Alabama Cotton: Keep Watch for Blue Disease

🕔May 16, 2018​Blue disease, which is caused by the aphid transmitted virus cotton leafroll dwarf, was tenatively identified in cotton collected in Barbour and Henry Co in 2017. Cotton with similar symptoms […]

Alabama Fields: Dry – Planting Where Able

🕔May 15, 2018Crop Progress and Conditions for the Week Ending May 13, 2018. County Comments Willie Durr, Houston County Peanuts are being planted at a higher rate than cotton at this time. […]

Alabama Cotton, Peanuts: Dryland Herbicide Applications Under Hot, Dry Conditions

🕔May 14, 2018In recent weeks, most of the south Alabama was warm and dry, mostly dry. We have not had any rainfall for over two weeks in a row and this is taking a […]

Alabama Soybeans: Planting Date Effect on Yields

🕔May 14, 2018The optimum time to plant indeterminate soybeans in north Alabama is mid-April through the first week in May if soil temperatures and environmental conditions are suitable. Soil temperatures should be […]

Alabama Soybeans: How Sensitive Is Your Variety to Sharpen and Verdict?

🕔May 14, 2018Many if not most fields where full season soybeans will be planted have already had a burndown herbicide applied. Wheat harvest is just around the corner and double cropped soybean […]

Alabama Cotton: Bollworm Management Options in 2 Gene Crops

🕔May 14, 2018Problems with damaging levels of escape bollworms were observed in 2017 on two gene cotton in numerous fields throughout the state. At harvest time, worm damaged bolls were noticed by […]

Alabama Cotton: Tips for Bollworm Scouting on 2 Gene Crops

🕔May 11, 2018If you had an economic problem with escape bollworms on 2 gene cotton in 2017 and anticipate the problem in 2018, consider a 3 gene variety.

Alabama Field Reports: Cotton, Peanut Planting in Full Gear

🕔May 7, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending May 6, 2018. County Comments Allie Corcoran, Barbour County Cotton planting continued. Peanut planting began and moved along quickly with the dry […]

Alabama Corn: Sulfur and Magnesium – Key Nutrients for Crop Development

🕔May 2, 2018We have been intensely tissue sampling corn over the last two years in north Alabama and the two nutrients that have been consistently deficient are sulfur (or there have been […]

Alabama Cotton: Bollworm Management on 2 Gene Crops – 2018

🕔May 1, 2018Problems with damaging levels of escape bollworms were observed in 2017 on two gene cotton in numerous fields throughout the state. At harvest time, worm damaged bolls were noticed by […]

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