Alabama Cotton: Sorting Through New Dicamba Requirements Nov 17, 2020

🕔Nov 17, 2020
On October 27, EPA issued new labels for dicamba products Engenia, Xtendimax, and Tavium for use over-the-top in dicamba-tolerant crops. These new labels expire Dec 20, 2025.

Alabama Cotton Insects: By The Numbers Nov 17, 2020

🕔Nov 17, 2020
Acres Planted: 444,948 Fields Planted: 22,000 Average Field Size: Average Field Size by County: Smallest: Randolph – 7.1 acres Largest: Lowndes – 46.0 acres Estimated Percent Yield Loss Statewide to: […]

Alabama Cotton Outcome: Not Surprisingly, Quality Takes A Hit Nov 17, 2020

🕔Nov 17, 2020
Situation. The initial (August) USDA estimate for Alabama predicted an average yield of 981 lb/A. September and October brought downward adjustments to 976 and 960 lb/A, respectively, while this week’s […]

Alabama: Yara North America Hosts Upcoming Crop Nutrition Meeting Nov 17, 2020

🕔Nov 17, 2020
Yara North America will host a Crop Nutrition Meeting December 2, 2020 at Calhoun Community College 6250 HWY 31 North Tanner, AL.  The event will be held at the College’s […]

Alabama: Two Alabama Counties Named Primary Natural Disaster Areas Nov 4, 2020

🕔Nov 4, 2020
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated two Alabama counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers in Baldwin and Mobile counties who suffered losses caused by excessive wind, flash flooding and excessive […]

Alabama Cotton: How Did Insects Impact This Year’s Crop? Oct 13, 2020

🕔Oct 13, 2020
Alabama was expected to yield in the neighborhood of 900 lb/A statewide prior to Hurricane Sally. However, even before Sally numerous cloudy, wet days had already caused some level of […]

Alabama: Make Cover Crop Planting a Priority This Harvest Season Oct 13, 2020

🕔Oct 13, 2020
Cover crops are an investment much like any other input for agricultural operations. In order for producers to get the most out of their investment, cover crops should be managed […]

Alabama Cotton: Abundant Boll Rot, Hardlock from Excessive Rains Oct 13, 2020

🕔Oct 13, 2020
The initial (August) USDA estimate for Alabama cotton predicted an average yield of 981 lb/A with a total of 950,000 bales from 465,000 acres. The September report had downward adjustments […]

Alabama: Sprayer Calibration Made Simple Oct 1, 2020

🕔Oct 1, 2020
Whether you’re planning to make a spray application in row crops or you’re controlling weeds in pastures, proper equipment calibration is essential in any pest management program. Basic calibration involves […]

Alabama: Soybean Insect Report Sep 30, 2020

🕔Sep 30, 2020
We keep hearing reports of velvetbean caterpillar (VBC) in parts of north Alabama, in particular the Sand Mountain region. This pest isn’t difficult to control but can cause serious damage. […]

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