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Preemergence Control of Knotroot Foxtail – Preliminary Findings

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Alabama Fruit and Vegetable Annual Conference and Tradeshow in November 2017

The Alabama Fruit and Vegetable Growers Conference and Tradeshow will be on Nov 16-17 at the Clanton Conference & Performing Arts Center in Clanton... more

Garden Talk: Preparing your Peach Trees for Spring

Home Grounds, Gardens and Home Pests … Q. My peach trees struggled this year …... more

Corn: Man's Best Crop

Home Grounds, Gardens and Home Pests … "The History of Corn" probably sounds like a topic too esoteric to... more

Charcoal rot: A hidden threat to soybean yield

The persistent hot weather in many areas of the country this growing season may be conducive to the development of charcoal rot disease in soybean... more

Dicamba Tolerant Crops: Let’s Continue to Stay On-Target

If you have been reading farm magazines, webblogs, or even the newspaper, chances are that you have heard about dicamba (Engenia, Xtendimax or Fexapan)... more

Options for plant bug and stink bug control in cotton

A concern of many cotton farmers now is plant bugs especially if their cotton is near a corn field …... more

Sugarcane aphids present on Johnsongrass in Central Alabama

Yesterday I looked at some Johnsongrass in Millstead, Prattville, Autaugaville, and Marion Junction, AL. I found sugarcane aphids (Melanaphis sacchari) at one third of... 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

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

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