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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 Production Calendar

Have you ever wondered what a cotton producer's year is like … If you thought cotton farming was a... 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

Lawrence County’s Speake School Uses JMG Program to Teach Youth about Importance of Agriculture; Farming

Children attending Speake Elementary in rural Lawrence County are setting the bar higher for youth around the state by learning first-hand and important lessons about... more

Don't Let Water Be the Last Thing on Your Mind

Alabama averages 55 inches of rain per year … Unfortunately, there are times that we experience drought... more

So Many Leaves, So Little Time

Home Grounds, Gardens and Home Pests … By Bethany A. O’Rear Q. Autumn is my favorite time of year... more

Plinking on the Roof

Home Grounds, Gardens and Home Pests … By Andrew J. Baril It began a week or so ago... more

Gaudy Gourds Have Gone Viral

Home Grounds, Gardens and Home Pests … You see them evey year around this time, those pumpkins, squashes, and... more


Home Grounds, Gardens and Home Pests … Did you know that about one third of our garden fruits and... more

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