Tag Archive: Alabama

The Alabama Row Crops Short Course – December 12-13

Registration to the Alabama Row Crops Short Course is free and can be accessed by clicking HERE. The 2017 conference will be held at The Hotel at Auburn University and Dixon Conference Center on December 12th & 13th.  The conference starts promptly at 8:30 on the 12th and has an all-star line up of presenters.  …

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Atypical BSE Cow Confirmed in Alabama

Cow/Calf pairs in the Florida Panhandle. Photo Credit: Kalyn Waters On Tuesday, July 18th, 2017 the USDA announced that an atypical case of Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) had been confirmed in an 11 year-old cow in Alabama.  The case was detected at a livestock market in Alabama where the cow was showing clinical signs of …

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Citrus Greening Confirmed in Alabama

Citrus Greening. Photo Credit: Mongi Zekri, UF/IFAS. Amy Belcher, Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries A plant disease that presents a serious threat to the U.S. citrus industry has been detected in Alabama. Federal and state plant health officials have confirmed the identification of Citrus Greening (CG), also known as Huanglongbing or HLB, which is …

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Hunting Diamondback Terrapins in Alabama

Many folks are putting together a “bucket list” of things they would like to do or see before they can no longer do them. For many interested in natural resources there are certain national parks and scenic places they would like to visit.  Other natural resource fans have a list of wildlife species they would like to …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/04/23/hunting-diamondback-terrapins-in-alabama/

SW Alabama Peanut Production Meeting February 26

The Escambia County / Alabama Peanut Production Meeting will be held on February 26, 2016 at 11:00 AM at Grace Fellowship Church (1412 East Nashville Avenue, Atmore, AL). Topics presented will include:  Market Outlook Variety Selection Insect Control Disease Update   To Register: Call Escambia County Extension, 251-867-7760 by February 18th. Last year’s healthy canopy …

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Alabama Online Beef Course, Weed Control Webinar, and New Cattle Publication

January News and Updates from AL Beef Systems Extension   Enrollment Now Open for Beef Basics Online Course The Beef Basics online course is a self-paced, comprehensive course containing lessons on cattle production management strategies in the Southeast. The course contains eight sections which must be completed in an eight week window. Successful completion of …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/01/09/alabama-online-beef-course-weed-control-webinar-and-new-cattle-publication/

Alabama Corn and Wheat Short Course December 14 & 15

The 2015 Alabama Corn and Wheat Short Course will be held at the Auburn University Hotel and Dixon Conference Center December 14-15. Presenters from Auburn University,  the Alabama Cooperative Extension System,  other land grant universities, industry and the U.S. Department of Agriculture will address a variety of topics pertaining to corn and wheat growth. Alabama …

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Alabama Forage & Grassland Conference and Tour December 9 & 10

Registration is NOW OPEN! On Thursday, December 10, 2015, the 2015 Alabama Forage Conference “Forward Thinking with Forage Systems” will be held at Lakepoint State Park.  The park is located in Southeast Alabama, just outside the city of Eufaula.  This conference is highly anticipated by forage and livestock producers across Alabama and surrounding states.  Past conferences …

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Alabama Cooperative Extension offers Market Cow 101

Market Cow 101 is an evening workshop that will be offered on Thursday, April 9th at Perdido River Farms in Poarch, AL at 5 pm.  Dr. Frank Owsley, Auburn Livestock Specialist, will cover Market Cow Evaluations, handling cattle, antibiotic use and treatment, and permanent identification methods.  A meal will be served, so please pre-register by …

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Alabama & Florida Peanut Trade Show February 12

The AL/FL Peanut Trade Show will be held Thursday, February 12, 2015 at the National Peanut Festival Fairgrounds located on Highway 231 South of Dothan, AL. Sponsored by the Alabama Peanut Producers Association and the Florida Peanut Producers Association, the one day event offers farmers the opportunity to view the products and services of more …

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