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Alabama Field Reports: Planting Speeds Along, Corn Off to Good Start

Alabama Field Reports: Planting Speeds Along, Corn Off to Good Start

👤From USDA 🕔Apr 24, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 23, 2017. County Comments Tim Malone, Marion County Wheat really headed out this week. A lot of corn seed were put in the ground. Soybean planting will get underway as fields

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Alabama Field Reports: Great Week for Planting, Rain Needed for Emergence

Alabama Field Reports: Great Week for Planting, Rain Needed for Emergence

👤From USDA 🕔Apr 17, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 16, 2017. County Comments Tim Malone, Marion County It was a great week for planting. Now we just need some rain to get the seeds up. Wheat has really started heading

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Alabama Field Reports: Severe Storms Disrupt Some Corn Planting

Alabama Field Reports: Severe Storms Disrupt Some Corn Planting

👤From USDA 🕔Apr 10, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 9, 2017. County Comments Beverly Noles, DeKalb County Rainfall is still adequate for this time of year. Pastures are recovering somewhat, but the cover may be mostly weeds and wild grasses.

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Alabama Corn: Control Options for Morningglory

Alabama Corn: Control Options for Morningglory

👤By Eddie McGriff, Alabama Cooperative Extension 🕔Apr 7, 2017

One of the most difficult weeds to control in corn is morningglory. The backbone of any morningglory control program in corn is atrazine.

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Alabama Field Reports: Some Finished with Early Corn Planting, Most Just Starting

Alabama Field Reports: Some Finished with Early Corn Planting, Most Just Starting

👤From USDA 🕔Apr 4, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 2, 2017. County Comments Due to drought conditions and continual overgrazing, pasture conditions have remained at fair across the county. Wheat conditions seem good, in terms of growth. There is some

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Alabama: Fruit Crop Braves Cold Temperatures

Alabama: Fruit Crop Braves Cold Temperatures

👤By Katie Nichols, Alabama Cooperative Extension 🕔Mar 29, 2017

Exceptionally low temperatures in mid-March were worrisome for peach, blueberry and strawberry producers. With portions of North Alabama sinking into the low 20s and Central and South Alabama slipping below 30 degrees, producers and Alabama Extension agents feared for the future of spring

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Alabama: Corn Nematodes, Silent Thieves

Alabama: Corn Nematodes, Silent Thieves

👤By Austin Hagan, Alabama Cooperative Extension 🕔Mar 28, 2017

Field and sweet corn are good hosts for the southern or cotton root-knot nematode (Meloidogyne incognita Race 3). This is the same root-knot nematode that has plagued Alabama cotton and soybean along with some vegetable producers for generations.  Based on

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Alabama Poultry: 3 Avian Influenza Investigations in Northern Counties

Alabama Poultry: 3 Avian Influenza Investigations in Northern Counties

👤From Alabama Cooperative Extension 🕔Mar 16, 2017

The Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries issued a stop movement order for certain poultry in the state because of three ongoing investigations of avian influenza in north Alabama. One flock at a commercial breeder operation in Lauderdale County was

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Alabama Sorghum: Choosing the Right Hybrid Variety

Alabama Sorghum: Choosing the Right Hybrid Variety

👤By Katie Nichols, Alabama Cooperative Extension 🕔Mar 16, 2017

The battle between Alabama sorghum growers and sugarcane aphids infestations has raged for several years. Auburn University and Alabama Cooperative Extension System professionals working with industry partners have worked diligently to determine the best courses of action for southern sorghum growers. The Sorghum

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Alabama: Cotton Seedling Diseases

Alabama: Cotton Seedling Diseases

👤By Kathy Flanders, Alabama Cooperative Extension 🕔Mar 15, 2017

​Dr. Austin Hagan, Professor and Extension Specialist with Auburn University and the Alabama Cooperative Extension System recently provided information on seedling diseases of cotton. His webinar was part of the March 14 session of the 2017 Alabama Agronomic Crops Webinar Series. Cotton seedling diseases

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