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Listen to the rest of the show This week on The Land Show with Dave and Johnny: Rick Pate, Alabama’s Commissioner of Agriculture and Industries, joins us to talk about some of the great things happening with agriculture around the state. Chris Bentley, Superintendent of Cathedral Caverns State Park, is on to discuss his park and what a treasure Cathedral Caverns is to the people of the state of Alabama. Randall Upchurch discusses trends with cattle prices and what issues Read more…

 Listen to the rest of the show This week on The Land Show with Dave and Johnny: Marianne Hudson, Conservation Outreach Coordinator with the Alabama Department of Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries, joins us to give a mid-season update on Alabama’s Game Check and particularly what is happening on our Wildlife Management Areas (WMA’s).  Allen Deese, with The Wildlife Group, talks about planting trees to provide year-round forage for your deer, turkeys, quail, and other wildlife.  Titus Weaver, of Weaver Read more…

Listen to the rest of the show This week on The Land Show with Dave and Johnny: Jerry Todd is on to talk about their fantastic venue at Kick Back Ranch in south Montgomery County. Robert King discusses their family cattle farm, and shares insights into how someone can get into owning some cattle. John Morris relates the story of how one of his sons harvested his first deer on their family farm in Coosa County. Hunter McBrayer is in Read more…

Listen to the rest of the show This week on The Land Show with Dave and Johnny: William Crawford, Director of the Outdoor Scholars Program at the University of Montevallo, joins us to talk about the recent success of their University bass fishing team and the program. Thomas Ellis, Alabama Farmer of the Year and owner of Priesters Pecans, shares about their family business and what it means to continue the family legacy of owning and running the farm and Read more…

Listen to the rest of the show This week on The Land Show with Dave and Johnny: Chuck Sykes, Alabama’s Director of Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries, is in studio to discuss the 2021-2022 hunting season and the recent success of the Special Opportunity Areas (SOA’s). You can find all information about Alabama’s seasons and bag limits at www.outdooralabama.com. Eddie Lee Rider and Eric O’Keefe with The Land Report magazine join us to share the story of America’s new Largest Landowner, Read more…

Listen to the rest of the show This week on The Land Show with Dave and Johnny: Rick Pate, Alabama’s Commissioner of Agriculture and Industries, is on to discuss his recent visit to The Sunbelt Agricultural Expo in Moultrie, Georgia. Commissioner Pate also shares highlights about what he is hearing from farmers as he travels around the state. Randall Upchurch joins the guys from The Sunbelt Ag Expo to talk about the cool farm equipment on display, and what he Read more…

Listen to the rest of the show This week on The Land Show with Dave and Johnny: Daniel Davis, owner of Davis Fish Farms, joins us to with good information about stocking and managing your private fishing ponds to produce trophy bass. Michael “Big Mike” Cole, owner of Big Mike’s Steakhouses, is a special guest that shares about how his now famous restaurants began and how they spread around the state. Fred Hanners, agent with Southeastern Land Group, gives a Read more…

Alabama has some of the lowest property taxes in the nation.  A Forbes article, written in 2020, says that Alabama has the second lowest property tax rate in the country (0.48%), behind Hawaii (0.36%) Low property tax is one very good reason to invest in rural land in Alabama. If you were considering a piece of rural land in Perry County, where I live, you would be looking at a low millage rate of 47 mills. That means for every $1,000 of assessed value, you would only owe $47.00 in Read more…

Listen to the rest of the show This week on The Land Show with Dave and Johnny: Glenn Crumpler, founder of Cattle for Christ, joins us to discuss their ministry using improved agricultural practices to share the news of Christ with people around the world.  Scott Penton, owner of Penton Farms in Verbena, AL, talks about their great pumpkin patch and we find out they are the largest strawberry grower in the state.  Russ Walters talks about how recent heavy Read more…

 Listen to the rest of the show This week on The Land Show with Dave and Johnny: Chip Blalock joins us from Moultrie, Georgia to discuss the upcoming 43rd annual Sunbelt Ag Expo. It is going to be a fantastic event from October 19-21. Jerry Etheridge, of the Montgomery Stockyards, talks to about the historic livestock sales that happen at the Montgomery Stockyards. Randall Upchurch shares an update on poultry farms around the Southeast in our Farmland Report. Download Read more…

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