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Your source of information on a variety of forage management issues!


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*NEW Publications*

Timely Information:

Cold Weather and Forage Considerations for Cattlemen (pdf)

Determing Forage Demand and Animal Intake (pdf)

Understanding Stocking Rates in Grazing Systems (pdf)

ANR-Publications:

Collecting Forage Samples for Laboratory Analysis (pdf)

2014* Budgets for Fall and Winter Forage Crops

*2013-2014* Performance of Ryegrass Varieties in Alabama

Quick Guides:

A Quick Guide to Grazing Methods (F 2014-5)

Proceedings:

Proceedings from the 2013 Alabama Forage and Grassland Conference


*NEW Tools*

*2016* Fall Armyworm Watch Map

*2016* Bermudagrass Stem Maggot Maps

Quick Guides for Pasture Management


Forage Focus Webinars Archive


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Tax Implications of Selling Cattle During Times of Drought

Two related documents AgEconTI- Tax Implications of Drought sales.pdf​ Drought Sales of Livestock... more

Winter Feeding Considerations for Beef Cattle For Now and Later

As Alabama continues to experience drought conditions across the state, many cattle producers are thinking about how they can economically feed cattle through the winter... more

Alabama Commodity Feed List

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

Drought Takes a Toll on Mental Health

Slowly, the earth loses its moisture … Row crops don’t make it to harvest or their yields are reduced... more

Drought effects on Toxic Plants

As Alabama continues with below average rainfall and above average temperatures, the drought is taking its toll on the pastures and hayfields... more

Protein Supplementation: Natural vs. Non-Protein Nitrogen

This Timely Information sheet provides strategies for providing protein supplements to beef cattle … https://sites.aces.edu/group/timelyinfo/Lists/Posts/ViewPost.aspx?ID=842... more

Controlling Early Season Insect Pests in Small Grains in Alabama 2016 Update

Fall-planted small grains such as wheat, barley, rye, and oats are vulnerable to the attack of several insects … I... more

Death due to Dicamba in Arkansas

http//www.arkansasmatters.com/news/local-news/ar-man-shot-dead-in-farm-dispute The link above will take you to a story about the misuse of dicamba resulting in the death of a man in Arkansas... more

Low Prices and Drought

The cattle industry in Alabama is experiencing a very challenging year in 2016 … The record prices we (along... more

Grazing Management During Drought Conditions

This Timely Information Sheet provides an overview of potential forage management considerations during extended periods of dry weather …... more