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Drought and Forests: Information for Landowners

… duration increases long-term (seasons or longer) and conditions worsen. Characteristics of hydrological drought impact water resources. Streams stop flowing and ponds and lakes regress or dry up completely. Indirect impacts include loss of…

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Oyster Farming App

…y Shellfish Lab Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram feeds. The app features a section to submit questions to the Extension water resources team and the Auburn University Shellfish Lab.
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Dairy Goat and Sheep Nutrition and Forages

…ep. Refer to Drinking Water for Livestock (Extension publication ANR-2381) for additional information on managing clean water resources. Water consumption of dairy goats/sheep is up to 3 times their total daily dry matter intake. Goats drin…

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Preparing Your Property for Dairy Goats/Sheep

…aking use of the manure and other wastes.

It is the responsibility of everyone to protect our limited land and water resources. Making sure the environmental impact is neutral or positive requires thought and planning. The first st…

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Benefits of Irrigation from an IPM Perspective

AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. – Water management is one of the most critical issues in modern agriculture. Water resources have been critical to farmers since the advent of agriculture. Proper and timely irrigation is one of the first requirement…

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Street Trees 2: The Design

…roots may never get out of the original hole to establish themselves in the native soil. This limits their nutrient and water resources and could lead to roots that circle the hole and eventually girdle the trunk. When planting trees dug by…

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Harvesting Pine Straw for Profit: Questions Landowners Should Ask Themselves

… Equipment—even people—can spread seeds when operating in contaminated areas.
How will pine straw removal affect water resources?
Raking pine straw can potentially negatively affect the quality of local water resources. Raking annu…

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Acid Rain: An Overview

…in the food chain are reduced, their population, along with the ecosystem that depends on them, suffers.

Damage to Water Resources and Aquatic Ecosystems
Water in lakes can come from direct precipitation into the lake, from runoff wat…

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Manufactured Home Safety

…ance Program coordinator in Montgomery, Alabama, at the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs/Office of Water Resources at (334) 353-1966 for assistance.
Fire prevention should be a primary concern for all mobile and…

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Paddling is a great way to experience Alabama’s abundant water resources, while enjoying quality time with friends and family and getting exercise.

Youth ages 9-18 are invited to participate in the 4-H RiverKids Program to learn ba…

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Alternative Feeding Strategies for Beef Cattle

Challenging climatic conditions, such as continued periods of dry weather or heavy rainfall, can negatively impact grazed forage stands and cause producers to rely more heavily on stored forage resources.

In situations where access to st…

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Live Christmas Trees: Recycle and Reuse

AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. — The parties are over and the decorations are packed. Now, there is just one thing left to do – get rid of the Christmas tree. For those who have live Christmas trees, this can sometimes be a bothersome issue. L…

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Finding the Perfect Christmas Tree

AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. – For many, finding the perfect Christmas tree can make or break the holiday season. Luckily, people can easily find a perfect tree if they keep a few things in mind.
Some people get their Christmas tree …

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Health Challenges Continuing Issue for Rural America

AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala.—It’s harder to be healthy in rural Alabama.

National Rural Health Day, slated for Thursday, Nov. 21, will shine a spotlight on how health issues affect rural populations differently than their urban neighbors …

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