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    Apr 27, 6:00 PM
    1526 Chesnut Bypass, Centre AL
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Pine Beetles Could Devastate Alabama's $11B Forest Industry This Year

Forestry, Wildlife and Natural Resource Management … School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences Associate Professor of Forestry Silviculture, Edward... more

Alabama Fruit Crop Braves Cold Temperatures

AUBURN, Ala.—Exceptionally low temperatures in mid-March were worrisome for peach, blueberry and strawberry producers. With portions of North Alabama sinking into the low 20s and Central... more

When is it Time to Terminate Your Cover Crop in Alabama?

Dr. Dennis Delaney, Extension Specialist with Auburn University and the Alabama Cooperative Extension System has some advice on when to terminate cover crops this spring... more

Using Soil Temperature to Determine When Is It Time to Plant Cotton, Soybeans, and Peanuts in Alabama?

Three experts from Auburn University and the Alabama Cooperative Extension System recently shared some advice on using soil temperature as a guide for planting cotton,... more

2017 Agronomic Crops Webinar Series Provides Timely Information for Alabama Farmers

The Agronomic Crops Team from the Alabama Cooperative Extension System is pleased to announce a series of monthly webinars for 2017... more

Cotton Seedling Diseases

Dr. Austin Hagan, Professor and Extension Specialist with Auburn University and the Alabama Cooperative Extension System recently provided information on seedling diseases of cotton... more

Update: Changes for the Alabama Crops Website

Over the past few months, you may have noticed changes being made to Almost all of the content that was contained in the... more

Does My Wheat Need A Plant Growth Regulator?

DOES MY WHEAT NEED A PLANT GROWTH REGULATOR?Eddie McGriffAlabama Extension Regional Agent Wheat fields that are at risk from lodging may benefit the... more

Cotton Research Report: 2016 is posted!

The Cotton Research Report for 2016 is posted on the Alabama Variety Testing page … As the AlabamaCrops website... more

Cotton Production Calendar

Have you ever wondered what a cotton producer's year is like … If you thought cotton farming was a... more

Meet the staff & directions
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Lori Wheeler
County Extension Coordinator
500 Grand Ave. SW, Suite 300
Fort Payne, AL 35967-1716
Phone: (256) 845-8595
Fax: (256) 845-8596