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Guide to using medicated feeds containing chlortetracycline for beef cattle in compliance with FDA Veterinary Feed Directive regulations

Chlortetracycline (CTC) is the most commonly used antibiotic in Alabama beef cattle feed and/or drinking water for the control or... more

What to Do When You Find Fall Armyworms

Hot and dry summers make it likely we will have problems with fall armyworms in Alabama forages... more

Changes in Label for Prowl H2O on Forages

In the past, Prowl H2O was only labeled on dormant bermudagrass only … It... more

Livestock producers guide to using medicated feeds in compliance with FDA Veterinary Feed Directive regulations

Veterinary Feed Directives are not new to the U.S. livestock industry, but they are new to many Alabama livestock producers... more

Alabama Commodity Feed List

This list contains contact information for potential commercially available feed resources for cattle producers in the Southeast... more

Timely Information - Dried Distillers Grains Plus Solubles

This information sheet provides management practices for feeding and use of dried distillers grains plus solubles in beef and equine... more

Drought effects on Toxic Plants

Joyce Tredaway Ducar, Department of Crop, Soil, and Environmental Sciences, Auburn … As Alabama... more

Update on Screwworm Outbreak in Florida

In October 2016, screwworm infestations were discovered in Key deer from the National Key Deer Refuge on Big Pine Key,... more

Drought Management: Steps to Coping with Winter Feed Needs

The drought of 2016-2017 continues to impact livestock producers across Alabama … The following... more

Drought Management Strategies: Preserving Next Year's Calf Crop

Alabama counties have experienced increased levels of drought throughout this past summer and fall …... more



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