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Insects, diseases, weeds, & pests

As they struggle to remain profitable in a highly competitive global economy, farmers must find cost-effective, environmentally-friendly tools to keep insects, plant disease, and other pests at bay. Extension educators are helping farmers meet this challenge with the latest, research-backed tools and methods.

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Foliar Feeding Your Vegetables

By far one the area that I receive the most questions about from gardeners has to do with foliar feeding... 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

Seed Germination Test

A seed germination test is a simple method of determining if seeds will grow before you go to the trouble... more

Upcoming Extension Meetings to Start the Year Off

With the new year in full swing, Extension has several informative events coming up. Please mark your calendars for the... more

Beginning Farmer's Guide to Financing and Insuring your Farm Business

Free Workshop Farmscape Solutions has partnered with the Farm Service Agency (FSA) to increase awareness of and access to FSA... more

Home and Market Garden Urban Farm IPM Toolkit

A brand new Urban Farm IPM Toolkit is now available for urban farmers and community gardeners... more

2018 Commercial Horticulture Webinar Series

These webinars aim at providing quick …... more

Freeze Injury on Wheat

Over the past several days Louisiana wheat fields were exposed to below freezing temperatures for several hours... more

Chill Accumulation in Chilton County: Current Status and A Historical Perspective

Peach and other temperate fruit trees require a certain exposure time to winter temperatures in order to break dormancy after... more

ADAI Inspection Report for Mobile County

Inspection Report Week of December 4, 2017 Chilli thrips were seen working cleyera tips on Dec 4th... more


Alabama Pest Management Handbook, Vol. I

The Alabama Pest Management Handbook – Volume 1 contains recommendations for major row crops; small and stored grains; pastures and forage crops; commercial turfgrass; and noncropland. It was compiled by both current and former Extension entomologists, plant pathologists, weed scientists, and a pesticide education specialist and provides the most recent information possible on the selection, rates, application, and safe and proper use of pesticides. A directory of the specialists who authored sections in this notebook is included. more...

Alabama Pest Management Handbook, Vol. II

The Alabama Pest Management Handbook – Volume II ccontains recommendations for houses, buildings, and grounds; commercial trees and ornamental crops; commercial horticultural crops; and homeowner lawns and ornamental and garden crops. It was compiled by both current and former Extension entomologists, plant pathologists, weed scientists, and a pesticide safety education specialist and provides the most recent information possible on the selection, rates, application, and safe and proper use of pesticides. A directory of the specialists who authored sections in this notebook is included. more...