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Severe Weather Watches and Warnings

Weather alerts are provided by local, state, and national authorities and the media when threatening climate conditions arise. Meteorologists are trained professionals equipped to analyze natural indicators of Weather conditions that may be…

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Poultry Producers Always Prepared for Severe Weather

AUBURN, Ala. – Planning for severe weather is an option for some, but mandatory for others. The men and women who raise and produce agricultural products cannot afford to be caught without plans and preparation for severe weather. Poultry…

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Odd Weather Conditions Leave Cotton Producers Concerned

AUBURN, Ala. – Weather this spring disrupted planting for cotton crops in south Alabama, leaving farmers across the Wiregrass concerned.
Weather Difficulties
Cool temperatures in April halted planting until early May. Hot temperatures a…

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Weather: Ever an Obstacle for Farmers

AUBURN, Ala.—Alabama farmers faced cool, wet weather at the beginning of spring. This kept many farmers out of their fields for several weeks. In a twist, manageable only by Mother Nature, many producers are now hoping for rain as they be…

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Spotted Seatrout in Alabama

…igratory because they rarely move more than 30 miles. However, they do seem to move to deeper waters during the coldest weather and return to the shallow areas in the spring. Deep holes are known to attract specks when water temperatures dr…

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Nutrient Content and Composition of Poultry Litter

…utrient value.

Litter is considered a soil builder because it helps to improve soil organic matter content of highly weathered soils. It also improves soil microbial activity and helps to increase overall soil health. However, the nutrie…

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Water Requirements of Beef Cattle

…through this process may exceed that from excretion. Increased physical activity from handling cattle during hot, humid weather conditions can amplify water losses. Because water consumption increases during the summer months (June through …

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Drought Sales of Livestock

…he farmer. One problem with farming is the variability in annual income; one year prices are up, the next they are down Weather also plays a key role in farm profitability.

Farms, like any other business, are required to pay tax on the n…

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Plastic Mulch for Vegetable Production

… crop. Clear plastic mulches are not recommended in Alabama due to weed issues, but can be useful if applied during hot weather as a way to solarize soil and kill plant pathogens and some weed seeds.

White plastic mulches: White mulch wi…

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