As the 2021 cotton production season approaches, it is time to start preparing for thrips management. Thrips are the dominate insect pest of seedling cotton in Alabama. Each year, thrips […]
Cherokee County farmer/ginner Rich Lindsey and Extension Agent Eddie McGriff look back at the 2020 cotton crop in NE Alabama on this edition of On The Farm in Alabama.
Cherokee County, Alabama cotton farmer Nick McMichen and I discuss his on-farm thrips control trial where he increased his yields almost 170 lbs/acre and net return over $100/acre using the […]
Alabama Extension weed scientist Dr. Steve Li gives an update on which glyphosate products that can be used along with the new dicamba formulations.
On this edition of On The Farm in Alabama, Alabama corn yield record holder at 355 bushels per acre Chad Henderson and Regional Extension Agent Eddie McGriff discuss planter maintenance […]
In this edition of On The Farm in Alabama, Alabama Extension entomologist Dr. Scott Graham and regional Extension agent Eddie McGriff discuss thrips control in cotton and the yield increases […]
On the latest edition of On The Farm in Alabama, Alabama Extension cotton specialist Dr. Steve Brown and Eddie McGriff discuss cotton seed coat fragments and their effect on lint […]
Efficacy of Thrips Management Options for Reducing Damage and Preserving Cotton Yields. Studies were conducted at the Prattville Agricultural Research Unit (PARU) in Prattville, AL and at the Tennessee Valley […]
The Auburn Cotton Entomology team conducted several research trials in 2020 to help us continue to refine the “Cotton IPM System.” Attached is a short summary of some of our […]
Alabama: Cotton Situation Feb 16, 2021
The final numbers on the 2020 crop are not altogether final, but it appears that the 28 Alabama gins will process about 700,000 bales from last year’s crop. Converting to […]