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Hemp Insurance Available for Alabama Growers

In late December 2019, USDA’s Risk Management Agency (RMA) announced a new crop insurance option for hemp growers in select counties of 21 states in 2020. The pilot insurance program will provide Actual Production History (APH) coverage u…

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Industrial Hemp Enterprise Budgets

Row crop enterprise budgets are updated annually by Extension personnel to reflect recommended management practices for production on a per acre basis. Projected costs are gathered from multiple industry sources and a higher than average pr…

Irrigated Peanut Enterprise Budgets

Row crop enterprise budgets are updated annually by Extension personnel to reflect recommended management practices for production on a per acre basis. Projected costs are gathered from multiple industry sources and a higher than average pr…

Peanut Enterprise Budgets

Row crop enterprise budgets are updated annually by Extension personnel to reflect recommended management practices for production on a per acre basis. Projected costs are gathered from multiple industry sources and a higher than average pr…

South Alabama Reduced Tillage Cotton Enterprise Budget

Row crop enterprise budgets are updated annually by Extension personnel to reflect recommended management practices for production on a per acre basis. Projected costs are gathered from multiple industry sources and a higher than average pr…

North Alabama Reduced Tillage Cotton Enterprise Budget

Row crop enterprise budgets are updated annually by Extension personnel to reflect recommended management practices for production on a per acre basis. Projected costs are gathered from multiple industry sources and a higher than average pr…

South Alabama Irrigated Cotton Enterprise Budget

Row crop enterprise budgets are updated annually by Extension personnel to reflect recommended management practices for production on a per acre basis. Projected costs are gathered from multiple industry sources and a higher than average pr…

North Alabama—Irrigated Cotton Enterprise Budget

Row crop enterprise budgets are updated annually by Extension personnel to reflect recommended management practices for production on a per acre basis. Projected costs are gathered from multiple industry sources and a higher than average pr…

Fruit Trees: A Sweet Backyard Treat

AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. –  Whether is a juicy peach or a sweet apple, there are many fruit trees that make a perfect addition to the back yard. In order for them to grow and produce fruit, growers must properly plant and care for the tre…

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Submitting Plant Samples for Diagnosis, Analysis, and Identification

Maximum profits in row crop production depend on successful and accurate diagnosis of disease or insect damage. An accurate diagnosis can aid farmers in the implementation of an effective integrated pest management program. One impo…

Warning Signs of Bullying

AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. – Bullying is common in children and youth. Research shows that one in three young people admit to bullying others. An Alabama Extension family and child development specialist said it is important parents be alert f…

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2020 Beef Cattle Conference

The Beef Cattle Conference is March 13 – 15 and is jointly hosted by the Alabama Cooperative Extension System animal science and forages team and the Auburn University Department of Animal Sciences. Parts of this three-day event are held in…

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Strive for Financial Well-Being

ALABAMA A&M UNIVERSITY, Ala. – On average, many Americans spent a great deal of money during the holiday season. In fact, in November, USA Today estimated Americans would spend nearly $1,050 on the holidays in 2019. This leaves many con…

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Auburn University Soil Test Lab

Auburn University operates a soil test lab to serve both farmers and homeowners.  Both routine analysis, as well as more advanced testing, are available from the Lab.

Download a routine soil test form here.

Download a special soil a…

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Pruning Roses Promotes Vigorous Growth

AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala.— Roses are red, violets are blue. Roses need pruning; ensure that you do.

Warm weather in January has gardeners itching to grab a pair of pruners and head to the flowerbeds. While pruning roses promotes growth i…

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