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Check Bermudagrass Forage for the Bermudagrass Stem Maggot, July 24, 2015

Damage from bermudagrass stem maggot was reported from Franklin and Cherokee Counties this week.  Damage had previously been reported from Talladega, Marshall, Shelby, Chilton, Chambers,... more

SEPFW meeting

This is a reminder the 2015 … SEPFW Meeting will take place in Montgomery, AL during the period of... more

​Fruit and Vegetable Growers Annual Conference and Tradeshow on November 19-20, 2015

The Alabama Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association invites … you to an exciting and educational two-day event. The AFVG... more

It is Time to Look for Fall Armyworms in Pastures and Hayfields

This week cattlemen and extension agents  reported finding damaging populations of fall armyworm in hayfields in 4 counties: Pike, Calhoun, Etowah, and Marshall.  It is best... more

Keep Scouting for Sugarcane Aphids, July 22, 2015

​Sugarcane aphid has been reported from all four corners of the state, and has exceeded the action threshold for treatment in most counties.  Farmers should continue... more

Alabama Peanut Insect Pest Scouting Report – July 18, 2015

​Headland and Brewton, AL – A detailed blog with statewide insect … activity report is available at https://sites.aces.edu/group/crops/blog/Lists/Posts/Post.aspx?ID=86. ... more

Alabama Vegetable Insect Pest Scouting Report – July 18, 2015

​A detailed blog with statewide insect activity report and maps is … Beet armyworm moth numbers have increased by... more

Insect Pheromone trap catches across Alabama (peanut and vegetable crops) – July 18, 2015

​(Numbers are color coded to show relative activity of moths … using total trap catches for various locations. We... more

Managing Pigweed in Late Season Soybeans

Due to the amount of rainfall we have had this season, glyphosate-resistant pigweed has become a bigger problem than usual this season. Timely sprays were... more

Good Spray Coverage is Essential for Controlling Sugarcane Aphids

Sugarcane aphid population densities have increased rapidly in Alabama sorghum fields during the first half of July.  The aphid has been reported as far north... more