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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... 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... 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... more

Using Soil Temperature to Determine When Is It Time to Plant Cotton, Soybeans, and Peanuts in Alabama?

Three experts from Auburn University and the Alabama Cooperative Extension System recently shared some advice on using soil temperature as... more

Let's Get to the Root of the Problem: Soil Compaction Taking a Bite Out of Yields

A problem I am seeing in numerous fields with sandy soils in north Alabama is a soil compaction zone two... more

Does My Wheat Need A Plant Growth Regulator?

Wheat fields that are at risk from lodging may benefit the most from a plant growth regulator... more

Morningglory Control in Corn

One of the most difficult weeds to control in corn is morningglory … The... more

Update on Sugarcane Aphid for Forage and Grain Sorghum Producers in Alabama

The sugarcane aphid has become a chronic pest of forage and grain sorghum in Alabama …... more

Impact of Velum Total on Pod and Root Damage, Peanut Root-Knot Nematode Juvenile Populations, Leaf Spot, White Mold and Yield of Peanut

The effectiveness of Velum Total alone or in combination with a pegging-time application of Propulse was compared with AgLogic aldicarb 15G for... more