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EPA Approves Section 18 Exemption for Control of Sugarcane Aphid on Sweet Sorghum

On June 12, the EPA granted an exemption for the use of flupyradifurone (Sivanto Prime) insecticide for use on Alabama sweet sorghum for the... more

Cotton PGR Management in High Rainfall

The 2017 growing season is thus far a decidedly wet one … Rainfall throughout the state was a welcome... more

Stored Grain Workshops Scheduled in July

A series of workshops in Alabama will provide farmers with practical advice for managing stored grain pests … The... more

What do I do when I've burned down my weeds but its been too wet to plant?

With all of the rain that we have gotten lately, many people had already burned down their fields but then were unable to plant... more

Still Time to Re-Plant Cotton In Alabama

Some Areas of Central Alabama experienced extremely heavy rainfall, as seen in the graphic below, over this past Saturday night (May 20-21st) and heavy rain... more

Slobber Syndrome in Horses

Slobber syndrome ("slobbers"), or slaframine toxicosis, is a chemical irritation and mycotoxicosis resulting from the consumption of Rhizoctonia species-infected legumes, in which excessive salivation is... more

Drought Preparedness for Horse Owners

Drought conditions pose various healthcare and management challenges for horse owners and managers … Conditions associated with drought such... more

Weed of the Month: Verbena, vervain

The following species of Verbena are present in Alabama, as documented in the Alabama Plant Atlas (Alabama Herbarium Consortium and The University of West Alabama... more

Weed of the Month: Verbena, Vervain

Approximately 80 species of Verbena or Vervain occur in the world, and most species are found in the South …... more

When is it Time to Terminate Your Cover Crop in Alabama?

Dr. Dennis Delaney, Extension Specialist with Auburn University and the Alabama Cooperative Extension System has some advice on when to terminate cover crops this spring... more

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