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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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Buying, Storing & Preparing Fresh Vegetables

Whether you grow your own produce or buy it at a farmers market or grocery store, fruits and vegetables are a colorful, tasty, and healthy part of our diets. The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) recommends that we cons…

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Fresh from the Farm Alabama Recipes: Squash Casserole

*This recipe is an excerpt from Fresh from the Farm Alabama Recipes, FCS-2112.

We hope you enjoy the following recipes collected from farmers across the state of Alabama. The recipes include produce the farmers themselves have grown on …

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Climate Effects on Forage and Beef Production

Beef cattle production potential is influenced in part by environmental conditions. Cattle producers should be aware of management risks and mitigation strategies to improve production potential in the Southeast. Following is an ove…

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Organic Insecticide Rotations and Tank-mixes for Vegetable Crops

Implement these organic prevention and control strategies to reduce pest populations in your vegetable crops.

Whether you are a conventional or an organic vegetable producer, an integrated pest management (IPM) strategy for…

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