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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 phosphorus status of soil and the 590 phosphorus application criterion

Animal manure has long been recognized as an important source of macro- (nitrogen, phosphorus, potassium) and micronutrients (boron, zinc, sulfur) for... more

Moth Activity Rising in Vegetables

It is time to scout crops again and prevent insect outbreaks with timely intervention …... more

New Pierce's Disease Resistant 94% European Grape Selection and Training System Trial in Alabama

Pierce's Disease (PD) is a serious threat to the cultivation of grapes in the United States, especially in the warmer... more

Watch for Caterpillars in Peanuts

Excessive rain in May slowed moth activity, but we have detected a sudden increase in pest activity across the state... more

2018 Commercial Horticulture Webinar Series Recordings

These webinars aim at providing quick …... more

The Squash Bug Menace in Alabama

There have been many recent calls about squash bugs (Anasa tristis) and how to get rid of them in farms... more

Grasshopper: Sporadic Pest of Seedling Cotton

Grasshoppers have been a sporadic pest of seedling cotton for 10 or more years …... more

Bacterial Wilt of Tomato

Bacterial wilt has been detected in five samples submitted to the Plant Diagnostic Lab in the past week... more

Gramoxone-based treatment evaluation in dryland peanut

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