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  • 10/04 - Backyard Poultry Workshop
    Oct 04, 5:00 PM
    211 First Ave. SE, Decatur, AL
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  • 10/07 - Central Alabama Beef and Forage Field Day
    Oct 07, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    E.V. Smith Research Center 4725 County Road 40 Shorter, AL
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  • 10/07 - Coffee County Invitational Steer & Heifer show
    Oct 07, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    1055 E McKinnon St, New Brockton AL 36351
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  • 10/08 - Coffee County Invitational Steer & Heifer show
    Oct 08, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    1055 E McKinnon St, New Brockton AL 36351
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  • 10/14 - Farm Tax Seminar for Accountants and Attorneys
    Oct 14, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Montgomery Marriott Prattville Hotel & Conf. Center at Capital Hill, 2500 Legends Circle, Prattville
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  • 10/25 - ServSafe - Marshall County
    Oct 25, 10:00 AM
    Marshall COunty Health Dept, 150 Judy SMith Dr., Guntersville, al
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  • 10/26 - 2016 Pesticide Applicator University
    Oct 26, 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Auburn Marriot Opelika Hotel and Conference Center - 3700 Robert Trent Jones Trail - Opelika Alabama
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  • 10/26 - 2016 Pesticide Applicator University
    Oct 26, 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Auburn Marriot Opelika Hotel and Conference Center - 3700 Robert Trent Jones Trail - Opelika Alabama
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  • 10/27 - ServSafe - Marshall County
    Oct 27, 10:00 AM
    Marshall COunty Health Dept, 150 Judy SMith Dr., Guntersville, al
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  • 10/27 - 2016 Pesticide Applicator University
    Oct 27, 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Auburn Marriot Opelika Hotel and Conference Center - 3700 Robert Trent Jones Trail - Opelika Alabama
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Producers Pod Blasting to Determine Peanut Maturity

AUBURN, Ala.— Pod blasting is an improved method farmers use to determine optimum peanut maturity for harvest. For many years, peanut producers used the pod... more

Controlling Early Season Insect Pests in Small Grains in Alabama 2016 Update

Fall-planted small grains such as wheat, barley, rye, and oats are vulnerable to the attack of several insects … I... more

Mystery of Colorful Giant Plants of the Subantarctic Solved

Home Grounds, Gardens and Home Pests … Research from the University of Otago in New Zealand helped to solve... more

How to Keep Your Yields Up and Weeds Down in Wheat

Joyce Tredaway Ducar, Department of Crop, Soil, and Environmental Sciences, and Kathy Flanders, Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology, Auburn University06 September 2016... more

Watch for Fall Armyworms Especially in Small Grains Planted Early for Forage, Wildlife, or Cover Crops

It would be nice if we could be done with fall armyworms for the year … But they will... more

Cover Crops Protect Your Garden

Home Grounds, Gardens and Home Pests … As football season begins, many of our vegetable gardens shut down... more

PPO Resistance Likely in North Alabama

By Joyce Tredaway Ducar and Tyler Sandlin Timely recommended applications of Flexstar GT (fomesafen + glyphosate) did not control Palmer amaranth in a closely monitored... 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

Stopping a Modern Invasion

Home Grounds, Gardens and Home Pests … The other day I was at a meeting in the Birmingham Metro... more

"Orphaned" Fawns

Forestry, Wildlife and Natural Resource Management … Yesterday morning, on the way into work, I saw my 1st roadkilled... more

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Walter Harris
County Extension Coordinator
Charles Stone Agricultural Center
819 Cook Avenue
Huntsville, AL 35801
Phone: (256) 532-1578
Fax: (256) 532-1581