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Educational Events in Alabama and the Southeast (Updated Weekly)

Year-round ACES training programs open to the public Private Pesticide Applicator Training Classes (Alabama Pesticide Education Program) http//www.aces.edu/anr/pesticidemgt/ Alabama Master... more

​ Monitoring Ambrosia beetles in Chilton County: An Update

Female ambrosia beetle (Coleoptera Curculoinidae, Scolytinae) may bore holes in peach trees usually at the site of lenticels... more

In-season San Jose Scale Management

If you were not able to apply all of the dormant sprays to control San Jose scale in your peach... more

Pest Report in the Mobile Area

Inspection Report Week of May 6, 2018 - Florida wax scale is right on schedule …... more

Important Tips for Insecticide Applications and Equipment

Insect pests can cause major crop loss or contamination if not managed timely …... more

Herbicide applications in dryland cotton and peanut under hot and dry conditions

May 10, 2018 - In recent weeks, most of the south Alabama was warm and dry, mostly dry... more

Armillaria Root Rot Disease in Grapes

Armillaria root rot (ARR) disease in grapes is caused by the fungus Armillaria mellea that infects grapevine roots, killing the... more

Want Bigger Tomato Fruit? Try Pruning.

Pruning helps to maintain a balance between vegetative and reproductive growth … If you... more

2018 Commercial Horticulture Webinar Series Recordings

These webinars aim at providing quick …... more

Spider Mite Scouting and Management in Vegetable Crops

Spider mites are technically not insects, but they are pests when they are in high numbers under many farming conditions... more