Alabama: Cotton, Soybean Scouting School Goes Digital, July 24 Jul 7, 2020

🕔Jul 7, 2020
The Alabama Cooperative Extension System Cotton Scouting School is iconic. For 60 years, Extension scientists taught the Scouting School in person and hands-on. But the 61st Cotton Scouting School  is going […]

Alabama Peanuts: Are Soils Really Warm Enough Yet? May 1, 2020

🕔May 1, 2020
Spring is more than a season when it comes to row crop production. Peanut producers consider many factors before planting, but soil temperature is one of the most important factors […]

Alabama Peanuts: Wet Fall Contributes to Low pH and Zinc Toxicity Aug 15, 2019

🕔Aug 15, 2019
Several Alabama producers have observed “spotty” areas in peanut fields containing plants which are severely stunted and have split-stems, which are typical symptoms of zinc toxicity. A wet fall and […]

Alabama Peanuts: Snails and Slugs – AnyOptions? Aug 6, 2018

🕔Aug 6, 2018
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 […]

Alabama Peanuts: Insects Slowly Building, Keep Scouting Jul 20, 2018

🕔Jul 20, 2018
Rains have continued for the most part in Alabama with almost none of the key peanut production areas marked as drought on the US Drought Monitor website. This is good […]

Alabama Peanuts: Moth Activity Rising, Scout for Caterpillars Jun 28, 2018

🕔Jun 28, 2018
It is time to scout peanuts again and prevent insect outbreaks with timely intervention! Excessive rain in May slowed moth activity, but we have detected a sudden increase in pest […]

Alabama Peanuts: Pod Blasting Makes Farmers’ Lives Easier Sep 14, 2017

🕔Sep 14, 2017
Rapid technological advancement has become a staple in the field of agriculture. For decades, complex scientific discoveries have been the driving force behind ever-increasing yields. However, not all innovation stems […]

Alabama Peanuts: Weather and Insects – Major Shifts in Pest Activity, Abundance Sep 5, 2017

🕔Sep 5, 2017
This report is based on continuous insect monitoring information (May to August) using sticky wing pheromone traps. In this article we have also compared insect counts from 2016 (a drought […]

Alabama Peanuts: Caterpillar Numbers on the Rise Aug 15, 2017

🕔Aug 15, 2017
The Alabama Peanut IPM program conducts routine pest monitoring using sticky wing traps from various locations statewide. Based on trap catches from May to August 2017, it is evident that […]

Alabama Peanuts: Caterpillars On The Rise Aug 13, 2017

🕔Aug 13, 2017
The Alabama Peanut IPM program conducts routine pest monitoring using sticky wing traps from various locations statewide. Based on trap catches from May to August 2017, it is evident that […]

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