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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, USDA announced confirmation of an atypical case of Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) 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 the disease, which …

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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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Permanent link to this article: http://liberty.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/07/03/citrus-greening-confirmed-in-alabama/

Southwest Alabama Stored Grain Workshop – July 18

Grain farmers should make plans to attend the Southwest Alabama Stored Grains Workshop that will be held July 18, 2017 at Shelly Farms in Atmore, Alabama.  This will be a hands on workshop on grain drying, automated bin management systems, and stored grain integrated pest management (IPM). Registration is free, but please PRE-REGISTER by contacting Kim Wilkins, …

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Permanent link to this article: http://liberty.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/06/10/southwest-alabama-stored-grain-workshop-july-18/

Alabama Poultry Flocks Test Positive for Avian Influenza

Poultry owners should be aware that avian influenza has been confirmed in Alabama carried in by migratory water fowl. Source:  Alabama Department of Agriculture & Industries On Tuesday, March 21, 2017, Alabama State Veterinarian, Dr. Tony Frazier, confirmed that a flock of chickens at a commercial poultry breeding operation located in Pickens County, and a …

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Permanent link to this article: http://liberty.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/03/24/alabama-poultry-flocks-test-positive-for-avian-influenza/

Alabama Cooperative Extension offers Training for use of Dicamba and 2,4-D Resistant Crops

Alabama Cooperative Extension will offer training for anyone who will be applying auxin herbicides to dicamba or 2,4-D tolerant crops. While mandatory for Alabama farmers, Florida farmers can also attend these educational classes.  See the table below for the date, time, and location closest to you.  All Alabama producers that are planning on using this …

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Permanent link to this article: http://liberty.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/02/04/alabama-cooperative-extension-offers-training-for-use-of-dicamba-and-24-d-resistant-crops/

Alabama Corn and Wheat Short Course – December 12-13

You are invited to participate in the 2016 Alabama Corn and Wheat Short Course. As in previous years, the short course will take place at the Hotel at Auburn University. The event is scheduled for December 12th ( all day) and 13th (morning). We will have a great group of speakers and topics. The short …

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Permanent link to this article: http://liberty.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/10/29/alabama-corn-and-wheat-short-course-december-12-13/

Alabama Food Safety Training November 3

The Mobile County Extension Office will be hosting a Food Safety Training Class on Thursday, November 3 from 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM.  The Class will be held at the Gulf Coast Research & Extension Center, 8300 State Highway 104, Fairhope, AL 36532. The class will be conducted by Produce Safety Alliance trainers and will …

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Permanent link to this article: http://liberty.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/10/22/alabama-food-safety-training-november-3/

Alabama Pest Report: Controlling Caterpillars in Vegetables

Ayanava Majumdar (Dr. A), Alabama Extension Entomologist Source:  Alabama IPM Communicator Newsletter Drought-like conditions is favoring plant-stress and a high incidence of caterpillars on vegetable crops. Insects undergo a rapid life cycle in hot conditions – this can be worse in protected structures with the humidity plus heat. There are several armyworm species active now. We …

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Permanent link to this article: http://liberty.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/06/18/alabama-pest-report-controlling-caterpillars-in-vegetables/

Alabama Beef Cattle Conference August 13

Cattle producers are cordially invited and encouraged to attend the 2016 Beef Cattle Conference to be held at the Ham Wilson Livestock Arena on the Auburn University campus on Saturday, August 13, 2016.  Please contact me if you think you will attend and need assistance.  The department is waiving the registration fee for youth. This …

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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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