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Thrips Predictor Model Helps Make Cotton Management Decisions

…to the fields in droves, planting and making decisions about the upcoming growing season. Researchers at North Carolina State University helped to remove some guesswork from cotton management by developing the thrips predictor model.

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Stocking Rates for Cow-Calf Operations in Alabama

…al across various soil-climate regions of Alabama. These estimates are based on grazing research trials from around the state. They provide a baseline estimate for making on-farm stocking rate decisions and reflect best management practice …

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Thistle Control in Pastures and Hayfields

…ama. Yellow thistle, also known as horrible thistle (Cirsium horridulum), is native and abundant throughout much of the state. Milk thistle (Silybum marianum), another exotic, is occasionally found in Alabama as a pasture weed. Bull thistle…

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Youth Visit AAMU for STEM Day 2019

…Era of STEM” highlights the rise of STEM innovation around the country.

STEM education and careers help the United States to be competitive in a global market. The United States Bureau of Labor Statistics expects science and engineerin…

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Brunswickgrass: A Weed in Southern Pastures & Bahiagrass Seed Fields

This plant is native to southern Brazil, northern Argentina, Paraguay, and Uruguay. It was introduced in the United States as a soil conservation plant for erosion control and as a potential forage crop. Brunswickgrass is well adapted t…

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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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