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Alabama Corn Champs Share Production Tips

Alabama Corn Champs Share Production Tips

👤By Eddie McGriff, Alabama Cooperative Extension 🕔Feb 22, 2017

Alabama corn champions Henderson Farms in Madison, just below Huntsville, topped the National Corn Growers Association state contest in both the irrigated (305.7 bushels per acre) and the non-irrigated categories (232.7 bushels per acre). The Henderson clan of Mike Henderson

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Alabama Corn: How One Family Snagged Irrigated AND Dryland Yield Titles

Alabama Corn: How One Family Snagged Irrigated AND Dryland Yield Titles

👤By Eddie McGriff, Alabama Extension Regional Agent 🕔Feb 22, 2017

Alabama corn champions Henderson Farms in Madison, just below Huntsville, topped the National Corn Growers Association state contest in both the irrigated (305.7 bushels per acre) and the non-irrigated categories (232.7 bushels per acre). The Henderson family – Mike Henderson

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Alabama: Precision Ag Sprayer Clinic, Shorter, March 10

Alabama: Precision Ag Sprayer Clinic, Shorter, March 10

👤By Robin Aldridge, Alabama Cooperative Extension 🕔Feb 21, 2017

When faced with the new environmental regulations and the challenge to produce more food, the adoption of sprayer technology and the ability to accurately analyze and use the data collected has become increasingly significant. Dr. Brenda Ortiz and the Alabama

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Alabama Extension Announces Precision Ag Training Opportunities

Alabama Extension Announces Precision Ag Training Opportunities

👤By Robin Aldridge, Alabama Cooperative Extension 🕔Feb 15, 2017

Adoption of precision agriculture technology in the Southeast is increasing, but farmers still struggle with taking full advantage of the technology available to adopt site-specific management practices. Dr. Brenda Ortiz, an Alabama Extension precision agriculture specialist, along with other Extension

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Alabama Wheat: Scouting for Aphids, Hessian Fly in Winter

Alabama Wheat: Scouting for Aphids, Hessian Fly in Winter

👤By Katie Nichols, Alabama Cooperative Extension 🕔Feb 10, 2017

Responsible crop management is one of the most important aspects of row crop farming. Producers need to correctly identify and scout for insect, disease, and other problems in order to choose appropriate management strategies. Alabama Cooperative Extension System Entomologist, Dr.

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Alabama: Upcoming Auxin Herbicide Trainings (Mandatory)

Alabama: Upcoming Auxin Herbicide Trainings (Mandatory)

👤By Justin Miller, Alabama Cooperative Extension 🕔Feb 10, 2017

New cotton and soybean varieties with resistance to several common herbicides are now available. In January, the Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries submitted new labeling for products containing 2,4-D or dicamba that are intended to be used in conjunction

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Alabama Tree Crops: Current Low Chill Hour Accumulation a Concern

Alabama Tree Crops: Current Low Chill Hour Accumulation a Concern

👤By Ann Chambliss, Alabama Cooperative Extension 🕔Feb 2, 2017

This year fruit growers may be experiencing the second warmest winter in over 60 years according to temperature data logged at the Chilton Research and Extension Center (CREC) since 1956. Fruits have specific requirements for dormancy or “rest” which occurs

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Alabama Corn: Burndown Options for Marestail, Ryegrass

Alabama Corn: Burndown Options for Marestail, Ryegrass

👤By Eddie McGriff, Alabama Cooperative Extension 🕔Jan 31, 2017

Horseweed, commonly called marestail, is the most troublesome weed at burndown for most farmers in north Alabama but ryegrass has become public enemy number two.

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Alabama Cotton: Target Spot Management Webinar, Feb. 27

Alabama Cotton: Target Spot Management Webinar, Feb. 27

👤By Ann Chambliss, Alabama Cooperative Extension 🕔Jan 30, 2017

Target spot, which is caused by the fungus Corynespora cassiicola, is an emerging disease in cotton in the Lower and Mid-South in the U.S. Phylogenetically, C. cassiicola isolates collected from cotton across the Lower South are distinct from those collected from other crops,

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Alabama Livestock: Late-Season Drought Causes New Year Issues

Alabama Livestock: Late-Season Drought Causes New Year Issues

👤By Katie Nichols, Alabama Cooperative Extension 🕔Jan 27, 2017

The late-season drought that seized much of Alabama’s crop and pastureland late in 2016 is causing issues for producers in the new year. Though substantial amounts of rain have fallen since nearly 100 percent of the state was battling extreme

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