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Extension educators are striving to ensure that Alabama farmers remain competitive in a global farming economy even as they adopt safer, more environmentally sustainable production practices.

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Ryegrass control options in Wheat

Ryegrass continues to be a problem in wheat each year due to resistance to more herbicides, timing of applications, and... more

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

Potassium Deficiency in Cotton Production

Potassium is a Macronutrient, which means that the nutrient is needed by the plant in larger quantities... more

Preemergence Control of Knotroot Foxtail – Preliminary Findings

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Evaluation of Pierce's Disease Tolerant Hybrid Bunch Grape Cultivars

Eleven Pierce's disease (PD) tolerant American and French-American hybrid bunch grape cultivars including 'Black Spanish', 'Blanc du Bois', 'Champanel', 'Conquistador',... more

Alabama Fruit and Vegetable Annual Conference and Tradeshow in November 2017

The Alabama Fruit and Vegetable Growers Conference and Tradeshow will be on Nov 16-17 at the Clanton Conference & Performing... more

Download the High Tunnel Crop Production iBook for Free!

The Alabama Cooperative Extension System's iBook, "High Tunnel Crop Production Handbook", is a great tool to help farmers who are... more

Farmers Marketing Workshops; Get Ready for the 2018 Growing Season

The Alabama Cooperative Extension System along with the Farmer's Market Authority and USDA SNAP will be hosting Farmers Marketing Workshops... more

Garden Talk: Preparing your Peach Trees for Spring

Home Grounds, Gardens and Home Pests … Q. My peach trees struggled this year... more

Corn: Man's Best Crop

Home Grounds, Gardens and Home Pests … "The History of Corn" probably sounds like... more