Alabama Field Reports: Spotty Thunderstorms, Crops Doing Well

🕔Jul 10, 2018Crop progress for the Week Ending July 8, 2018. Shane Seay, Limestone County “Although the entire county is not receiving rain every day, some portion is seeing pop up thunderstorms […]

Alabama Bt Crops: Corn Earworms, Cotton Bollworms Building Resistance

🕔Jul 6, 2018Cotton bollworms and corn earworms are outpacing science’s ability to slip through genetically engineered crops. The introduction of genetic engineering in cotton was game-changing for producers. Even more so was […]

Alabama Field Reports: Crops Look Good with Recent Rains

🕔Jul 3, 2018Crop Progress and Conditions for the Week Ending July 1, 2018. County Comments Dan Porch, Blount County Heavy afternoon showers were frequent during the week, row crops are looking good […]

Alabama Peanuts: Moth Activity Rising, Scout for Caterpillars

🕔Jun 28, 2018It is time to scout peanuts again and prevent insect outbreaks with timely intervention! Excessive rain in May slowed moth activity, but we have detected a sudden increase in pest […]

Alabama Field Reports: Hit and Miss Showers – High Disease Pressure

🕔Jun 26, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending June 24, 2018. County Comments Dan Porch, Blount County County received some rainfall over the weekend but is still in need of […]

Alabama Cotton: Heavy Plant Bug Season May Become Reality

🕔Jun 21, 2018The rainfall in the past month has kept tarnished plant bugs’ primary wild host, daisy fleabane, fresh and it appears that 2 generations have developed on fleabane. In mid May, […]

Alabama Field Reports: Crops Look Good, Some Heat Stress

🕔Jun 19, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending June 17, 2018. County Comments Tim Malone, Marion County Parts of the county received some much needed rain. Cotton looks really good, […]

Alabama Cotton: Plant Bug Management – Bollworm Problems

🕔Jun 19, 2018A few fields of Tennessee Valley cotton were planted the week of April 23. These fields began squaring during the week of June 4 and tarnished plant bugs (TPB) were […]

Alabama: Pattern Tile Drainage – Improving Soggy Soils

🕔Jun 12, 2018Pattern tile drainage is a practice Midwestern producers have long employed on farm operations. Now, some Alabama producers with soggy soils are laying pattern tile in hopes of more manageable […]

Alabama Field Reports: Hot and Sunny – Wheat Harvest

🕔Jun 11, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending June 10, 2018. County Comments Tim Malone, Marion County We had a good week for wheat and hay harvest, but we need […]

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