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Climate and Crops iBook

Farmers need tools to help ensure that their growing seasons are profitable. “Climate and Crops”, an iBook from the Alabama Cooperative Extension System is the tool that farmers need.

Twenty-five Climate and crop experts specializing i…

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El Niño-Southern Oscillation and Its Impact on Alabama’s Climate

…cold water is present in these locations, causing contrasting shifts in local weather patterns as well as in the global climate. Anomalous weather patterns in La Niña seasons are generally opposite from those in El Niño. These changes in …

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Adapting Corn Production to Climate in Alabama

… southern counties such as Talladega, Baldwin, Coffee, Escambia, and Houston provide 12 percent of corn acreage.

The climate variability in Alabama is mainly linked to ENSO, which is an oscillation that occurs every 3 to 7 years between …

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Adapting Wheat Production to Climate in Alabama

…, Escambia, Geneva, Houston, Henry, Dale, Coffee, and Covington are the leading counties in the southern region.

The climate variability is mainly linked to ENSO, which is an oscillation that occurs every 3 to 7 years between warm and co…

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Climate and Crops iBook Chosen as Finalist for 2017 Best Book of the Year

AUBURN, Ala. – Alabama Extension’s Climate and Crops iBook was named an international finalist for 2017 Best Book of the Year in Education.

Bradley Metrock, organizer of the international iBooks Author Conference and CEO of Score Publi…

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Fish for Ornamental Garden Pools

…and stress sections). Fish must be stocked correctly if they are to remain healthy. When stocking, it is necessary to acclimate the fish to the temperature and pH of the pool water. To do this, float the transport bag containing fish in the…

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Location, Size, and Type of Ornamental Garden Pools

…backyards, public parks, hotel lobbies, mall courtyards, restaurants, apartment balconies, and even basements in colder climates. In Japan, where ornamental pools have been popular for centuries, pool and garden designs are highly artistic….

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Food Storage Charts

…mmon bacteria present that are normally not troublemakers but can become dangerous if they are given the ideal breeding climate, between 60°F and 125°F, in which they quickly multiply to dangerous levels and can cause food poisoning. Don…

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Basics of Saltwater Shrimp Farming

… shrimp (PLs) purchased from a hatchery. At stocking the PLs are less than 1/2 inch in length. Because of our temperate climate, ponds are stocked in April and May. Stocking densities vary from less than one post larval shrimp per square fo…

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Planting Longleaf Pine in the Southern Urban Landscape

…rees are often root-bound and are prone to tipping over as they mature. 

Although longleaf pine will grow in colder climates, take special care to keep heavy accumulations of snow and ice off of branches to prevent breakage.

Remember…

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