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Alabama Extension Offers Insight on Center Pivot Irrigation Costs

…in Alabama are not as shallow as in Georgia, so this has been one of the limiting factors to irrigation adoption in the state.

“Farmers can build irrigation ponds to store surface water during winter months and use it for irrigation du…

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The Southern Region Small Fruit Consortium

…ich the Consortium is founded. It originally involved Clemson University, the University of Georgia, and North Carolina State University, and was initially established as the Southeastern Small Fruit Center in January 1999. In March 2000, t…

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Harvest for Health: Making an Impact on Cancer Survivors

AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. – There are nearly 14.5 million people living with and beyond cancer in the United States today. Through the Master Gardener program, Alabama Extension’s home grounds team is working to make an impact on the lives of…

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So You Have Soil Insect Pests – Now What?

…the minimum as that will be ineffective the insect and may promote insecticide resistance. Follow the IPM Guide in your state and develop a site-specific IPM plan for your garden or farm.
During drought, reduce insecticide usage overall …

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Horse Project

…correct confirmation in horses and become proficient in various horse science topics.
Horse Show
The 2019 Alabama 4-H State Horse Show will be held in Rainsville, Alabama, July 10-12.

Click to download a printable PDF of 4HYD-2145 Ho…

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Strawberries: Alabama’s Sweet Business

…ercial fruit produced,” Burkett said. “Also, strawberries are the fourth most valuable fruit produced in the United States.”

Dr. Edgar Vinson, an Alabama Extension commercial horticulture specialist, said most Alabama grown strawbe…

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Subterranean Termite Control Products for Alabamians

…, affecting large numbers of wood structures and causing more than $5 billion in property damage annually in the United States. Meanwhile, termites are one of the most difficult pests to control and prevent. Termite control in homes require…

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Anthracnose Prevalent this Spring

…ceptible to the fruit rot phase than other cultivars commonly grown on plastic according to reports from North Carolina State University.

“There have been reports of anthracnose populations developing resistance to FRAC group 11 fungicid…

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Does the Seafood HACCP Regulation Apply to You?

…trol could result in harm to a customer.

If you are a domestic seafood processor or importer to the United States, HACCP applies to you. A processor is defined by the United States Food and Drug Administration as someone who ha…

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From the Live Well Alabama Kitchen – Tasty Tacos Recipe

…eveloped by the Alabama Cooperative Extension System at Auburn University. This initiative reaches residents across the state with research-based education.

“Our goal is to raise awareness of healthy lifestyle choices,” said Dr. Sond…

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IPM Guides Useful Tools For Farmers

…ances where excessive residues are left behind because of improper application could be considered illegal according to state and federal regulations.
IPM Guides
To view all the 2018-2019 IPM guides, visit Alabama Extension online at www….

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Target Spot, Areolate Mildew Damaging to Cotton

… reactions to these diseases were assessed in rainfed and irrigated settings at multiple AAES research units across the state in 2018.

Reports indicate that while there was considerable target spot development in the mid-May planted full…

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Profit Profiles of Commodities


This page provides selected production cost/prices paid by farmers listed as well as estimated cost of production and statewide basis information. Selected feedstuffs are listed first and are broken down by North Central and South Alabama…

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