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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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Factors Affecting the Nutrient Content and Composition of Poultry Litter

The poultry industry in Alabama is comprised primarily of broiler production … Hence, broiler... more

The Alabama Animal Waste and Nutrient Management Team Offers Free Soil Phosphorus Tests

Running a farm is a very busy task … Sometimes just taking time to... more

Weeds: They are important to everyone! Here is why

No matter where I go, whenever a conversation strikes up between someone and myself and they ask what my occupation... more

Wild Turnip (Brassica rapa L.)

In the first week of November, I received four different calls regarding how to control wild turnip in forages... more

Ryegrass Control Options in Wheat

Ryegrass continues to be a problem in wheat each year due to resistance to more herbicides, timing of applications, and... more

Disaster Preparation for Livestock Operations

Due to the vulnerability of Alabama to hurricanes and their potential to cause widespread damage due to high winds and flooding, disaster... more

Preconditioning Beef Calves

This information sheet provides an overview of considerations for beef producers who may retain ownership or receive calves for a... more

Evaluation of warm-season baleage in a cow-calf production system

This information sheet highlights the results from a recent winter feeding trial evaluating the use of warm-season baleage for supporting... more

Dicamba Tolerant Crops: Let's Continue to Stay On-Target

This publication provides information on dicamba drift in row crops … Information Sheet Provided... more

Potomac Horse Fever recently diagnosed in Alabama

Potomac Horse Fever (PHF) was originally identified in the late 1970's as a disease affecting horses in the eastern United... more



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