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  • 08/23 - Fire Ant Management for Pastures and Hayfields
    Aug 23, 6:00 PM
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  • 08/23 - Subsurface Irrigation Meeting
    Aug 23, 6:00 PM - 6:02 PM
    Cherokee County Extension Office, 1526 Chesnut Bypass, Centre, Alabama
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  • 08/24 - Subsurface Drip Irrigation Meeting
    Aug 24, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Marshall County Farmers Federation Meeting Room, 1333 Blount Ave 101, Guntersville, Alabama
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  • 08/26 - Herdbuilder Replacement Female Sale
    Aug 26, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    Alabama Livestock Auction Uniontown Alabama
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  • 08/30 - Sand Mountain Research and Extension Center - Field Day
    Aug 30, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    13112 AL Highway 68, Crossville, AL 35962
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  • 09/19 - ForestHER- A workshop for women who love the land
    Sep 19, 8:30 AM - 1:30 PM
    Riverwood Farms, 7851 County Road 35, Bremen, AL 35033
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  • 09/20 - ForestHER- A workshop for women who love the land
    Sep 20, 8:30 AM - 1:30 PM
    Riverwood Farms, 7851 County Road 35, Bremen, AL 35033
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4-H Members Participate in Quail Release

AUBURN, Ala. – Alabama 4-H members from Elmore County partnered with the Alabama Covey Rise Chapter of Quail Forever recently to release more than 375... more

Considerations for Choosing an Insecticide to Control Fall Armyworms in Pastures and Hayfields

Now that we are in the third month of the 2016 outbreak of fall armyworms, it has been necessary to treat some fields more than... more

Soybean Insect Update

I have found several fields with treatable levels of soybean loopers (foliage feeders) which coincide with the high level of moths that have been trapped... more

OBSERVATIONS FROM THE CORN FIELD

SHREDDED CORN LEAVES FROM IRRIGATION SPRINKERS I have been getting several questions from growers concerning their observations in corn …... more

Observations from the Soybean Field

Yellow-Striped Armyworm munching on soybeans unaware that it is about to meet its doom from Tachinid fly larvae …... more

Dam & Drain Maintenance is YOUR Responsibility

Forestry, Wildlife and Natural Resource Management … Winter offers a great time to inspect and maintain your pond dam and... more

SUBSURFACE DRIP IRRIGATION PAYS HUGE DIVIDENDS

SUBSURFACE DRIP IRRIGATION PAYS HUGE DIVIDENDS MEETINGS ON AUGUST 23 AND 24 Cherokee County farmer Nick McMichen looks over his subsurface drip irrigation cotton... more

Managing Chinese Privet

Chinese Privet has become so numerous and naturalized throughout Alabama that many folks no longer see it as the non-native, invasive plant that it is... more

Tax Implications of Selling Cattle During Times of Drought

AgEconTI- Tax Implications of Drought sales.pdfhttps://sites.aces.edu/group/timelyinfo/Lists/Posts/ViewPost.aspx?ID=826... more

Managing Sun Scald on Garden Veggies

Home Grounds, Gardens and Home Pests … With hot, dry days comes many problems for many home gardeners across... more

Meet the staff & directions
8:00-12:00; 12:30-4:30

Dan Porch
County Extension Coordinator
Frank J. Green Building
415 Fifth Avenue East, Suite A
Oneonta, AL 35121
Phone: (205) 274-2129
Fax: (205) 274-7018