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2015 Alabama Forage and Grassland Conference Registration is NOW OPEN!

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ACES Pre-conference Spotlight Tour
"Highlighting Forage Research on Alabama Experiment Stations"

December 9, 2015 - Headland AL

2015 Alabama Forage and Grassland Conference
"Forward Thinking with Forage Systems"

December 10, 2015 - Lakepoint State Park

What's New on Alabama Forages?

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**Upcoming Events Related to Forages!

**Forage Focus Webinar Series

**Southeastern Hay Contest

**Forage Friday Email Updates

*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)


Collecting Forage Samples for Laboratory Analysis (pdf)

2014* Budgets for Fall and Winter Forage Crops (pdf) (website)

*2013-2014* Performance of Ryegrass Varieties in Alabama (pdf) (website)

Quick Guides:

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


Proceedings from the 2013 Alabama Forage and Grassland Conference (pdf) (website)

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*2015* Fall Armyworm Watch Map

*2015* Bermudagrass Stem Maggot Maps

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Don Ball Awarded 2015 Grasslander Award

Animal Science and Forages;#Farm Management;#Ag Crops … The American Forage and Grassland Council awarded Dr. Don Ball, alumni professor in... more

Silvopasture Works!

Forestry, Wildlife and Natural Resource Management … April 24-25, 2015 at the Solon Dixon Forestry Education Center As part of... 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... 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) by... more

Save the Date: Farm and Home Rainwater Harvesting Workshop

Ag Crops;#Commerical Horticulture;#Farm Management;#Home Grounds and Garden … By Robert Spencer​, Urban Regional Extension Specialist ​​    The Alabama Cooperative Extension System’s Urban Affairs... more

Fall Armyworm Invasion Continues

Ag Crops;#Commerical Horticulture;#Animal Science;#Home Grounds and Garden … Fall armyworms invade pastures, hayfields and lawns every summer in Alabama... more

New Rainwater Catchment System Installed at SROC

Ag Crops;#Animal Science;#Commerical Horticulture;#Farm Management;#Forestry and Wildlife;#Home Grounds and Garden … By Robert S. Spencer, Urban Regional Extension Specialist ​ The... more

Alabama BCIA Announces the 2013 Outstanding Extension Educator

The Alabama Beef Cattle Improvement Association (BCIA) named the recipient of the 2013 Outstanding Extension Educator during their 50th Anniversary Celebration and Annual Meeting held... more

Extension at Work in Southeast Asia

Ag Crops;#Animal Science;#Food Safety;#Farm Management;#Economic and Community Development … By Robert Spencer, Urban Regional Extension Specialist​ From mid-April... more

Registration Open for 2014 Regional Beef Cattle Conference Set for June

Registration is now open for the 2014 Regional Beef Cattle Conference … Sponsored by the Auburn University Department of... more