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The Wonder Grass: A New Book Highlighting Tall Fescue

AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala.— The minds that brought you Southern Forages have teamed up yet again—writing The Wonder Grass, a comprehensive new book on tall fescue. Retired Alabama Extension forage agronomist Don Ball and his colleagues C…

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Spots Still Available for Heifer Development Program

…tunity for cattle producers

“Participants will gain an understanding of proper heifer development on winter-annual forages, from weaning through breeding,” Stanford said. “Our goal is to show producers that this can be accomplished…

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Forage Conference Registration Open Until Nov. 19

…egister, visit the Alabama Cattlemen’s website. For more information, visit www.aces.edu or contact Dillard at alabamaforages@auburn.edu or 334-844-7514….

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Alabama Extension Offers Drought Resources

…rnative water sources being utilized.
Number of days since measurable rainfall.
Delayed planting of winter annual forages due to drought.

More Information
For more information, visit Alabama Extension online or contact your local …

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Perilla Mint: Continue to Scout Through the Fall

AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. – In some areas of the state, the hot, dry weather may have limited the availability of some forages. These conditions often tempt livestock to consume anything that is green. Some poisonous plants have become mast…

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Beef Short Course Targets New Producers

…sion regional animal science agents over the next year at a variety of locations across the state.
Topics Covered

Forages and Nutrition
Herd Health and Reproduction
Record Keeping and Environmental Stewardship
Economics and M…

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Alfalfa Useful In Hay and Pasture Operations

…ifficult task in growing these mixtures is ensuring that the field location and soil fertility are appropriate for both forages,” Dillard said. “Interseeding at the recommended time, rate and row spacing is also a difficulty that produc…

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Elmore Named Outstanding Extension Educator

…rt and implementation of beef cattle performance programs in Alabama.

Elmore, a regional agent of animal science and forages, has made a consistent impact in beef cattle performance programs across Alabama. Working directly with producer…

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Flooding Affecting Nutrition and Diets of Livestock

…ing on the nutrition and diets of livestock.

Landon Marks, an Alabama Extension regional agent of animal science and forages, said flooding in pastures is causing issues for producers.

“We knew that we were going to have some impacts….

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