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Extension is working to provide livestock producers with the research-based knowledge and skills they need as they struggle to balance profitability with increasing consumer demands for cheaper, safer, environmentally friendly products.

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New FDA Policy Affects Alabama Cattle Owners!

Update on new FDA antimicrobial policy – A meeting for cattle owners was held at Dee River Ranch on Tuesday,... more

Tis the Season for Winter Grain Mites

Shareline: Watch Out for Winter Grain Mites in Overseeded Small Grains and Ryegrass … ... more

ACES Animal Science and Forages at the Sunbelt Expo

Members of the ACES Animal Science and Forage Team will be at the Sunbelt Expo in Moultrie, GA from Tuesday,... more

Cooler Nights Provide Excellent Opportunity for Aerating Grain Bins

​The weather forecast for Alabama is calling for some coooler nights in the week ahead, with lows in the 40's... more

Webinar Explains How to Deal with Sugarcane Aphid

​Last week Texas A&M AgriLife Extension and Research produced an excellent webinar about sugarcane aphid.  The webinar covers biology of... more

A Quick Guide to Grazing Methods

Grazing systems, grazing methods, grazing management.....what does it all mean to you and your cattle operation? ... more

USDA Offers Disaster Assistance and Information on Disaster Programs

​ USDA issued a press release September 2 encouraging livestock producers who suffered eligible disaster-related losses to enroll in the... more

Save the Date: Farm and Home Rainwater Harvesting Workshop

By Robert Spencer​, Urban Regional Extension Specialist … Alabama Cooperative Extension System’s Urban Affairs and... more

The Next Wave of Fall Armyworm Damage IS HERE!

Since July 26, when I wrote that the next wave of armyworms is expected soon, cattlemen, farm supply retailers, and extension agents have let me... more

Navigating the Farm Bill

Alabama farmers need a road map to utilize the many programs under the umbrella of the 2014 Farm Bill. The... more


 

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