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Dicamba Rules: Confused? Remember, State Regs Outweigh Federal – DTN

Dicamba Rules: Confused? Remember, State Regs Outweigh Federal – DTN

👤By Emily Unglesbee DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Oct 20, 2017

If you’re feeling a little confused about the EPA’s new rules on dicamba for 2018, you’re not alone.  Last week, EPA made some dicamba herbicides restricted use pesticides (RUP) and issued new labels for them, with tighter use restrictions. We’ve

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Alabama Wheat: Ryegrass Control Options

Alabama Wheat: Ryegrass Control Options

👤By Joyce Tredaway Ducar, Alabama Cooperative Extension Sepcialist 🕔Oct 18, 2017

​Ryegrass continues to be a problem in wheat each year due to resistance to more herbicides, timing of applications, and weather conditions. Last year, we looked at several herbicides applied delayed-PRE that were promising for ryegrass control but this year

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Alabama Field Reports: Harvest Hurries Along, Minimal Damage from Nate

Alabama Field Reports: Harvest Hurries Along, Minimal Damage from Nate

👤From USDA 🕔Oct 17, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 15, 2017. County Comments Henry Dorough, Talladega County Hurricane Nate brought high winds and plenty of rain to the area early last week but caused relatively minimal damage to crops. Cotton

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Alabama: 4 Tractor Safety Tips for Harvest Season

Alabama: 4 Tractor Safety Tips for Harvest Season

👤By Katie Smith, Alabama Cooperative Extension 🕔Oct 17, 2017

Harvest season hustles on in Alabama. Jimmy Jones, Alabama Cooperative Extension System coordinator in Henry County, offers a few important safety reminders for all tractor operators and farm families during harvest season. Farmers have likely heard these safety tips before, but they are

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Alabama Field Reports: Cotton, Peanut Harvests Sped Up Ahead of Nate

Alabama Field Reports: Cotton, Peanut Harvests Sped Up Ahead of Nate

👤From USDA 🕔Oct 10, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 8, 2017. County Comments Willie Durr, Houston County Hurricane Nate caused peanut producers to work day and night to get as much harvesting done as possible. Peanut producers dug and picked

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North Alabama Wheat: 20 Production Practices for Higher Yields

North Alabama Wheat: 20 Production Practices for Higher Yields

👤By Eddie McGriff, Alabama Regional Extension Agent 🕔Oct 9, 2017

1. Plant High Quality Seed Farmers think they are saving money by planting bin-run wheat seed, but often it costs them money. Research has shown when a farmer’s seed is of good quality (free of weed seed, undamaged by insects,

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Alabama: Farmers Hustle to Harvest Ahead of Nate

Alabama: Farmers Hustle to Harvest Ahead of Nate

👤By Katie Nichols, Alabama Cooperative Extension 🕔Oct 6, 2017

A westward shift in the projected track of Tropical Storm Nate is putting Alabama producers—and their fall crops—in the line of fire. Producers in south Alabama are putting noses to the grindstone and harvesting peanuts and sweet potatoes into the

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Alabama: Row Crops Short Course, Auburn, Dec. 12-13

Alabama: Row Crops Short Course, Auburn, Dec. 12-13

👤By Katie Nichols, Alabama Cooperative Extension 🕔Oct 4, 2017

The Alabama Cooperative Extension System is working with Auburn University’s Department of Crop, Soil and Environmental Sciences to bring Alabama farmers the Row Crops Short Course. The short course will be held at the Auburn University Hotel and Dixon Conference Center Dec.

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Alabama Field Reports: Peanut Harvest Ramps Up, Cotton Should Begin Soon

Alabama Field Reports: Peanut Harvest Ramps Up, Cotton Should Begin Soon

👤From USDA 🕔Oct 3, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 1, 2017. County Comments Dan Porch, Blount County Warm dry weather pushed row crops along toward maturity. Tomato harvest winding down as are most summer vegetable crops. It was a good

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Mississippi: 34 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Flooding

Mississippi: 34 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Flooding

👤From USDA 🕔Oct 3, 2017

USDA has designated 34 counties in Mississippi as primary natural disaster areas due to losses and damages caused by extreme rainfall, flooding and flash flooding that occurred from April 1, 2017, and continues. Those counties are: Adams George Lamar Smith

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