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  • 05/24 - Weed Management for Pastures & Hayfields
    May 24, 6:00 PM
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  • 06/01 - AACAAS 68th Annual Meeting & Professional Improvement Conference
    Jun 01, 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
    Lake Guntersville State Park
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  • 06/02 - AACAAS 68th Annual Meeting & Professional Improvement Conference
    Jun 02, 7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
    Lake Guntersville State Park
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  • 06/19 - SerPIE - One Health Conference on Pharmaceuticals and Personal Care Products (PPCPs)
    Jun 19, 3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    Embassy Suites Hotel in Huntsville, Alabama.
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  • 06/20 - SerPIE - One Health Conference on Pharmaceuticals and Personal Care Products (PPCPs)
    Jun 20, 3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    Embassy Suites Hotel in Huntsville, Alabama.
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  • 06/21 - SerPIE - One Health Conference on Pharmaceuticals and Personal Care Products (PPCPs)
    Jun 21, 3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    Embassy Suites Hotel in Huntsville, Alabama.
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  • 06/24 - 4-H Regional Congress
    Jun 24, 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    Bevill State Community College Sumtion, AL
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  • 06/30 - Food Preservation Basics - Blount County - Hayden
    Jun 30, 6:00 PM
    Hayden Community Center
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Storage Bin Prep Essential to Proper Storage

AUBURN, Ala.—As harvest season draws near, producers are making preparations for picking and grain storage. The effort and expense in the field may be worth... more

Sugarcane Aphids Found in Central Alabama, Section 18 Update

Sugarcane aphids were found in central Alabama on Johnsongrass on May 3. If they follow the same pattern as last year, they are probably already in... more

Managing for 100+ Bushel Per Acre Soybeans

Alabama soybean farmers interested in achieving higher yields, especially those striving for 100+ bushels per acre yields, may want to consider Early System Soybean Production... more

Gramoxone Drift on Corn

Gramoxone Drift can be a concern in corn particularly when it comes to if yields will be affected …... more

Forestry Best Management Practices Live Demo

div>Forestry, Wildlife and Natural Resource Management … Community Forestry;#Forestry Articles;#Forestry/Wildlife Meetings … Join... more

2016 Alabama Malting Barley Tour and Production Meeting on May 12

A tour of the malting barley variety and fungicide trials scheduled for May 12 at 1000 am to 1130 am at the Sand Mountain Research... more

Scout Alabama Corn for Early Season Damage from Insect Pests

All too often we find corn that has already been damaged by early season insect pests … Insecticide seed treatments help... more

Don’t Forget to Read Your Pesticide Label!

Planting is underway this time of year and Burndown as well as preemergence herbicides should be applied in order to give your crop a weed-free start... more

Watch for Armyworm this Spring on Corn, Small Grains, and Grass Forages in Alabama

Entomologists can usually predict outbreaks of armyworm, Mythimna unipuncta, in Alabama … That is because cool, wet springs favor the growth of... more

Early Season Insect Management in Cotton and Soybeans

Thrips are a key pest of seedling cotton … Seedling soybean is vulnerable to three-cornered alfalfa hopper (3CAH... 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