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July Crop Report-Crops Tour

 

Soybean field ripening at spring season, agricultural landscape. Sunset
Soybean field ripening at spring season, agricultural landscape. Sunset

Contributed by: Regional Extension Agent Christy Hicks

Regional Extension Agent Christy Hicks is busy preparing for the July Crop Tour. Before you head out to it, read Christy’s latest Crop Report for July 2017.

Click here to Read Christy’s July 2017 Crop Report

Central Alabama Crops Tour

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July 27, 2017

8:00 AM       Arrive at the Ingram Farm and Welcome from Jeff Clary

8:15 AM       Ingram Farm AU Cotton Variety Trial

  • Trey Cutts – Cotton Variety Updates
  • Ron Smith – Cotton Insect Control and Thresholds

Cross Road to AU Peanut Variety Trial

  • Kris Balkcom – Peanut Variety Performance
  • Austin Hagan – Peanut Diseases

  9:20 AM     Depart for Milstead Gin

10:00 AM     Arrive at Milstead Gin

  • Kathy Flanders – Wheat Insect Update
  • Brenda Ortiz – New Moisture Sensor Technologies

Planter Considerations for 2018 Planting

  • Brett Ennis & Taylor Bridges (SunSouth) – Planter Test Stand
  • Josh Carnley (Vantage-South) – DeltaForce Down Pressure

Weed Control – The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

  • Steve Li – Extension Weed Specialist

11:40 AM     Depart for EV Smith Conference Center

12:00 PM     Sponsored Lunch at EV Smith Conference Center

 

 

For more information about this event, please contact Regional Extension Agent Christy Hicks at  334-704-3370