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Last day to bushhog your woody perennials

Be sure and tell your forage growers that if they have woody perennials​ (like blackberry) that after August 31, they do not need to mow... 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

Exercise and your heart

Auburn, Ala.—The heart is one of the most important organs in the body.  It constantly pumps blood throughout the body so that the body receives the oxygen... 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


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 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.pdf more

Meet the staff & directions

David West
County Extension Coordinator
County Administration Building
1702 Noble Street, Suite 108
Anniston, AL 36201
Phone: (256) 237-1621
Fax: (256) 238-8630