to improve quail populations around the state. www.quailforever.org Daniel Hautamaki updates us on the clean-up operation of the Florida panhandle in our Timber Talk segment. www.selandgroup.com/agents/daniel-hautamaki Russ Walters shares Read more…

This Week On The Land Show Steve Talley, owner of Talley’s Fruit Farm, joins us to talk about the bumper peach crop and the produce on their family farm. Captain David Hare, owner of Alex City Guide Service, talks striped bass fishing on Lake Martin. www.alexcityguideservice.com Brian Watts talks about recent timber sales in our Timber Talk segment. www.selandgroup.com/agents/brian-watts Randall Upchurch shares about a great new poultry farm in Marion County in our Farmland Report.  www.selandgroup.com/agents/randall-upchurch Tim Baker talks summertime field work in Read more…

 This Week on the Land Show Chuck Sykes, Director of Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries for the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, joins us to discuss the recent turkey hunting season, what is happening with wild hogs, and the new baiting bill.   www.outdooralabama.com Barry Estes, owner of Alabama Hog Control, comes on to talk about wild hog management and the thermal night hunts he guides across Alabama.   www.alabamahogcontrol.com Cooper Holmes, of Southeastern Land Group, discusses the process of Read more…

This week on The Land Show Chuck Allen, coordinator for the Cahaba Lily Festival in West Blocton, joins us to talk about the 30th anniversary of the festival that is going on this weekend. www.cahabalily.com Captain Kevin Wright, owner of Southern Waters Fishing, talks about smallmouth bass fishing on Pickwick Lake in north Alabama. Brian Watts discusses Streamside Management Zones (SMZ’s) in our Timber Talk segment. www.selandgroup.com/agents/brian-watts Russ Walters comes in studio to talk about peanuts and cotton and how Read more…

This week on The Land Show: Jay Grantland, Executive Director of the Alabama Scenic River Trail, joins us to talk about some of the great float trips in Alabama, and also the upcoming Great Alabama 650 race in September. www.al650.com Randall Upchurch discusses his family’s poultry farm in our Farmland Report. www.selandgroup.com/agents/randall-upchurch Mike Ventry with Accuplan Benefit Services comes on to discuss investing in real estate using a self-directed IRA. https://www.accuplan.net/GA/ Tim Baker shares about the process of making a Read more…

 On This Week’s Show Blake Hargroder, owner of Blake’s Crawfish, talks about those cajun-flavored crawdads that everyone wants to eat this time of year, and how they grow them on his farm in west Alabama. Russ Walters takes a break from planting their first peanuts of the year to give us the Farmland Report. www.selandgroup.com/agents/russ-walters Brian Watts pauses in the tall timbers to provide some insights in the Timber Talk segment Ben Elliott, with Alabama Ag Credit, talks about some Read more…

On this week’s show Dr. John McCall, Dean of Natural Sciences and Math at the University of West Alabama, joins us to discuss the donation of over 2000 acres of land along the Cahaba River and the great resources UWA provides landowners in dealing with invasive species.  www.uwa.edu Randall Upchurch shares about what is happening on his family farm and about a great poultry farm for sale in Cleburne County, AL. www.selandgroup.com/agents/randall-upchurch Taylor Hart with First South Farm Credit comes in studio Read more…

 On This Week’s Show Mike Ventry, of Accuplan Benefit Services, discusses using Self-directed Individual Retirement Accounts (IRA) to purchase rural land. https://www.accuplan.net/ Randall Upchurch talks about different types of cattle and the areas suitable for them during our Farmland Report. www.selandgroup.com/agents/randall-upchurch Brian Watts shares about the benefits of using prescribed fire to manage timberland during Timber Talk. www.selandgroup.com/agents/brian-watts Dave and Johnny answer a listener question about the value a large creek adds to a property Tim Baker joins us Read more…