Sweet Grown Alabama membership applications open Sept. 15. To learn more about the state branding program, contact Ellie Watson at (334) 399-7748 or visit SweetGrownAlabama.com.
Farm Bureau Ag Innovation Challenge applications are due Sept. 30 at bit.ly/300HcVb. Entrepreneurs will compete for $145,000 in startup funds as they showcase business innovations in food and agriculture.
Bill Dozier was named head of Auburn University’s (AU) Poultry Science Department Sept. 1. The College of Agriculture alumnus joined the AU faculty in 2008 and is a noted poultry nutritionist.