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Fall Armyworms Making Early Appearance

Dan Alabama, Industry News Release

Fall armyworms are already making their presence known in Alabama. Usually seen later in the year, mild winter conditions and warm spring temperatures made for early development and emergence of fall armyworms. “We had a mild winter so, everything is running a few weeks ahead of schedule this year,” said Katelyn Kesheimer, an Alabama Extension entomologist. “Spring temperatures were above average …


Alabama Extension Hosting Alfalfa in the South

Dan Alabama, Cattle, Education

The annual Alfalfa in the South Workshop will be held May 7 at the Cattlemen’s Park in Troy, Alabama. The one-day event, hosted by Alabama Extension, starts at 8:30 a.m. and runs until 3 p.m. It will include up-to-date research with alfalfa in the Southeast. Following lunch, a farm tour will feature a newly established stand and allow management discussions. Dr. Kim Mullenix, an Alabama …

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2017 Forage Conference Pre-Registration Ends Soon

Dan Alabama, Cattle, News from Our Sponsors

Cattle producers across the Southeast are encouraged to make plans to attend the 2017 Alabama Forage Conference. It will be held November 29 at Lakepoint State Park in Eufaula, Alabama. But a quick note, pre-registration for the event ends November 14. Cost for both a pre-conference tour and the forage conference is $65 per person, but just to attend just …

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Southeast Cattle Producers Invited to Forage Conference

Dan Alabama, Cattle

Managing forages and grazing are critical elements of a successful cattle operation. So Southeast cattle producers are encouraged to attend the 2017 Forage Conference, coming up November 29 at Lakepoint State Park in Eufaula, Alabama. Alabama Extension Animal Scientist, Dr. Kim Mullenix, says “Attendees will have the opportunity to see current forage research as well as demonstration projects. They also will …