Show 901 – Equipment Rodeo – April

A college degree is important for many young people beginning their careers. But it’s not always the key to landing the right job. Through a new program called the Equipment Rodeo, some young people have learned the key to their success might be used to start a piece of heavy equipment.

Even in today’s fast-paced world, some things are worth the wait. Artisan bread made using old world methods takes patience and time, but the results yield bread that pleases the palate and warms the soul. And that’s exactly what you can expect from Yuliya Childers and her Wild Yeast Kitchen.

Get the latest agricultural and rural news in this brand new Rural Roundup. Information includes:

  • Alabama Ag in the Classroom application details
  • USDA’s Farm Sector Income Forecast report
  • Funding for domestic fertilizer production that includes a project at Pursell Farms in Talladega County
  • Winners from the Jr Livestock Expo in Montgomery
  • Perry County’s Charles Holmes being recognized for conservation efforts on his farm
  • Cherokee County’s Nick McMichen’s appointment to The Cotton Board
  • Tanner Hood placing in the Sweet 16 for the American Farm Bureau Federation’s College Discussion Meet

Plus, Alabama Cooperative Extension System is back with the Farm and Outdoors segment. Azaleas are an iconic feature of Southern landscapes, and it’s no wonder why! These flowering beauties offer wonderful swaths of color. Learn more about azaleas and proper care.

There are a lot of chicken salad recipes out there, but the Priester’s Pecans in this version from Southern Bite add an extra shot of flavor! Thanks to the Priester’s for sponsoring this segment.

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