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Alabama Cotton: Still Time to Re-Plant

Alabama Cotton: Still Time to Re-Plant

👤By Trey Cutts, Alabama Cooperative Extension 🕔May 23, 2017

Some Areas of Central Alabama experienced extremely heavy rainfall, as seen in the graphic below, over this past Saturday night (May 20-21) and heavy rain is forecasted for the next 2 days. This may cause the need for some localized

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Alabama Field Reports: Needed Rains Halt Planting

Alabama Field Reports: Needed Rains Halt Planting

👤From USDA 🕔May 22, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending May 21, 2017. County Comments Tim Malone, Marion County We received much needed rain this week. We are done planting cotton, but the cool weather is hindering growth. Corn is looking good. 

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Alabama: Crop Scouting School, Autaugaville, June 6

Alabama: Crop Scouting School, Autaugaville, June 6

👤By Christy Hicks, Auburn University, Southeast Alabama Regional Extension Agent 🕔May 19, 2017

The Alabama Cooperative Extension System will host a Crop Scouting School on June 6 beginning at 8 a.m. at the Autauga County Extension Office located at 2226 Hwy 14 W in Autaugaville.  Speakers will include Ron Smith, Tim Reed, and Barry

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Alabama Field Reports: Planting Speeds Along, Wheat Looks Good

Alabama Field Reports: Planting Speeds Along, Wheat Looks Good

👤From USDA 🕔May 15, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending May 14, 2017. County Comments Tim Malone, Marion County Wheat is looking really good. Cotton planting should finish up this week. Reports on first cutting hay yields are varying from great to

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Florida: Tri-State Agronomic Scout School, Marianna, June 8

Florida: Tri-State Agronomic Scout School, Marianna, June 8

👤By Ethan Carter, University of Florida 🕔May 15, 2017

The Jackson County Extension Office in collaboration with specialists from Auburn University and the University of Georgia will host a Tri-State Agronomic Scout School on June 8, 2017. The meeting will take place at the Jackson County Agricultural Conference Center

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Midsouth Cotton: Big Planting Push Ahead Of Next Rain – AgFax

Midsouth Cotton: Big Planting Push Ahead Of Next Rain – AgFax

👤By Owen Taylor 🕔May 11, 2017

Cotton planting picked up on a wider basis after rain in cold weather shut down most activity.

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Southeast Cotton: Grasshoppers Post Clear Threat In Places – AgFax

Southeast Cotton: Grasshoppers Post Clear Threat In Places – AgFax

👤By Owen Taylor 🕔May 11, 2017

Emerging cotton is extremely susceptible to grasshoppers. In this case, size matters.

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Alabama Cotton: Thrips and Grasshoppers Need Attention

Alabama Cotton: Thrips and Grasshoppers Need Attention

👤By Ron Smith, Auburn University 🕔May 9, 2017

Early season cotton seedling insect activity is heating up. Both grasshoppers and thrips need attention this week (May 8-12).

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Alabama Field Reports: Needed Rains Slow Field Work, Some Areas Still Dry

Alabama Field Reports: Needed Rains Slow Field Work, Some Areas Still Dry

👤From USDA 🕔May 8, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending May 7, 2017. County Comments Joshua Melson, Lawrence County We are still facing dry conditions. The concern at this point is for the second cutting of hay. First cuttings for most producers

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Alabama: 17 Ag Estate Planning Workshops in June, July

Alabama: 17 Ag Estate Planning Workshops in June, July

👤By Justin Miller, Alabama Cooperative Extension 🕔May 8, 2017

Farmers and landowners often have a lot of questions when they consider how to deal with land as they begin the estate planning process. Who will manage the land and pay the taxes? Will children get along after the death of

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