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  • 09/20 - Promoting Pollinators in Your Family Forest
    Sep 20, 8:30 AM - 6:30 PM
    3301 School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences
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  • 09/20 - Master Gardener Course
    Sep 20, 9:00 AM
    54 Kelley Lane, Columbiana, AL 35051
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  • 09/21 - Southern Region Teen Leadership Conference
    Sep 21, 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
    Crossville, TN
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  • 09/21 - Private Pesticide Applicator Testing Only
    Sep 21, 8:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Chilton County Extension Office, 504 First Ave N, Clanton, AL 35045
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  • 09/21 - Promoting Pollinators in Your Family Forest
    Sep 21, 8:30 AM - 6:30 PM
    3301 School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences
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  • 09/22 - Southern Region Teen Leadership Conference
    Sep 22, 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
    Crossville, TN
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  • 09/23 - Auburn University Ag Discovery Day
    Sep 23, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Tallassee, AL
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  • 09/23 - Southern Region Teen Leadership Conference
    Sep 23, 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
    Crossville, TN
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  • 09/24 - Southern Region Teen Leadership Conference
    Sep 24, 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
    Crossville, TN
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  • 09/25 - Private Pesticide Applicators Testing Only
    Sep 25, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    2513 7th Street, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
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When Weeds Become Monsters

AUBURN, Ala.–Evolution is turning modern weeds into monsters, as a phenomenon–– herbicide resistance–– makes control increasingly difficult for farmers. Dr. Steve Li, Alabama Extension weed... more

Getting A Grip On Wild Pigs

Forestry, Wildlife and Natural Resource Management … There are two groups of landowners in Alabama….those who have wild pigs,... more

Cool-Season Wildlife Plots

Forestry, Wildlife and Natural Resource Management … If you would like to improve the overall health of your wildlife,... more

Charcoal rot: A hidden threat to soybean yield

The persistent hot weather in many areas of the country this growing season may be conducive to the development of charcoal rot disease in soybean... more

Dicamba Tolerant Crops: Let’s Continue to Stay On-Target

If you have been reading farm magazines, webblogs, or even the newspaper, chances are that you have heard about dicamba (Engenia, Xtendimax or Fexapan)... more

Options for plant bug and stink bug control in cotton

A concern of many cotton farmers now is plant bugs especially if their cotton is near a corn field …... more

Sugarcane aphids present on Johnsongrass in Central Alabama

Yesterday I looked at some Johnsongrass in Millstead, Prattville, Autaugaville, and Marion Junction, AL. I found sugarcane aphids (Melanaphis sacchari) at one third of... more

Tropical Soda Apple (Solanum viarum) Identification and Control

Tropical soda apple (TSA) was nearly eradicated across the state during a recent federally funded eradication program … Tropical... more

Cotton PGR management in high rainfall

The 2017 growing season is thus far a decidedly wet one … Rainfall throughout the state was a welcome... more

EPA approves Section 18 exemption for control of sugarcane aphid on sweet sorghum

On June 12, the EPA granted an exemption for the use of flupyradifurone (Sivanto Prime) insecticide for use on Alabama sweet sorghum for the... more
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Meet the staff & directions
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Denise Shirley
County Extension Coordinator
2513 7th Street
Tuscaloosa Co. Courthouse Annex
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
Phone: (205) 349-4630