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


Save-the-Date for the 2017 Alabama Forage Conference

November 28 and 29, 2017

Pre-Conference Tour - Nov. 28 - Wiregrass Research and Extension Center, Headland, AL

One-Day Educational Conference - Nov. 29 - Lakepoint State Park, Eufaula, AL


*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)

Quick Guides:

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

Proceedings:

Proceedings from the 2013 Alabama Forage and Grassland Conference


*Decision Tools*

Fall Armyworm Watch Map

Quick Guides for Pasture Management


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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 … It... more

Changes in Label for Prowl H2O on Forages

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

Alabama Commodity Feed List

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

Drought effects on Toxic Plants

Joyce Tredaway Ducar, Department of Crop, Soil, and Environmental Sciences, Auburn … As Alabama continues with below average rainfall... more

Drought Management: Steps to Coping with Winter Feed Needs

The drought of 2016-2017 continues to impact livestock producers across Alabama … The following information sheet provides some steps... more

Drought Management Strategies: Preserving Next Year's Calf Crop

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

Moving Hay May Spread Cogongrass in Alabama

Forestry, Wildlife and Natural Resource Management … Current drought conditions have left many Alabama cattle producers scrambling to find... more

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