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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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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

Pre-Conditioning Beef Calves with High-Moisture Forages and Co-Product Feeds

There has been an increasing interest in the use of baleage in beef cattle systems in Alabama... more

Grazing Management Strategies During Drought in Tall Fescue Systems

Grazing Management During Drought in Tall Fescue Systems - May 2017 - TI Sheet.pdf This Timely Information sheet provides recommendations... more

Weed of the Month: Verbena, vervain

The following species of Verbena are present in Alabama, as documented in the Alabama Plant Atlas (Alabama Herbarium Consortium and... more

Weed of the Month: Verbena, Vervain

Approximately 80 species of Verbena or Vervain occur in the world, and most species are found in the South... more

Grazing Management Strategies During Drought in Tall Fescue Systems

This Timely Information Sheet provides recommendations on grazing management practices for tall fescue stands that were weakened during the 2016... more

Pre-Conditioning Beef Calves with High-Moisture Forages and Co-Product Feeds

There has been an increasing interest in the use of baleage in beef operations in Alabama... more


 

 

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