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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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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

Southeastern U.S. 2018 Vegetable Crop Handbook

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2018 Commercial Horticulture Webinar Series Recordings

These webinars aim at providing quick …... more

Weeds: They are important to everyone! Here is why

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Who should attend 2018 Auxin Training?

There is some confusion over who is required to attend the 2018 Auxin Training …... more

ADAI Inspection of Mobile County

Inspection Report Week of January 29, 2018 Now is a great time to check blueberries for scale... more

Yield response and target spot control on selected cotton varieties with fungicides

A study was conducted at the Gulf Coast Research and Extension Center to assess the control of target spot and yield response... more

Approaching Boxwood Quarantine

In the future, moving boxwoods into Tennessee and into Alabama may become a little more difficult... more

What gardeners should know about organic insecticides!

Organic insecticides are critical tools to insect control, especially in the hot and humid south where insect pests never seem... 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


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...