Alabama Cotton, Soybeans: Biggest Problems Are Plant, Stink Bugs Jun 24, 2022

🕔Jun 24, 2022
We have gotten reports from all cotton producing areas of Alabama this week and the biggest thing going is plant bugs.

Alabama Corn: Irrigating at the Right Time, Rate Jun 21, 2022

🕔Jun 21, 2022
The current heat wave along with the dry spell occurring this week—which may extend through the next couple of weeks—might put corn fields at risk for yield losses if irrigation […]

Alabama Corn: Southern Rust Detected, Southern Counties on High Alert Jun 21, 2022

🕔Jun 21, 2022
Southern corn rust was confirmed in Baldwin County with the help of Regional Extension Agent Guilherme Morata last week. This is the first report of the disease in Alabama in 2022. […]

Alabama Cotton: Be on Watch for Plant Bugs, Spider Mites Jun 17, 2022

🕔Jun 17, 2022
We still have some thrips going in spots here and there, but we are mostly through that window. Plant bugs and spider mites are the biggest calls and reports that […]

A Novel Approach to Preventing Worm Resistance to Bt Crops – Video Jun 16, 2022

🕔Jun 16, 2022
Alabama Extension entomologist Dr. Katelyn Kesheimer and Extension Agent Eddie McGriff discuss Dr. Kesheimer’s novel approach to preventing fall armyworm resistance in Bt crops by flooding the fields with pheromones […]

Alabama Corn: Southern Rust Alert for Southeast Counties Jun 9, 2022

🕔Jun 9, 2022
Southern rust was confirmed in two counties in South Georgia last week and more will follow.  This is a little early for that disease to develop and suggests a real […]

Alabama Extension Scouting Short Course, June 14, 15, 21 Jun 9, 2022

🕔Jun 9, 2022
Crops are greening up, and pests are moving in. It is time for an insect and disease scouting refresher. The Alabama Cooperative Extension System crops team will host the 63rd annual […]

Alabama Cotton: Adult Plant Bugs Moving into Squaring Fields Jun 8, 2022

🕔Jun 8, 2022
Things were pretty quiet last week, but the Alabama Cotton Insect Situation seems to be picking back up this week. We have already gotten a few calls about threshold levels […]

Alabama Cotton: Grasshoppers, Thrips Are Biggest Concerns May 17, 2022

🕔May 17, 2022
Phone calls have started pick up over the past 7 to 10 days and grasshoppers and thrips tend to be the biggest insect issues we are hearing about.

Alabama Corn: Managing Fertilizer Applications to Maximize Net Returns Apr 26, 2022

🕔Apr 26, 2022
Profit maximization should be one of the fundamental goals of any business operation. However, that is not always easy for farmers and maximizing yield often becomes the decision of choice. […]

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