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Livestock and Poultry

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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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

Annie's Project in Colbert County

​Annie’s Project is a six-session intensive agri-business management seminar for women with a passion for business and involvement, and a... more

Annie's Project in Walker County

​Annie’s Project is a six-session intensive agri-business management seminar for women with a passion for business and involvement, and a... 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

HORSE U Workshop Targets Young People

Horse Ownership Resources, Skills and Education for Youth (HORSE U) offers young people a great way to expand their... more

Observations of White Sugarcane Aphid in the Auburn University Agronomy Crops Garden

Last week Dr. Dennis Delaney discovered white sugarcane aphid, Melanaphis sacchari, on sorghum in the Auburn University Crops Garden in... more

Keep Checking Those Forages for Fall Armyworm Until First Frost

At some point each year I give up keeping track of counties and declare a statewide fall armyworm epidemic.  Today... more

Fall Armyworm Invasion Continues

Fall armyworms invade pastures, hayfields and lawns every summer in Alabama. Some years, the damage done by these pests... more


 

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