Alabama Row Crops Short Course – December 10

Alabama Row Crops Short Course – December 10

The 2019 Alabama Row Crops Shortcourse will take place on December 10th at the Hotel at Auburn University and Dixon Conference Center.  This FREE course is an excellent opportunity for producers to expand their knowledge with researchers on the cutting edge of...
Preparing for an El Niño Winter

Preparing for an El Niño Winter

Farmers in the Western Panhandle are in agreement — dry weather is needed to get the crops out to gins and buying points.  Currently, climatologists are predicting a 62% chance of experiencing El Niño conditions for the next 3 months. What does that mean to a farmer...
Dry Weather has not deterred the Dragons among Us

Dry Weather has not deterred the Dragons among Us

During a pond visit to the dry northern part of Escambia County, something caught my eye floating along the margins of the pond. There, on the shore, perched on a blade of grass, was an empty dragonfly exoskeleton and a newly emerged adult dragonfly (see image...