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Pre-registration for the Alabama Beginning Farmer Electronic Curriculum Updates

The Fruit and vegetable industry is one of the fastest growing agricultural industries in Alabama with many beginning farmers interested in growing high-value crops... more

Revised Publication for Controlling Fall Amryworms Now Available

Recently, many people across Alabama have been experiencing a heavy infestation of fall armyworms … Questions of how to... more

ADAI Inspection Report

Inspection Report Week of August 15, 2016 Phytophthora root rot was diagnosed in boxwoods at two locations … Florida... more

Bacterial Gall of Loropetalum

Bacterial gall on Loropetalum, caused by Pseudomonas savastanoi, was first reported in the United States in 2013 … This... more

Considerations for Choosing an Insecticide to Control Fall Armyworms in Pastures and Hayfields

Now that we are in the third month of the 2016 outbreak of fall armyworms, it has been necessary to treat some fields more than... more

Soybean Insect Update

I have found several fields with treatable levels of soybean loopers (foliage feeders) which coincide with the high level of moths that have been trapped... more

Tomato Problems

We get a lot of calls every year from people with gardening questions, and if you have questions I encourage you to continue to contact... more

Chinch Bugs in Alabama Forages, August 4, 2016

I have heard of several damaging chinch bug infestations in the last week … Two reports were from pearl... more

Monitoring Brown Marmorated Stink Bug and other Native stink bugs in Alabama

The Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB) (Figure 1) is an invasive insect native to Asia and was likely introduced to the United States through shipments... more

Observations from the Soybean Field

Yellow-Striped Armyworm munching on soybeans unaware that it is about to meet its doom from Tachinid fly larvae …... more