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Livestock and Poultry

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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​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

Tis the Season for Winter Grain Mites

Shareline: Watch Out for Winter Grain Mites in Overseeded Small Grains and Ryegrass … ... 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,... more

Cooler Nights Provide Excellent Opportunity for Aerating Grain Bins

​The weather forecast for Alabama is calling for some coooler nights in the week ahead, with lows in the 40's... more

Webinar Explains How to Deal with Sugarcane Aphid

​Last week Texas A&M AgriLife Extension and Research produced an excellent webinar about sugarcane aphid.  The webinar covers biology of... more


 

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