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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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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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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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Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries Pesticide Related Forms

Alabama Department of Agriculture & Industries Pesticide Forms
The Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries has an extensive list of forms that are required for Pesticide Permits.  We have created a extensive list of their for…

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Practical Tips for the Use of Biological Control Agents for Pest Management

Many field crop and greenhouse vegetable producers inquire about the best use of natural enemies and commercial biological control agents. Biological control agents or BCAs include small parasitic wasps as well as predators. There are also …

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Integrated Pest Management Guides

The Alabama Cooperative Extension System creates integrated pest management guides for major row crops; small and stored grains; pastures and forage crops; commercial turfgrass; and noncropland. These guides are compiled by both current an…

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SerPIE Science Video Resource Library

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Water Requirements of Beef Cattle

Water is considered the most critical nutrient in beef cattle diets. Cattle diets are balanced for energy, protein, vitamins, and minerals based on the desired level of animal performance. Animal performance can be affected by water…

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Beginning Farmer Training Events and Programs

The Alabama Beginning Farmer Program has a wide array of resources for all types of farmers. The overall implementation plan involves collaboration with a wide range of institutions, producer groups, and nonprofit organizations for supporti…

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Demonstration and Research Commercial Applicator Permit Information (D&R)

This Commercial Category is for Pesticide Applicators that demonstrate the use of pesticides or supervise their use; for applicators conducting field research. (i.e. Extension Agents, Specialists and Commercial Representatives.)
Exam Infor…

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Fixed-Radius Plots as Inventory Method in Southern Forests

Although an array of forest sampling techniques are available to land managers, the use of fixed-radius plots (FRPs) for forest inventories is common in southern forests.

Fixed-radius plots are usually circular with plot sizes commonly r…

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Recertification Permit Information for Commercial Applicators (RECERT)

This commercial category is for applicators that currently hold certification in a category but have not attained the required amount of points to have it renewed. The permit cannot be expired for more than one year in order to qualify for…

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Wood Treatment Commercial Applicator Permit (WT)

This commercial category is for applicators who treat wood products to prevent decay.

Click on the text to link to materials and forms. When necessary, the link will bring you to the Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries webs…

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Wood Destroying Organisms Commercial Applicator Permit Information (WDC/WDO)

This commercial category is for pesticide applicators who apply pesticides for the purpose of preventing, controlling, or eradicating termites,  various wood borers, fungi, and/or other wood destroying organisms within, under and on struct…

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