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ANR-2224 Collecting Forage Samples for Laboratory Analysis

Timely Information - Supplementing stored forages in beef cattle systems

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Pasture and Row Crop Program - Feb. 24, 2015 - Centre, AL

Spring Cow-Calf Shortcourse - Feb. 26, 2015 - Linden, AL

2015 Wiregrass Research and Extension Center

Beef-Forage Field Day, Headland, AL - March 6, 2015

BCIA Sale Announcement

2nd Annual Eastern Elite BCIA Genetic Verified Bred Heifer Sale - May 9, 2015 - Ashland, Alabama

Save the Date - 2015 Deep South Stocker Conference

August 7, 2015 - Auburn University Montgomery

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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, October 21st in Pickens County. ... 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, October 14 through Thursday, October... more

A Quick Guide to Grazing Methods

Grazing systems, grazing methods, grazing management.....what does it all mean to you and your cattle operation? … Find... 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 Livestock Forage Disaster Program (LFP)... 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 know the next wave is... more


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