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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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Grower and Ag Professional Training Events (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

Know the Farming Basics: Take the Online Course Today!

The Alabama Beginning Farmer Program is now offering the "Farming Basics" online curriculum as a self-paced learning system for beginning... more

Organic Insecticide Rotations for Vegetable Production

Whether you are a conventional or an organic vegetable producer, an integrated pest management or IPM strategy for the modern... more

Organic Insecticide Tank-mixes For Vegetable Production

Whether you are a conventional or an organic vegetable producer, an integrated pest management or IPM strategy for the modern... more

2018 Commercial Horticulture Webinar Series Recordings

These webinars aim at providing quick …... more

Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries Announces Cost-Share Program for Specialty Crop Producers

The Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries is pleased to announce a cost-share program for specialty crop growers to alleviate... more

Extension System Offers Private Pesticide Applicator Training Classes

The Alabama Cooperative Extension System will be teaching several private pesticide applicator training classes …... more

Inspections for Produce Coming March of 2019

Inspections for the Produce Safety Rule are coming in March of 2019 … Have... more

Clean Day Pesticide Collection

A Clean Day Program is planned for your area on December 14, 2018 …... more

2018 Alabama Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association Conference and Tradeshow

The 2018 AFVGA Conference & Trade Show is just around the corner … Join... 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...