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Forage Brassicas

… monoculture or as an annual mixture. However, a cultipacker should be used prior to planting to ensure proper planting depth. Plots should be fertilized at time of planting.
Seeding Rate

Kale, rape, and radish: four to five lbs/acre…

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Sunn Hemp

…prepared seedbed. Plant at 25 to 30 pounds pure, live seed per acre and inoculate with a cowpea type inoculant. Seeding depth is ¼ inch to one inch. Due to its wide tolerance of soil pH, liming is not necessary, but is recommended. Nitroge…

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Annual Bedding Plants

…ed before planting to ensure success.  Begin by removing existing vegetation and working the soil with a tiller to the depth of 8-10 inches.  Work 4 inches of organic matter (such as compost or soil conditioner) into the soil, as well as …

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Agricultural Outlook Hopeful as New Year Approaches

…eir operations.”
Agricultural Outlook
Daniel Whitley, the associate administrator of USDA-FAS, gave attendees an in-depth look at the state of the global agricultural market.

“We have an international mission and focus,” Whitley …

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Nematode Control in the Home Vegetable Garden

…few months, soil temperatures become high enough to kill nematodes, as well as many other soil pests and weed seed to a depth of 8 inches. None of the pests will be completely eradicated, but their numbers will be greatly reduced, allowing …

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Quick Tips for Buying and Planting Summer Annual Plants

…rep Steps

Remove ground covers such as sod from the area using herbicides or digging out plants.
Till area to a depth of 8-10 inches.
Add and till in 4 inches of organic matter and any fertilizers recommended in your soil test re…

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Forest Roads and Construction of Associated Water Diversion Devices

The importance of forest roads and consideration of their proper design is frequently neglected by forest landowners. Some forests such as wilderness areas and other forests managed on a custodial management regime do not permit or require …

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Growing Annual Plants from Seeds

…es are needed for their germination because seeds come in a variety of sizes. Large seeds can be sown individually at a depth of about 2 to 3 times the seed’s width directly into pots or plug trays. Seeds that are too small to handle sepa…

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Introduction to Prescribed Fire Ignition Techniques

…, wildlife habitat enhancement, site preparation, or promotion of native vegetation.



View in-depth videos that provide information on these prescribed fire ignition techniques:

Backing Fire
Burning Piles

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Peer Review

…he following:

A system-wide standard of excellence, leading to sustained credibility for the Extension brand.
A depth of intellectual rigor that communicates new or innovative knowledge, or the compilation of existing knowledge in a…

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SOW–A Planting Companion

…tion including:
• Estimated days to harvest
• Estimated yield per plant
• Spacing between plants
• Planting depth below ground level
• Suggested varieties
• Special notes as needed

Download the app from the Apple A…

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Alabama Planting Guide for Forage Grasses

…ommended levels of germination, purity, and weed seed contamination. Ensure that the seed is planted at the right rate, depth, and time of year. Also be sure that the seeding method and planting environment are appropriate to the species.

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Forestry, Wildlife & Natural Resources Team Impacts 2018

…Georgia, Louisiana, Alabama, Florida, and California, and even Taiwan. This weeklong intensive camp gave students an in-depth and hands-on educational experience regarding a variety of wildlife- related topics, including herpetology, ornith…

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Food Safety for Southern U.S. Food Crop Producers After Flooding

…an 4 inches deep can be incorporated using conventional tillage methods. If sediments or residues have accumulated to a depth of 4 to 8 inches, deep tillage to twice the accumulation depth with a moldboard or chisel plow may be necessary. F…

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Vegetable Information

…of the last killing frost.

Plant corn in rows 30 to 36 inches apart with seed 12 to 15 inches apart. Cover seed to a depth of about 1 inch. Plant sweet corn in a block rather than in long rows to ensure good pollination and ear fill.

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