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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

Evaluating the Effectiveness of Your Fertility Program—Using Plant Analysis/Leaf Tissue Testing

Leaf tissue testing (also called plant analysis) is the best option when …... more

Old World Bollworm, Helicoverpa armigera, and Bollworms Hybridizing in Brazil

Australian scientists have confirmed hybridization of two of the world's major pest species into what they say could be a... more

Gramoxone-based treatment evaluation in dryland peanut

May 11, 2018 - Gramoxone (paraquat) is a commonly used herbicide in peanut for weed control... more

2018 Commercial Horticulture Webinar Series Recordings

These webinars aim at providing quick …... 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