• Got Armyworms? Alabama farmers have been battling fall armyworms in their pastures since July, and now the pest is giving homeowners headaches.
  • Tax Implications of Selling Cattle During Drought
  • How to Dry Fruit
  • Benefits of Composting

We Grow Alabama: 2015 Annual Report

Planting the Seed

One out of four Alabama residents received information and programming in 2015. 1.2 million Alabamians attended an Extension educational program, received personal guidance, or participated in 4-H activities. These programs are relevant to contemporary and local issues, research based, and provided through sustained personal and institutional relationships. Digital advances coupled with the personal touch of Extension educational professionals make Extension an asset to our state. Alabama Extension is the combined effort of Alabama A&M and Auburn Universities.

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Perilla Mint: Dangerous to Livestock

AUBURN, Ala. – During droughts, livestock are tempted to eat anything green. While grasses dry up, some poisonous plants can survive the dry weather. Perilla mint is one of the most dangerous. Perilla mint is found throughout the South in pastures, fields and along roadsides. The leaves of perilla mint make the plant look  attractive. ... The post Perilla Mint: Dangerous... ...more

Fall Armyworm

Got Armyworms?

Think you've got armyworms in your yard or pasture? Check out this video to help you confirm a sighting. Alabama farmers have been battling fall armyworms in their pastures since July, and now the pest is giving homeowners headaches.

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