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KEY STAGES FOR FRUIT FERTILIZATION IN FRUIT PRODUCTION

of the critical stages of high nutrient demand for fruit trees are pollination, … early development, mid to late... more

​THE VEGETABLE GARDEN

generations back, almost every family had a home vegetable garden. The primary … reason for growing vegetables 60 years... more

HIGH TUNNEL PRODUCTION AND VEGETABLE IPM MEETING

Location: Winfield Experiment Station, 171 Experiment Loop, Winfield, AL 35594 … Time: Thursday, April 9  6pm-8pm ... more

​GRANT WORKSHOPS TO SUPPORT LOCAL FOODS

AUBURN, Ala. – Grant-writing workshops designed to help potential applicants understand, develop and submit their Federal grant applications for the Farmers Market and Local Food... more

SMALL FRUIT AND GRAPE WORKSHOP

​Small Fruit and Grape Workshop with Muscadine Pruning and Vineyard Trellis Installment Demonstration … Chilton Research and Extension Center... more

Greenhouse Cooling: An Overview of Fan and Pad Systems

     The greenhouse environment can quickly become too hot for … healthy plant production even in the... more

Greenhouse and High Tunnel Cooling: Shading

 Greenhouses and high tunnels can become unbearable when the weather starts to get warm. High temperatures can stress crops, increasing susceptibility to disease and insect... more

Vegetable Insect Pest Management Q&A

These are some common questions that were asked at vegetable IPM meetings completed recently. For details always consult Extension publications in print or find information... more

The New Farm Bill, Crop Insurance and Conservation Compliance

​The 2014 Farm Bill has changed how fruit and vegetable producers qualify for crop insurance through the Farm Service Agency (FSA). Now, all fruit or... more

Unwanted home invaders: Scorpions

​Scorpions are not strangers to residents in Alabama. The 8-legged arachnids naturally find their way into homes and thus learning about these creatures is important... more