Skip to main content

51-55 of 55 search results for "climate" in All Categories

Refine by Category: All, Alabama 4-H, County Resources, Farming, Fish & Water, Food Safety, Forestry & Wildlife, Home & Family, Lawn & Garden, News, Urban Extension

Didn't find what you were looking for? Search our archives

Planting Date and Variety Selection Effects on Wheat Yield

…ucted studies at various locations throughout the state to better understand how these decisions, coupled with seasonal climate variability, affect wheat growth and yield.
Key Aspects

Planting wheat too early can accelerate fall growt…

7 min read

Watch: Properties of a Healthy Soil

Many soils in Alabama have low levels of soil organic matter due to the warm climate, coarse-textured soils and intensive farming practices historically used in the state. Rebuilding soil health is important! Soil is a natural resource we m…

1 min read

Organic High Tunnel Cover Crop Soil Management

High tunnels extend the spring, fall and winter growing season in southern climates. During the summer, it can be difficult to grow anything more than the most drought-tolerant crops. Summer is the prime time to grow a cover crop in a high …

1 min read

Nitrogen Release from Cover Crops

… decomposition. Other factors include: species mixture composition, cover crop management—or termination timing—and climate.

A producer’s ultimate goal is to maximize N efficiency by decreasing nitrogen loss from the system. Producer…

2 min read

About Soil Conservation Benefits

…helter for wildlife.

Soil Forming Factors

Parent material—the rocks and deposits that formed the soil.
The climate where the soils developed.
Living organisms that changed the soils.
The topography or slope of the land.

3 min read