Alabama Cotton: Blue Disease Present – Scout Closely, Submit Samples

🕔Jul 17, 2019Extension professionals have already confirmed the presence of Cotton leafroll dwarf virus (CLRDV)—the causal agent of cotton blue disease — on multiple research substations across Alabama. The aphid-transmitted disease has […]

Alabama: Precision Ag Workshop, Birmingham, July 30

🕔Jul 17, 2019The Alabama Cooperative Extension System precision agriculture team invites Alabama producers and crop consultants to attend a precision ag field day July 30 at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens. Participants will […]

Alabama Field Reports: Barry Brings Welcome Rains, More Needed

🕔Jul 16, 2019Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending July 14, 2019. County Comments Belinda Woods, Cullman County County received 1-2 inches of rain due to tropical storm this weekend, but […]

Alabama: Brown Marmorated, Red Banded Stink Bugs Prevalent in 2019

🕔Jul 12, 2019Each year brings new challenges to the field. Whether it be a crop pest or significant weather events, producers are always adapting inputs and timing to maximize efficiency and yield. […]

Alabama Field Reports: Heat, Drought Stressing Crops

🕔Jul 9, 2019Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending June 7, 2019. County Comments Gina Harris, Blount County Showers have been scattered, with some locations receiving more than an inch and […]

Alabama: Precision Ag Field Day, Birmingham, July 30

🕔Jul 5, 2019The Alabama Cooperative Extension System precision agriculture team invites Alabama producers and crop consultants to attend a precision ag field day July 30 at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens. Participants will […]

Alabama Cotton: Expect a Challenging Month for Insect Pests

🕔Jul 5, 2019July may be a challenging month for insect control in Alabama cotton. Multiple pests will likely have to be dealt with.  These include plant bugs, aphids, spider mites, stink bugs […]

Alabama: Dale County Designated Natural Disaster Area from Michael

🕔Jul 3, 2019Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated Dale County, Alabama, as a primary natural disaster area. Producers who suffered losses caused significant rainfall, wind and flooding as a result of Hurricane Michael, […]

Alabama Field Reports: Crops Stressed in Dry Conditions

🕔Jul 2, 2019Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending June 30, 2019. County Comments Tyler Sandlin, Lauderdale County Sporadic rainfall has occurred for much of the area with some areas receiving […]

Alabama Cotton: Plant Bugs Demand Attention — Now

🕔Jun 25, 2019Insect wise, we still have plants with heavy thrips damage that may be as mature as the 9th node. However, these plants are growing and I would suggest we focus […]

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