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Alabama: Soybean Rust Spreading, Fields Passed R5 Should Be Safe

Alabama: Soybean Rust Spreading, Fields Passed R5 Should Be Safe

👤By Ann Chambliss, Alabama Cooperative Extension 🕔Aug 23, 2017

Soybean rust (SBR) has now been detected in 33 of the 67 counties in the state. The disease has been found in both commercial soybeans and in kudzu patches as far north as Cullman and Morgan counties. If you would

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Alabama Cotton: Controlling Silverleaf Whitefly

Alabama Cotton: Controlling Silverleaf Whitefly

👤By Ron Smith, Auburn University Extension Entomologist 🕔Aug 22, 2017

The silverleaf whitefly is a devastating economic pest of cotton. A multi-county area surrounding Tifton, GA was heavily infested in 2016. In 2017, this infested area has spread over much of the 1.3 million acres of cotton planted in Georgia.

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Alabama Field Reports: Corn Harvest Underway, Good Yields So Far

Alabama Field Reports: Corn Harvest Underway, Good Yields So Far

👤From USDA 🕔Aug 22, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending August 20, 2017. County Comments Dan Porch, Blount County  Hot, humid, and dry weather was the norm across the area for the week. Seeing disease and insect pressure on vegetable crops. Worm

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Alabama Peanuts: Crop Benefiting from Wet Summer

Alabama Peanuts: Crop Benefiting from Wet Summer

👤By David Reardon, Alabama Cooperative Extension 🕔Aug 18, 2017

One year removed from a drought of epic proportions, Alabama peanut farmers are happy with the rainier summer of 2017. Though wet conditions can cause a separate set of issues, peanuts are looking very strong thus far. According to the

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Cotton – Midsouth – Bollworms Continue To Vex Bollgard 2 Cotton – AgFax

Cotton – Midsouth – Bollworms Continue To Vex Bollgard 2 Cotton – AgFax

👤By Owen Taylor 🕔Aug 18, 2017

Bollworm sprays continue in dual-gene cotton where necessary, and applications are being made in areas in the upper Delta where that’s a rarity.

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Cotton – Southeast – Georgia’s Whitefly Problems Intensify – AgFax

Cotton – Southeast – Georgia’s Whitefly Problems Intensify – AgFax

👤By Owen Taylor 🕔Aug 18, 2017

Where whitefly are spreading, lack of quick product availability has become an ongoing issue. Both of the main insect growth regulators (IGRs) have either been in short supply or unavailable. We’re told that it might require some effort to find second-tier

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Alabama: 11 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Flooding

Alabama: 11 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Flooding

👤From USDA 🕔Aug 17, 2017

In response to a request from Jacqueline McCloud, Farm Service Agency’s (FSA) acting State Executive Director in Alabama, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has designated 11 counties in Alabama as primary natural disaster areas due to losses and damages caused

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Alabama Peanuts: Caterpillar Numbers on the Rise

Alabama Peanuts: Caterpillar Numbers on the Rise

👤By Ayanava Majumdar and Kris Balkcom, Alabama Cooperative Extension Specialists 🕔Aug 15, 2017

The Alabama Peanut IPM program conducts routine pest monitoring using sticky wing traps from various locations statewide. Based on trap catches from May to August 2017, it is evident that the above-normal rains in June and July disrupted moth activity

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Alabama Field Reports: Corn Harvest Progresses Slowly Between Rains

Alabama Field Reports: Corn Harvest Progresses Slowly Between Rains

👤From USDA 🕔Aug 15, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending August 13, 2017. County Comments Thomas Atkinson, Madison County  All of our row crops appear to be above average to date. Unless we have an early frost, we should be in great

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Alabama Peanuts: Caterpillars On The Rise

Alabama Peanuts: Caterpillars On The Rise

👤By Ayanava Majumdar, Extension Entomologist, and Kris Balkcom, Extension Agronomist, Auburn University 🕔Aug 13, 2017

The Alabama Peanut IPM program conducts routine pest monitoring using sticky wing traps from various locations statewide. Based on trap catches from May to August 2017, it is evident that the above-normal rains in June and July disrupted moth activity

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