Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending August 29, 2018. County Comments Allie Corcoran, Barbour County Corn harvest came to a halt earlier this week due to rains. Other […]
A bit more cotton is opening in the lower Southeast. Usually, that signifies that the end is just over the horizon. But with so much of the 2018 crop planted late, […]
Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending August 12, 2018. County Comments Dan Porch, Blount County A few showers brought much-needed rainfall to some locations, while others missed it. […]
As Farm Bill discussions continue in Washington, D.C., producers wait for the direction a new bill will bring to the agricultural sector. Without a completed Farm Bill, producers are operating […]
Cotton continues to run noticeably ahead of schedule through much of the region, plus the crop looks quite promising.
August is the month when Alabama soybean producers typically make the most foliar applications of insecticides to soybeans. The primary targets of these applications are stink bugs (SB’s) and caterpillars. […]
Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending August 5, 2018. County Comments Tim Malone, Marion County Still hot and dry. Double crop beans are hurting bad in this heat […]
There have been many producer complaints about snail and slug issues in row crops. Snails and slugs can cause direct crop damage and contamination in severe cases. Snails produce an […]
The insect caused havoc in 2017 in Georgia and parts of Alabama. Will it be a factor in late-planted cotton this year?
When cotton reaches the fourth or fifth week of bloom, the few bad insects such as escape bollworms, plant bugs, or especially stink bugs, in the southern cotton growing areas […]