Skip to main content

331-345 of 1475 search results in All Categories

Refine by Category: All, Alabama 4-H, County Resources, Farming, Fish & Water, Food Safety, Forestry & Wildlife, Home & Family, Lawn & Garden, News, Urban Extension

Didn't find what you were looking for? Search our archives

Bacterial Canker in Peach

This spring, Southeastern peach growers frequently noticed withered blossoms with an amber-colored gummy substance oozing from them, a condition known as blossom blast. Lab analysis showed that a strain of a bacterium, Pseudomonas syringae…

2 min read

Common Complications With Calving

Cows and heifers can experience multiple complications before, during, and after calving, and each complication can have negative short- and long-term reproductive consequences if not handled properly. This publication focuses on so…

4 min read

Bovine Viral Diarrhea Virus

Bovine viral diarrhea virus (BVDV) is a potentially serious problem for cow-calf herds and has been implicated as a cause of infertility, abortions, diarrhea, respiratory disease (shipping fever), weakening of the immune system, w…

3 min read

Bahiagrass Management

Dr. Leanne Dillard, an Alabama Extension forage specialist, discusses bahiagrass management.

 

1 min read

Controlling Fire Ants in Vegetable Gardens

AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala.— Gardeners preparing summer vegetable gardens may find their plots already teeming with life, but not the kind they would like to see. Fire ants are common in yards, flowerbeds, playgrounds and gardens throughout A…

3 min read

Thistle Control for Pastures

Listed are some frequently asked question related to thistle control for pastures.
What are the most problematic thistles in Alabama?
Musk thistle or nodding thistle (Carduus nutans) is the most aggressive non-native thistle in Alabama. Y…

3 min read

Macartney Rose (Rosa bracteata) Control Update

Macartney rose is a troublesome weed, especially in pastures where cattle strongly avoid grazing within or around the thorny stems. Macartney rose is similar to Cherokee rose (Rosa laevigata) as both have large, white solitary flowers. Howe…

2 min read

PEST ALERT: Spotted Wing Drosophila (SWD) Now Active

The first spotted wing drosophila (SWD) adults this season were collected on traps displayed around fruit crops on May 10 at Chilton Research and Extension Center near Clanton. As of May 23, traps displayed near figs, bunch grapes, blackber…

2 min read

Pastora for Weed Control in Bermudagrass Hayfields

Listed are some frequently asked questions related to Pastora for weed control in bermudagrass hayfields.
What hay species can I use it on?
Bermudagrass hay only. It is not for use on bahiagrass, tall fescue, dallisgrass, or Johnsongrass …

3 min read

Grilling Up Food Safety for Memorial Day

AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala.—Memorial Day jump starts summer fun and activities. Friends, families and grilling make for a memorable holiday. Janice Hall, a regional food safety agent with the Alabama Cooperative Extension System, reminds peop…

2 min read

Johnsongrass: Frequently Asked Questions

Johnsongrass (Sorghum halepense) is a warm-season perennial rhizomatous grass found throughout Alabama. Historically, Johnsongrass was introduced as a forage crop in the Blackbelt region of Alabama. However, it rapidly spread along roadside…

3 min read