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Ringing in the New Year with Mud and Other Challenges

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by Dr. Kim Mullenix AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. – Rainy conditions have left much of Alabama in a mess over the last several weeks. When deep in the throes of hay feeding season, it seems like there might not be much relief in sight for navigating muddy pastures in order to feed cattle. Excess mud can increase energy requirements because of ... Read More »

Excessive Rainfall May Cause Field Issues for Farmers

AUBURN, Ala.— Producers from all areas of Alabama have had planting or harvesting delays and are now making management decisions based on excessive rainfall. The summer months of 2016 ended in a late-season drought that devastated some row crops and forced cattle producers to make difficult management decisions. The onset of 2017 with continued droughty conditions seemed imminent until rain ... Read More »