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Garden Bugs: Making Your Garden Vegetables Less Susceptible to Insect Damage

…etermine if soil nutrients and pH are suitable for growing vigorous plants. Soil testing can be done for a nominal fee; contact your county Extension agent for more information.
Companion Planting
Some plants contain or give off compounds…

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Enterprise Budgets for Row Crops

…e available as both as Excel spreadsheets and PDF files.For questions about accessibility or to request accommodations, contact Extension Communications and Marketing at 334-844-5696 or




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Harvesting Pine Straw for Profit: Questions Landowners Should Ask Themselves

…likelihood of response to fertilizer in terms of timber production. For more information on soil samples and testing, contact your county Extension office or visit the Auburn Soil, Water, and Forage Testing Lab online.
How will herbicid…

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Backyard Composting Tips

…ckyard composting.

Biodegradability—the potential for being converted into simpler structures.
Aeration—contact with air by turning so microbial aerobic metabolism takes place.
Leachate—liquid that drains from the mix o…

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Mode of Action Video Part 1 – Spanish Handout

…microorganismo objetivo.

4. El modo de acción de los pesticidas puede dividirse en dos categorías: sistémico o de contacto.

5. Los pesticidas sistémicos penetran en la planta o el animal y se trasladan dentro de sus sistemas con l…

Mode of Action Video Part 1 – English Handout

…target plant, animal or microorganism.

4. Pesticide mode of action can be divided into two categories: systemic, and contact.

5. Systemic involves the pesticide penetrating the plant or animal and translocating within its systems with…

Mode of Action Video – Glossary

…r animals that regulates the activity of nerve impulses by deactivating the chemical neurotransmitter acetylcholine.

Contact Mode of Action: Pesticides do not penetrate the host while controlling the pests. It acts as a barrier or repell…

Damage to Hay

…e down the number of bales, type and quality of hay, and the estimated weight or size
(i.e., 4 × 4, 4 × 5, etc.).
Contact the Farm Service Agency (FSA) office, and visit them with this information as soon as possible.
Eligible hay …

Livestock That Died As a Result of A Storm Event

… 24 hours. Approved methods of carcass disposal include burial and burning as well as disposal in an approved landfill (contact your local landfill for more information). Burial is not an option for locations in Alabama with a high water ta…

Route of Entry Video Part 2 – Spanish Handout

…a palabra PRECAUCIÓN aparece en pesticidas de riesgo bajo que presentan menor peligrosidad. La toxicidad puede ser por contacto, irritación de ojos, piel, tracto respiratorio, etc., o sistémica.

32. Todas las etiquetas contienen indic…

Animal, Forage, and Feed Management Considerations Following a Flood Event

…ement Following a Flood Event, ANR – 2536.


For assistance with any of the mentioned programs, please contact your local Animal Science and Forage Extension agent. This information can be found at or by contacting…

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Route of Entry Video Part 2 – English Handout

…AVISO are moderately hazardous pesticides. CAUTION have a lower risk pesticide and present less hazard. Toxicity may be contact, irritation of eyes, skin, of respiratory tract; or systemic.

32. All labels contain precautionary statements…

Route of Entry Video – Glossary

…r breathing and heartbeat has stopped.

CAUTION: Have a lower risk pesticide and present less hazard. Toxicity may be contact, irritation of eyes, skin, of respiratory tract; or systemic.

Chemical Name: The technical name of the active…

The Culture of Camellias: The State Flower of Alabama

…. Camellias do well in soils with an acid reaction (pH 5.0 to 6.5) and do poorly in alkaline conditions (pH above 7.0). Contact your county Extension agent for information about the soil analyses offered by the Auburn University Soil Testin…

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Maintaining Water Safety and Quality after a Flood

…ources—including drinking water—said water with contaminants should be avoided.

“It is very important to avoid contact with water that may have been contaminated with untreated human or animals waste and other toxins,” Brantley s…

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