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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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Sugarcane aphids were found recently on Johnsongrass in Alabama

​Updated May 11, 2015: Sugarcane aphids have been found this spring on Johnsongrass in Alabama.  The week of May 4-8... more

If You Want to Grow Sorghum in 2015, Look for Sugarcane Aphid on Johnsongrass in Alabama Now!

Sugarcane aphid was first seen as a pest of sorghum in Alabama in 2014. It cost sorghum producers a lot... more

Small Ruminant Tour Slated for May 22-26

​Small ruminant producers will have an opportunity to learn more about Northeastern meat goat practices on a tour sponsored-in-part by... more

A Spring to Summer Beef Cattle Checklist

​A review of management considerations for changing seasons in beef cattle operations.  … A... more

​Don Ball Awarded 2015 Grasslander Award

Forage and Grassland Council awarded Dr. Don Ball, alumni professor in the … Department... more

​2014 Alabama BCIA Outstanding Educator Award

The Alabama Beef Cattle Improvement Association (BCIA) named … the  2014 recipient of the... more

​Holland Joins Alabama Extension as Equine Specialist

AUBURN, Alabama—Courteney Holland joined the Alabama … Cooperative Extension System as an equine specialist. ... more

Standby Generators for Emergency Power

​ Standby generators are powered by tractors or engines and may be either portable or stationary. Engine-driven units available may... more

Cold Weather and Forage Considerations for Cattlemen

​Check out this information sheet on dealing with forage management questions during cold weather events and how these impact cattle... more

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


 

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