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La Niña May Bring Unseasonably Warm Winter Weather

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AUBURN, Ala.—The El Niño weather event of 2015-2016 brought drought and other agricultural hardships to the southern United States. Dr. Brenda Ortiz, an Alabama Cooperative Extension System scientist, said a La Nina phase is on the horizon. The El Niño Southern Oscillation (ENSO) is a driving force in southeastern climate variability. Periodic warming and cooling of the eastern Pacific Ocean ... Read More »

Extension to Host Crop Production Meetings across Central Alabama

AUBURN, Ala.—The Alabama Cooperative Extension will host two crop production meetings at E.V. Smith Research Center in Shorter on Jan. 31, Feb. 27. There will also be a meeting on Feb. 7 in Talladega.  E.V. Smith Research Center is located at 4725 County Road 40, Shorter, AL. The first meeting will include information on corn, soybeans and carinata. The meeting ... Read More »

New iBook Available on High Tunnel Crop Production

Farmers, especially vegetable and fruit producers, are always looking for ways to boost production and extend their growing seasons. High tunnel production is a method with growing popularity. The Alabama Cooperative Extension System has developed a new iBook to help farmers who are beginning high tunnel production. Available for download on iBooks, the “High Tunnel Crop Production Handbook” answers questions ... Read More »