Soybeans in Alabama can be damaged by various nematodes with root-knot, soybean cyst and reniform nematodes the most common culprits. Soil samples are the best way to correctly determine if […]
They always say, “there are no two growing seasons alike,” and 2021 was no exception. Spring rains across much of Alabama pushed back planting, causing a lot of “late” cotton. […]
A monster that lives by eating the dead is hiding underground, and it has developed a taste for soybeans. For the past two years, Arkansas Agricultural Experiment Station researchers have […]
A lawsuit against USDA challenging the Beef Checkoff program will be allowed to continue after a federal court on Wednesday denied the agency’s motion to dismiss. Ranchers-Cattlemen Action Legal Fund, […]
Southeast Cotton: End of Season Comments Sep 24, 2021
The Southeast is nearing the end of a late season. With stink bugs and other pests still lingering, growers anticipate defoliation.
Southeast Cotton: Pest Management Finally Winds Down Sep 17, 2021
The need for insect control is finally coming to an end in the Southeast. Stink bugs are still challenging later-planted cotton, but good weather is encouraging quick maturity and a long-awaited defoliation.
Alabama Cotton: When Should You Apply Harvest Aids? Sep 16, 2021
Harvest aids have several main functions, including crop defoliation, boll opening and regrowth suppression. A lot of logistical factors influence the timing of harvest aid application, but there are several […]
As cotton and peanut producers begin to plan their defoliation and digging dates, diseases continue to be active in Alabama. In peanuts, early and late spots and white mold continue […]
Taproot decline (TRD) is appearing in more soybean fields at higher levels than in previous years based on recent observations in Alabama. Taproot decline is caused by the fungus Xylaria necrophora, […]
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