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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


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Fall Armyworm Watch Map

Quick Guides for Pasture Management


Forage Focus Webinars Archive


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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 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

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

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

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