North Alabama Fertility College, Hazel Green, Feb. 13

Corn fertilizer application. ©Debra L Ferguson Stock Photography

The 2019 North Alabama Fertility College will be Wednesday, February 13 from 10 am-2 pm at the Alabama A & M University  Winfred Thomas Agricultural Research Station (WTARS) at 372 Walker Lane in Hazel Green, Alabama. There has been almost a 20% increase in fertilizer prices since last winter and this meeting is geared towards growers getting the most out of their fertilizer dollar.

The program:

  • 10:00 – Dr. Reuben Beverly, Director-Auburn University Soil & Forage Testing Lab- “The Use of Soil Testing and Other Diagnostic Methods in Soil Fertility Management”
  • 10:30 – Dr. Audrey Gamble, Alabama Extension Soil Scientist & Fertility Specialist- “Calcium, pH and Their Interaction with Other Nutrients”
  • 11:00 – Eddie McGriff, Alabama Extension Regional Agent- “The Real Value of Poultry Litter, Most Asked Fertility Questions & North Alabama Research Fertility Update”
  • 11:30 – Dr. Glen Harris, University of Georgia Extension Soil Scientist & Fertility Specialist- “A In-Depth Look at N, P and K”
  • 12:00 – Lunch
  • 12:30 – Dr. Harris- “Fertilizing for High Cotton and Corn Yields & Profits”
  • 1:15 – Panel Discussion- “Ask the Panel Your Fertility Questions”
  • 2:00 – Adjourn

Please e-mail or call Eddie McGriff if you plan on attending so we can get a head count for the meal.

Cell: (256) 557-2375
Office: (256) 737-9386
Dem0029@auburn.edu

CCA credits will be given.


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