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Prepare Now for Potential Flooding

Heavy rains in north and central Alabama have caused flooding across parts of the state. While north Alabama is most acutely affected, rivers and creeks in central Alabama will continue to rise as well. Expect rivers farther south to rise a…

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Livestock Hay Exposed to Flooding

Dr. Leanne Dillard, an Alabama Extension forages specialist, offers the following information on hay during times of flooding.

Even if hay was not submerged in water, heavy rains will likely decrease quality of hay stored outside or on…

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Nutrition Guidelines for Livestock During Flooding

Dr. Kim Mullenix, an Alabama Extension animal science specialist, offers the following nutrition guidelines for livestock during flooding.

Energy requirements of animals during a flood event is increased due to an increase in their mai…

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Personal Protective Equipment PPE Video Glossary

Absorbent: The movement of a chemical into plants, animals (including humans), microorganisms, or soil.

Absorption: The movement of a chemical into plants, animals (including humans), microorganisms, or soil.

Agitation: The process of…

Flood Recovery Resources

These resources connect to the needs of families and farms impacted by flooding.  The information is built on the research-based knowledge from the Alabama Cooperative Extension System, the Extension Disaster Education Network, the Federal…

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Contamination in Flood Waters

Dr. Eve Brantley, a water resources specialist with the Alabama Cooperative Extension System and an Auburn University associate professor of crop, soil and environmental sciences, discusses briefly some likely types of contamination that ma…

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Blossom-End Rot in Tomatoes: Causes and Prevention

Tomato growers must take care to avoid blossom-end rot (BER), a disorder that can dramatically reduce fruit quality and quantity. By using a few simple irrigation and fertilization practices, damage from BER can be prevented or redu…

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2019 Animal Science and Forage Webinar Series

Members of the Animal Sciences & Forages team present monthly webinar presentations the second Wednesday of each month at 10 A.M. central time. The calendar for these webinars is shown below.

Click here to watch these webinars on th…

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Clean Up Applicator Safety Video – Mandarin Handout

1. 农药意外事故和紧急情况可能会损害财产、环境和野生动物。它们会危及施药人员和现场急救员的身体健康,并造成经济损失和责任索赔。

2. GHS 包括健康、身体和环境危害的分…

Clean Up Applicator Safety Video – Hindi Handout

1. पेस्टिसाइड के कारण होने वाली दुर्घटनाएं और आपात स्थितियां संपत्तियों, पर्यावरण और वन्यज…

Clean Up Applicator Safety Video – Spanish Handout

 

1. Los accidentes y las situaciones de emergencia con pesticidas pueden provocar daños a la propiedad, al medio ambiente y a la vida silvestre. Pueden poner en peligro la salud de la persona que lo aplica y de los socorristas, y …

Fruit Culture in Alabama: Winter Chilling Requirements

Learn the basic chilling requirements of fruit types selected for planting. Check regional maps for Alabama’s fall and winter temperatures and the chilling requirements for both small fruit and tree fruit crops.

The amoun…

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Clean Up Applicator Safety Video Glossary

Absorbent: The movement of a chemical into plants, animals (including humans), microorganisms, or soil.

Activated Charcoal: A finely ground charcoal that adsorbs chemicals.

Active Ingredient: The chemical or chemicals in a product res…

Clean Up Applicator Safety Video – English Handout

Clean Up Applicator Safety Video – English Handout
1. Pesticide accidents and emergencies can damage property, the environment, and wildlife. They can endanger the health of the applicator and first responders and cause financial loss and …

Lee County Veterans Outreach

Providing Information and Assistance to Veterans
More than 9,800 veterans live in Lee County, and the majority are not receiving all of the benefits available. The goal of the Lee County Veterans Outreach is to meet the veterans in Lee Cou…

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