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  • 07/22 - Russell County Farmer Market
    Jul 22, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Beside Chattahoochee Brewing Company on 13th Street
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  • 07/26 - Pond and Aquatic Weed Managment Seminar (Barbour County)
    Jul 26, 6:00 PM
    Barbour County Extension Office - 525 School Street, Eufaula, AL 36027
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  • 07/27 - 2017 Central Alabama Crops Tour
    Jul 27, 8:00 AM
    4725 County Road 40 Shorter, AL
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  • 07/27 - 4-H Competitive Events Day
    Jul 27, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    Alabama 4-H Center, 844 Four H Rd, Columbiana, AL
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  • 07/27 - Alabama 4-H Good Dog State Show
    Jul 27, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    Alabama 4-H Center, 844 Four H Rd, Columbiana, AL
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  • 07/27 - Eufaula Farmers Market
    Jul 27, 3:00 PM
    525 SCHOOL STREET
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  • 07/28 - Shelby County 4-H RiverKids Kayaking
    Jul 28, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    2000 Living River Parkway, Montevallo AL 35115
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  • 07/29 - Russell County Farmer Market
    Jul 29, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Beside Chattahoochee Brewing Company on 13th Street
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  • 07/30 - National 4-H Forestry Invitational
    Jul 30, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Weston, WV
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  • 07/30 - National 4-H Wildlife Habitat Education Program Contest
    Jul 30, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Eatonton, GA
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Producers Warned about Red-Banded Stinkbugs in Soybeans

AUBURN, Ala.—Alabama row crop producers have faced different challenges this year than they did last year. Now, in addition to late rainfall and increased native pest... 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

Getting A Grip On Wild Pigs

Forestry, Wildlife and Natural Resource Management … There are two groups of landowners in Alabama….those who have wild pigs,... more

Tropical Soda Apple (Solanum viarum) Identification and Control

Tropical soda apple (TSA) was nearly eradicated across the state during a recent federally funded eradication program … Tropical... 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

Current weather favorable for plant bugs in cotton - be scouting your fields.

I will say up front that no two seasons are exactly alike when considering the weather, crop conditions, and potential insect damage... 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
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Meet the staff & directions
8:00-12:00; 1:00-5:00 (Eastern Time)

Jennifer Davidson
County Extension Coordinator
508 14th Street
Phenix City, AL 36867
Phone: (334) 298-6845