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Cow-Calf Producer Conference is Next Week in Auburn

Dan Alabama, Cattle, Industry News Release

Cow-calf producers across Alabama will have the chance to gain valuable insight on how to rebuild their herds successfully during the Auburn University Department of Animal Sciences’ 2017 Beef Cattle Conference. It will be held Saturday, August 12th, from 8 a.m.- 3 p.m., at the Ham Wilson Livestock Arena in Auburn. The theme of this year’s event is “Back to …

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Giving Gardeners Information on Potting Media for Trees and Shrubs

Dan Industry News Release, Nursery Crops

With spring here, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists in Alabama have some timely advice for gardeners and homeowners who buy shrubs or trees. Their insight comes from a cooperative study with Auburn University scientists focused on the effects of pine bark and other types of potting media used with many potted shrubs and woody ornamentals. Pine bark is considered …

A Healthy Impact: Fruits and Vegetables Boost Alabama’s Economy

Dan Alabama, Fruits, Industry News Release, Specialty Crops, Vegetables

While fruits and vegetables are undeniably good for the body, they’re also a major boost for Alabama’s economy, Auburn University and Alabama Agricultural Experiment Station economists found in a recently completed analysis of the industry. “Specialty crops is definitely a potential growth area for Alabama,” said Deacue Fields, chair of the College of Agriculture’s Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural …