Alabama Soybeans: Tariffs Initiate Market Shift, Cause Concern

🕔Aug 9, 2018As 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 […]

Tax Cuts, Jobs Act: What are the Benefits for Farmers?

🕔Jul 27, 2018Robert Tufts, a visiting professor with the Alabama Cooperative Extension System, says Section 199A, the new qualified business income deduction is the most significant change for farmers in the Tax […]

Alabama Bt Crops: Corn Earworms, Cotton Bollworms Building Resistance

🕔Jul 6, 2018Cotton bollworms and corn earworms are outpacing science’s ability to slip through genetically engineered crops. The introduction of genetic engineering in cotton was game-changing for producers. Even more so was […]

Alabama: Pattern Tile Drainage – Improving Soggy Soils

🕔Jun 12, 2018Pattern tile drainage is a practice Midwestern producers have long employed on farm operations. Now, some Alabama producers with soggy soils are laying pattern tile in hopes of more manageable […]

Alabama: 3 Upcoming Cotton, Soybean Scouting Schools

🕔May 25, 2018Producers will have an opportunity to brush up on insect scouting techniques at the annual cotton and soybean “scouting school” workshops. The Alabama Cooperative Extension crops team is hosting the […]

Alabama: 2018 Crop Budgets Available

🕔Apr 19, 2018Successful farming requires careful planning, and the Alabama Cooperative Extension System has tools to make that job easier for producers.  Extension’s annual enterprise budgets help producers make the best decisions possible for […]

Alabama: Tariffs Cause Worry Among Farmers

🕔Apr 17, 2018Recent trade discussions between the United States and China have Alabama producers like Stewart McGill cautious about the future markets of crops. China recently announced a 25 percent tariff on […]

Alabama: 2 Cover Crop Field Days, March 23, 27

🕔Mar 6, 2018Dates are set for cover crop field days in central and south Alabama. Producers in the southeastern corner of Alabama will have an opportunity to attend a cover crop field […]

Alabama: Cover Crops Important for Maintaining Soil Health

🕔Jan 17, 2018For as many years as farmers have worked the land, they have sought ways to conserve soil and resources. Researchers and producers alike are continually searching for ways to improve […]

Alabama: Wiregrass Cotton Expo, Dothan, Feb. 2

🕔Jan 17, 2018The annual Wiregrass Cotton Expo is set for Feb. 2 at the National Peanut Festival Fairgrounds in Dothan, Alabama. The cost-free expo will include an exhibitor show and various cotton […]

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