Alabama Cotton: Defoliation Considerations – Video Aug 25, 2020
Dr. Steve Brown, Alabama Extension Cotton Specialist, and Tyler Sandlin, Alabama Extension Crop Specialist, discuss what growers need to consider before defoliating cotton.
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 […]
On June 3, 2020, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit vacated the federal registrations for the dicamba herbicides Engenia, FeXapan, and XtendiMax. In a June 8 […]
Rains continue delaying planting progress in parts of the region, and some growers may fall back on prevented planting coverage.
After too much rain and cold weather, planting weather looks much better going into May. Farmers have plenty of ground to cover.
Alabama Cotton: 2019 On-Farm Variety Trial Results Dec 17, 2019
Below are preliminary results from the 2019 AU On-Farm Trials. Varieties are sorted by rank based on the 7-Location Average for the North and the 5 Location Average for the […]
Widespread drought continues in Alabama, as nearly 84 percent of the state is in severe drought. In fact, 55 percent of the state’s soil and subsoil moisture is reported to […]
Cotton – Midsouth – Pest Pressure Mounts – AgFax Aug 8, 2019
Pest pressure is mounting. Plant bug numbers continue to build in many areas, prompting treatment. In parts of the Midsouth, bollworm moths are moving north and laying eggs. Where worms have nestled deep in the canopy, treatment results have been problematic at times.
Pam Caraway, Contributing Editor Owen Taylor, Editor Here is this week’s issue of AgFax Southeast Cotton, sponsored by the Southern Cotton Team of AMVAC Chemical Corporation. Subscribe OVERVIEW Stink bugs […]
Alabama Cotton: Recent Fruit Shed – What Happened? Jul 29, 2019
Several farmers in North Alabama have reported a large number of squares and small (two-day-old) bolls being shed following large amounts of rainfall last week. Although no one enjoys seeing […]