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Tallapoosa County Extension Office


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Office Hours: 8:00-12:00; 12:30-4:30
Shane Harris
County Extension Coordinator
Courthouse Basement
125 N. Broadnax Street, Room 23
Dadeville, AL 36853
Phone: (256) 825-1050
Fax: (256) 825-1054

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Austin Hagan's 2014 - 2015 Wheat and Oat Disease Update

By Brandon Dillard on Sunday, November 23, 2014 at 8:25 pm

Tis the Season for Winter Grain Mites

By Kathy Flanders on Thursday, November 13, 2014 at 2:21 pm

Eat Better, Eat Together

By Donna Shanklin on Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at 8:24 pm

Sugarcane Aphid Now Found on Sorghum in 17 Alabama Counties

By Kathy Flanders on Friday, October 24, 2014 at 11:05 am

2013 Agronomic Crops Team IMPACT REPORT

By John Fulton on Monday, October 6, 2014 at 2:23 pm

Cooler Nights Provide Excellent Opportunity for Aerating Grain Bins

By Kathy Flanders on Friday, October 3, 2014 at 9:58 am

Webinar Explains How to Deal with Sugarcane Aphid

By Kathy Flanders on Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at 9:35 am


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Mythbusters, Fall Really is the Best Planting Time

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​Providing for Our Pollinators

About a year ago, I wrote an article about planting a cover crop in our gardens to improve soil health and to reduce weed growth... more

​The Chemistry of Colors

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Nature’s Harvest

As September closes out most of our gardening season here in Birmingham, I have been hearing a usual sound of autumn hitting the roof of... more

Plant a Multi-purpose Landscape - Grow it and eat it, too!

Question:  I’ve been reading a lot lately about where our food is grown, how it’s treated during the process, and how fresh it is when... more

Look out for the late summer stingers!

​Late summer and early fall are perfect times to get out and experience the great outdoors. Whether you prefer hiking, picnicking at the lake, or... more

What’s Glowing in My Yard?

​Question:  My grandchildren were visiting us recently; they live in a very urban area, while we’re in the country.  The sun was just setting when... more

Herbicide Knowledge Required to Control Weeds

​One of the most difficult chores for landowners and homeowners is controlling unwanted weeds and brush.  The constant mowing, trimming, pulling, and spraying of unwanted... more

 
 
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