Many hunters and outdoor enthusiasts plant food plots to help manage deer habitats. When planting food plots, soil tests are crucial to a plot’s success.
Source: Successful Food Plots Begin with Soil Testing – Extension Daily
Learn more about integrated pest management and how to use sprays for your home garden and farm.
Source: Timely Pest Management Resources for Farm and Garden – Extension Daily
There are beneficial insects who take up residence in cotton fields, and then there are damaging pests—like grasshoppers—who create problems for producers.
Source: Grasshoppers Cause Issues in Seedling Cotton – Extension Daily
Spring and summer months are perfect for outdoor activities. When camping or hiking, it is important to know what plants to avoid. Some poisonous plants can cause harm to humans and animals.
Source: Look Out for Poisonous Plants – Extension Daily
Thanks to Mid-South RC&D for the “Stove Grant” they awarded the Lee County Extension System to have to work with adults and children in teaching them Life Skills. It will be very useful for the cooking schools this summer for the youth.
The Eastern coral snake holds the title as the most venomous snake in Alabama. While not as well-known as other venomous snakes, the coral snake has the most toxic venom of any snake native to the U. S.
Source: Alabama’s Most Venomous Snake – Extension Daily
Planting summer bulbs can save time and money during the hot season. But keeping your flower beds full of life during the dry season requires commitment.
Source: Tips for Planting Summer Flowering Bulbs – Extension Daily
Bluebirds are known to be beautiful singers and are popular among bird watchers. Year after year they build their nests in the yards of many Americans, providing a free, spring time concert. There are several things that homeowners can do to attract these birds so they can experience their beauty.
Source: Attracting and Feeding Bluebirds – Extension Daily
One of Alabama’s natural treasures is the somewhat rare Smoketree. However, this natural treasure might not be rare for much longer. This tree is steadily gaining popularity and can be seen all across the state.
Source: Alabama Smoketree: A Beautiful Addition to Your Yard or Garden – Extension Daily
Impatiens is one of the top bedding plants used by Alabama gardeners.They are great for filling shady parts of the yard with color.
Source: Planting Impatiens – Extension Daily