Show 908 – Backyard Chickens May

With higher egg prices in grocery store, the interest in raising backyard chickens has never been higher. The Nickels have been in the backyard bird business for a number of years, and they have some advice for budding bird enthusiasts.

Making macarons is anything but simple. Sisily O’Rourke has done more than master these finicky cookies; she’s discovered creative flavors and colors that bring a little quirkiness to the table. She shares her tasty treats through her booming south Alabama business — The Quirky Mac.

In this Rural Roundup, get the latest agricultural news including:

  • An update on planting row crops and hay harvest
  • Retirement of Auburn University Equestrian Head Coach Greg Williams
  • The Carter family of Montgomery County receiving the 2022 National Environmental Stewardship Award from National Cattlemen’s Beef Association
  • Excellence in Agriculture and Discussion Meet call for contestants
  • Call for sponsors and participants in the Alabama Young Farmers Golf Tournament

Plus, we have a new feature — the Alabama Catfish Trail. Learn more about the David’s Catfish House location in Spanish Fort, Alabama.

It might sound like something a bachelor would have invented when he discovered the only ingredients he had at home were canned pineapple, cheese and a sleeve of crackers. But there’s something about this salty and sweet side dish that’s simply irresistible. Watch how quickly and easily this Southern Bite recipe comes together!

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