Alabama Field Reports: Cotton, Peanut Planting Speed Along

🕔May 21, 2019Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending May 19, 2019. County Comments Shannon Parker, Morgan County Spotty showers hampered drying and some field work. Producers hurried to get cotton […]

Alabama Field Reports: Late Week Rains Slow Planting

🕔May 14, 2019Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending May 12, 2019. County Comments Shannon Parker, Morgan County Rain cut workdays short. Corn planting completed. Some soybeans and cotton planted. Weather […]

Taxes: Does the IRS Consider Your Farm a Hobby or a Business?

🕔May 8, 2019Understanding tax laws and guidelines can help you avoid unexpected tax consequences on your small farm or ranch. “Your tax return has been selected for examination by our office.” These […]

Southern Cover Crop Conference, Auburn, AL, July 16-17

🕔May 8, 2019Alabama Extension and the Auburn University College of Agriculture’s Department of Crop, Soil and Environmental Science are partnering to present the 2019 Southern Cover Crop Conference in Auburn, Alabama July […]

Alabama Field Reports: Corn Planting Wraps Up, Cotton Takes Off

🕔May 7, 2019Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending May 5, 2019. County Comments Gina Harris, Blount County Corn planting is complete and most has emerged and look good. Peanut and […]

Alabama Cotton: Thrips Predictor Model Helps Make Management Decisions

🕔May 7, 2019Spring and warmer weather sends producers to the fields in droves, planting and making decisions about the upcoming growing season. Researchers at North Carolina State University helped to remove some […]

Alabama Corn: Options for Controlling Morningglory

🕔May 1, 2019The most troublesome weed for most corn growers in North Alabama is the annual morningglory. The backbone of our morning-glory weed control program is atrazine, but often atrazine alone will […]

Alabama Cotton: Expect Heavy Thrips Pressure in Northern Counties

🕔May 1, 2019The Thrips Infestation Predicator for Cotton (TIPS) model uses planting date, temperature, rainfall and knowledge of when and how intense thrips infestations will be to predict risk of thrips injury […]

Alabama Field Reports: Cotton, Peanut Planting Taking Off

🕔Apr 30, 2019Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 28, 2019. County Comments James Jones, Henry County Received much needed rainfall to get started planting and activate herbicides for peanuts […]

Alabama Field Reports: Wet Conditions Slow Planting

🕔Apr 23, 2019Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 21, 2019. County Comments Dan Porch, Blount County The week began and finished wet. Cool season forages growing well as temperatures […]

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