Alabama Field Reports: Good Corn Planting Progress, Cotton, Peanuts Delayed

🕔Apr 23, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 22, 2018. County Comments Willie Durr, Houston County Cooler than normal soil temperatures persist in the Wiregrass area causing row crop […]

Alabama: 2018 Crop Budgets Available

🕔Apr 19, 2018Successful farming requires careful planning, and the Alabama Cooperative Extension System has tools to make that job easier for producers.  Extension’s annual enterprise budgets help producers make the best decisions possible for […]

Alabama: Tariffs Cause Worry Among Farmers

🕔Apr 17, 2018Recent trade discussions between the United States and China have Alabama producers like Stewart McGill cautious about the future markets of crops. China recently announced a 25 percent tariff on […]

Alabama Field Reports: Cotton, Peanut Planting Ready to Take Off

🕔Apr 16, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 15, 2018. County Comments Willie Durr, Houston County Fieldwork continues in the Wiregrass in preparation for planting cotton and peanuts. Very […]

Alabama: How Will Burndown Herbicides Work with Low Temps?

🕔Apr 11, 2018Some areas of Alabama have been experiencing temperatures in the 30’s this last week and forecasters say that more cold weather is to come. This is also the time to […]

Alabama Field Reports: Good Corn Planting Progress Where Not Too Wet

🕔Apr 10, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 8, 2018. County Comments Dan Porch, Blount County Cool soil conditions continued. Plastic was laid for early tomatoes and other summer […]

Alabama Field Reports: Corn Planting Getting Off the Ground

🕔Apr 3, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 1, 2018. County Comments Dan Porch, Blount County Cold and wet weather conditions continued. Cool season forages are looking good. The […]

Alabama: 2 Cover Crop Field Days, March 23, 27

🕔Mar 6, 2018Dates are set for cover crop field days in central and south Alabama. Producers in the southeastern corner of Alabama will have an opportunity to attend a cover crop field […]

Alabama: Peach Blooms and Potential for Blossom Blight

🕔Feb 28, 2018What a difference a year (and adequate chill) makes.  Unlike last year, when peach trees struggled to bloom due to the lack of chill, there is no shortage of blooms […]

Alabama: Additional Auxin Training, Hollywood, March 6

🕔Feb 13, 2018There are several growers in NE Alabama that were not able to attend the Auxin training in Centre or Cullman. Tyler Sandlin, Alabama Extension crop specialist, and I have scheduled […]

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