Alabama Field Reports: Moisture Needed to Finish Planting

🕔May 29, 2019Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending May 26, 2019. County Comments Willie Durr, Houston County Hot and dry weather conditions have stopped row crop farmers from finishing their […]

Alabama Wiregrass: Corn Farmers Worried Over Dry Conditions

🕔May 28, 2019Expectations for higher-than-normal May temperatures have Wiregrass corn producers on edge as the spring growing season shapes up to be a dry one.   Brandon Dillard, an Alabama Extension regional […]

Alabama Cotton: How Should We Think About PGRs? – Video

🕔May 22, 2019Initially introduced to the market in the 1970s, plant growth regulators (PGRs) have proven a practical cotton plant canopy and size management tool for producers. Alabama Cooperative Extension System Cotton […]

Alabama Sorghum: Be on Lookout for Sugarcane Aphids

🕔May 22, 2019Sugarcane aphids, Melanaphis sacchari, have been found this week (May 2019) on Johnsongrass in Montgomery County, Alabama. Johnsongrass was surveyed at multiple sites between Dothan and Auburn and only one […]

Alabama Cotton: High Thrips Pressure in Northern Counties

🕔May 22, 2019The cool nights and lower cotton seed vigor has slowed cotton seedling growth making the young cotton plants more susceptible to thrips injury and potential yield loss. They also may […]

Alabama: Growing Industrial Hemp – 8 Points You Absolutely Need to Know

🕔May 22, 2019Update on growing industrial hemp from Kassie Conners, Alabama A&M, Auburn Diagnostic Lab: Industrial hemp plants are allowed to be sold based on the Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) content of the mother […]

Alabama Field Reports: Cotton, Peanut Planting Speed Along

🕔May 21, 2019Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending May 19, 2019. County Comments Shannon Parker, Morgan County Spotty showers hampered drying and some field work. Producers hurried to get cotton […]

Alabama Field Reports: Late Week Rains Slow Planting

🕔May 14, 2019Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending May 12, 2019. County Comments Shannon Parker, Morgan County Rain cut workdays short. Corn planting completed. Some soybeans and cotton planted. Weather […]

Taxes: Does the IRS Consider Your Farm a Hobby or a Business?

🕔May 8, 2019Understanding tax laws and guidelines can help you avoid unexpected tax consequences on your small farm or ranch. “Your tax return has been selected for examination by our office.” These […]

Southern Cover Crop Conference, Auburn, AL, July 16-17

🕔May 8, 2019Alabama Extension and the Auburn University College of Agriculture’s Department of Crop, Soil and Environmental Science are partnering to present the 2019 Southern Cover Crop Conference in Auburn, Alabama July […]

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