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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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White Sugarcane Aphid Found on Sorghum in Escambia County, Alabama

By Kathy Flanders on Friday, July 18, 2014 at 3:17 pm

Fall Armyworms in Forage Grasses Update, Week of July 14

By Kathy Flanders on Thursday, July 17, 2014 at 1:28 pm

More Reports of Fall Armyworm in the Week of July 7

By Kathy Flanders on Thursday, July 10, 2014 at 11:18 am

Fall Armyworms Reported In Seven Alabama Counties

By Kathy Flanders on Tuesday, July 8, 2014 at 11:03 am

Lee County 4-H Forestry Judging Team Wins State Championship

By Casey Whitaker on Thursday, July 3, 2014 at 10:22 am

WARNING: Watch for Sugarcane Aphid in Sorghum

By Kathy Flanders on Monday, June 23, 2014 at 12:57 pm

Forage Focus Webinar in August

By Kathy Flanders on Friday, June 13, 2014 at 11:13 am

Rotten Tomatos???

​Q. I am having trouble with my tomatoes.  I have noticed brown spots near the base of the fruit.  They start out small but continue... more

​Pick, Plow, Plant

I spend many of my days as an Extension agent driving across Alabama.  I visit forest/landowners to help them with natural resource questions on their... more

Love it or Leave It? The Mossy Lawn

Q- Person #1, Moss is growing in my front yard, part of it is under a tree and part is in the sun.  I don’t... more

Wood Boring Insects Can Attack Stressed Trees

​Question: Over the past several years, I have started planting fruit trees and shrubs in my landscape including pears, peaches, figs and even a pomegranate. Most are... more

Cleaning Garden Tools

​      Cleaning your garden tools regularly after each use is ideal, but at the least they should be cleaned before putting them away at the end of... more

IPM and Beneficial Insects

Q. I've never really gardened before.  The house that we just purchased has a beautiful landscape and garden area, and I plan to try really hard... more

Stormwater Runoff

​Q. I am hearing more and more about stormwater runoff and how it affects our environment. Considering the large amount of rain that we've seen in... more

Spring has Sprung!

Spring really is a time of wonder.  Our landscapes and nearby woodlands seemed drab and grey for several months.  Then suddenly, they appear to burst into... more

The Candles of Spring

I love spring.  First, let me apologize to all those who suffer from hay fever; pollen used to bother me too.  During my teens and... more

Green Grass on This Side of the Fence

​Question: My family and I have recently purchased a new home. All things considered, the home came with a beautiful garden and what appears to... more

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