Alabama Field Reports: Harvest Continues in Dry Conditions Oct 15, 2019

🕔Oct 15, 2019Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 13, 2019. County Comments Gina Harris, Blount County Most producers will not be able to get a third cutting of hay. […]

Alabama: Producers Harvest Crops Despite Widespread Drought Oct 11, 2019

🕔Oct 11, 2019Widespread drought continues in Alabama, as nearly 84 percent of the state is in severe drought. In fact, 55 percent of the state’s soil and subsoil moisture is reported to […]

Alabama: 2 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas to Drought Oct 10, 2019

🕔Oct 10, 2019Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated two Alabama counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers in Chilton and Shelby counties who suffered losses due to recent drought may be eligible for […]

Alabama Field Reports: Harvest Pushes Ahead in Hot, Dry Conditions Oct 7, 2019

🕔Oct 7, 2019Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 6, 2019. County Comments David West, Calhoun County Calhoun County experienced record-setting highs all week. Breezy, hot, and dry. Pastures were […]

Alabama Field Reports: Harvest Continues as Drought Intensifies Oct 1, 2019

🕔Oct 1, 2019Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending September 29, 2019. County Comments Gina Harris, Blount County Some areas of the county received rain Friday evening, but most areas received […]

Alabama: Nitrogen On Cereal Cover Crops – Does It Help? Sep 26, 2019

🕔Sep 26, 2019A winter cover crop can benefit the soil and/or subsequent crop, but cover crops are not harvested for feed or sold as a commodity (Fig. 1). Cover crop benefits include […]

Alabama Peanuts: Making Pest Decisions In Late Fields Sep 25, 2019

🕔Sep 25, 2019Although many crops are close to harvest and treating those crops may not make sense, the drought conditions in the eastern half of the state have worsened in recent weeks […]

Alabama Industrial Hemp Program Registration Opens in Oct. Sep 25, 2019

🕔Sep 25, 2019Registration for the 2020 Alabama Industrial Hemp Program opens Oct 7. Growers, processors, handlers and universities will have until Nov. 14 to submit applications. Documentation Required Dennis Delaney, team leader […]

Alabama Field Reports: Corn, Peanut Harvest Going (Mostly) Smoothly Sep 24, 2019

🕔Sep 24, 2019Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending September 22, 2019. County Comments Tim Malone, Winston County Peanut and corn harvest is going well. Cotton harvest will start soon. Pastures […]

Alabama: Widespread Soybean Rust a Threat to Late Fields Sep 23, 2019

🕔Sep 23, 2019Soybean rust has been detected in 43 of the state’s 67 counties. The rust pathogen, Phakospora pachyrhiza, has been found in commercial fields as far north as Limestone, Madison and DeKalb counties […]

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