Watershed Monitoring: USDA Has $2Mln Available for Farmers in 6 States

🕔Apr 18, 2019USDA is making $2 million available this year to farmers in specific watersheds across Alabama, Arkansas, Kentucky, Missouri, New York, and Washington. NRCS provides technical and financial assistance to farmers […]

Digital Farming: Technology Will Drive Your Farm into the Future – DTN

🕔Apr 17, 2019Henderson Farms put two John Deere 1795 planters out into its north Alabama fields this spring mounting RTK guidance systems. “When you’re pulling the planter on a drawbar with a […]

Alabama Cotton: Dealing with Target Spot, Areolate Mildew Damage

🕔Apr 16, 2019Target spot and areolate mildew—both cotton fungal diseases—can cause widespread early defoliation. According to an Alabama Extension plant pathologist, the target spot is a greater threat to intensively managed cotton, […]

Alabama Field Reports: Planting Progresses Between Rains

🕔Apr 16, 2019Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 14, 2019. County Comments Henry Dorough, Talladega County A week of warm weather brought improved pasture conditions allowing livestock farmers to […]

Alabama Wheat: Head Scab Could Leave You Holding The Bag

🕔Apr 15, 2019Fusarium Head Blight, also know as head scab, can be devastating when it occurs. The U.S. wheat industry loss over three billion dollars due to head scab in the 1990s. […]

Alabama Cotton: Grasshoppers – A Sporadic Pest of Seedlings

🕔Apr 15, 2019Grasshoppers have been a sporadic pest of seedling cotton for ten or more years. This problem emerged as a result of the conservation movement to reduced tillage. Certain seasons seem […]

Alabama Cotton: Insect Management Tips for 2019

🕔Apr 15, 2019I want to point out where we are with the management and control of some of our major insect pests and highlight some things we need to be aware of […]

Alabama Wheat: High Risk of Scab

🕔Apr 15, 2019There is a high scab risk in southwest and western Alabama with a medium risk in southeast and eastern Alabama. Wheat throughout this area, particularly in southwest Alabama is well […]

Alabama: Cotton Blue Disease – A Concern for Growers Going Into 2019 Crop

🕔Apr 12, 2019With an estimated farm gate income of $325 million and yield of 899 pounds lint per acre on 470,000 acres in 2018, cotton is Alabama’s most economically important agronomic crop. […]

Georgia: Pest Management Training, Dalton, May 3

🕔Apr 9, 2019At the Pest Manager Training planned for Friday, May 3 in Dalton, GA, attendees can learn about the pest management industry and earn recertification credits of several types: 5 hours […]

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