Alabama Cotton: When Should You Apply Harvest Aids? Sep 16, 2021

🕔Sep 16, 2021
Harvest aids have several main functions, including crop defoliation, boll opening and regrowth suppression. A lot of logistical factors influence the timing of harvest aid application, but there are several […]

Alabama Cotton, Peanuts: Late Season Disease Considerations Sep 16, 2021

🕔Sep 16, 2021
As cotton and peanut producers begin to plan their defoliation and digging dates, diseases continue to be active in Alabama. In peanuts, early and late spots and white mold continue […]

Alabama Soybeans: Taproot Decline Emerging as New Problem Sep 14, 2021

🕔Sep 14, 2021
Taproot decline (TRD) is appearing in more soybean fields at higher levels than in previous years based on recent observations in Alabama. Taproot decline is caused by the fungus Xylaria necrophora, […]

Alabama Cotton: Dealing with Sulfur Deficiency – Video Aug 20, 2021

🕔Aug 20, 2021
Sulfur deficiency is one of the most common nutrient deficiencies in cotton in North Alabama. Alabama Extension soil scientist Dr. Audrey Gamble and Eddie McGriff discuss sulfur deficiency and symptoms […]

Alabama Peanuts: What to Know About Tomato Spotted Wilt Virus Aug 20, 2021

🕔Aug 20, 2021
Tomato spotted wilt (TSW), caused by tomato spotted wilt virus (TSWV; Family Bunyaviridae; Genus Tospovirus), is an important disease of field, vegetable, and ornamental crops grown in temperate and subtropical regions worldwide. TSWV has […]

Alabama Cotton: Stink Bugs Taking Over but Plant Bugs Still a Problem Aug 19, 2021

🕔Aug 19, 2021
As the calendar turns to August the Alabama Cotton Insect Situation has really started to heat up. Plant bugs are still heavy in spots statewide, but stink bugs are becoming more and more […]

Alabama Cotton: Weather Ripe for Disease Development, Stemphylium Leaf Spot Active Aug 19, 2021

🕔Aug 19, 2021
Warm, wet weather will continue to drive disease pressure in August, especially target spot and areolate mildew in cotton. As of August 11, target spot has been confirmed in several […]

Alabama: Now Is a Good Time to Troubleshoot Problem Areas Aug 4, 2021

🕔Aug 4, 2021
August is a good time to diagnose those problem areas in your field. Nematode numbers are at a peak, so it is a good time to take a nematode and […]

Alabama Cotton: Scouting and Controlling Stink Bugs – Videos Jul 30, 2021

🕔Jul 30, 2021
Stinkbugs are among our most damaging cotton pests. Growers need to be scouting for them and other pests, such as the clouded plant bug, as cotton is in bloom. Alabama […]

Alabama Soybeans: How Big a Threat Are Fall Armyworms? – Video Jul 30, 2021

🕔Jul 30, 2021
Alabama Extension entomologist Dr. Scott Graham and Eddie McGriff discuss the widespread infestation of fall armyworms (FAWs) across the South and their threat to soybeans, especially late-planted soybeans. Also, we […]

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