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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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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

Stored Grain Workshops Scheduled in July

A series of workshops in Alabama will provide farmers with practical advice for managing stored grain pests... more

Culling strategies for beef cattle operations

Currently, much of Alabama is either abnormally dry, in a moderate drought, or in a severe drought... more

Slobber Syndrome in Horses

Slobber syndrome ("slobbers"), or slaframine toxicosis, is a chemical irritation and mycotoxicosis resulting from the consumption of Rhizoctonia species-infected legumes,... more

Drought Preparedness for Horse Owners

Drought conditions pose various healthcare and management challenges for horse owners and managers …... more


 

 

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