Alabama Department of Agriculture & Industries

Year Established 1883

Contact Information

Phone Number
(334) 240-7100
Richard Beard Building
Montgomery, AL 36107-1123

The Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries provides timely, fair and expert regulatory control over product, business entities, movement, and application of goods and services for which applicable state and federal law exists and strive to protect and provide service to Alabama consumers.

While Alabama was known as the Cotton State since the mid 1860s, Alabama agriculture has become incredibly diversified. Over 80 percent of Alabama's production is in livestock and livestock products, ranking thirteenth nationwide. Poultry and eggs account for 65 percent of total Ag sales, cattle and calves for 11 percent, nursery and greenhouse crops for eight percent, and cotton for only four percent.