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Forestry Herbicide Facts

Weed-control chemicals are used in forestry for site preparation before planting, herbaceous weed control during the first 2 years after planting, and release of established crop trees from competing woody vegetation. The purpose of…

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Forestry, Wildlife & Natural Resources Team Impacts 2017

The mission of the Alabama Extension Forestry, Wildlife, and Natural Resources Team is to provide the latest science-based information available to make decisions regarding the management of natural resources.

Forest produc…

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Management of Fall Armyworm in Pastures and Hayfields

…ticide or to cut the field for hay. You can purchase a sweep net from mail order supply stores that specialize in farm, forestry, or pest management supplies. An insect sweep net costs approximately $25. Regional animal science Extension ag…

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Numbers of Women in Ag on the Rise

…m—ahands-on workshop to help women learn about forests and forest resource management. Dr. Becky Barlow, an Extension forestry specialist, developed the program in an effort to educate and embolden female landowners. Whether a primary lan…

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IPM Guides Useful Tools For Farmers

…d safe and proper use of pesticides and herbicides.

Dr. J. Mike Phillips, Alabama Extension director of agriculture, forestry and natural resources, said these are great resources for producers.

“The IPM guides combine important infor…

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Silvopasture from a Farmer’s Perspective

…fied income with a long-term, high-value crop. It may just mean a change in perspective.
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The National Agroforestry Center – Silvopasture

The Center for Agroforestry at the University of Missouri

“Silvopasture: Establi…

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Silvopasture: An Opportunity for Additional Income from Your Forestland

… the same tract to increase financial returns as well as ecological benefits. One way is through the application of agroforestry techniques—or the intentional combination of crops with trees. As part of a land-management strategy, agrofor…

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Organic Insecticide Rotations and Tank-mixes for Vegetable Crops

…remix insecticides are available from online retailers that include Arbico Organics, Gardens Alive, Seven Springs Farm, Forestry Distributing, Amazon, and many others. Always check the expiration date on the package and the product quality …

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Metam Sewer Control Commercial Applicator Permit Information (MS)

This Commercial Category is for Pesticide Applicators who work with sewer line chemical root control.

Click on the text to link to materials and forms. When necessary the link will bring you to the Alabama Department of Agriculture and I…

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Silvopasture

… the same tract to increase financial returns as well as ecological benefits. One way is through the application of agroforestry techniques—or the intentional combination of crops with trees. As part of a land-management strategy, agrofor…

5 min read