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Climate and Crops video

Climate and Crops

Drought, floods, heat, freeze, insects, diseases. Climate variability can make each of these worse, complicating farm profits. Scientists are opening new doors in understanding how to adapt to climate variation.

Change is coming. Learn to adapt.


When to take the plants inside

AUBURN, Alabama — Fall is officially here and winter is on the horizon, which means it’s time to bring in those potted plants that have sojourned on the back porch all summer. Although, before doing so, there are some important steps to take in order to lessen the shock for your plants and to not ... The post When to take... ...more

Coping with Drought


This year has been exceptionally dry for Alabama. Conditions in every county range from abnormally dry to exceptional drought. The east and northeast portions of Alabama have been hardest hit by this year's drought.

As of early October, 29 counties in Alabama have been designated as primary natural disaster areas and 15 additional counties are classified as contiguous by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) due to damages and losses caused by the recent drought.