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START IMPROVING NEXT SUMMER’S GARDEN THIS FALL

receive a lot of questions at the Extension office each year from farmers and … home gardeners with many... more

2013 Agronomic Crops Team IMPACT REPORT

​The Alabama Cooperative Extension System has published an impact summary for the Agronomics Crops Team detailing results and outcomes for the team annual activities. ... more

​WEED CONTROL IN ORNAMENTAL GREENHOUSES AND COLD FRAMES

you are between crops in your greenhouse or getting ready to move plants into … your cold frames, now... more

NEW TOOL FOR FIRE BLIGHT CONTROL IN POME FRUIT

recently announced the EPA registration of Kasumin bactericide. Kasumin offers … a unique mode of action with a high... more

​Asian Pear Cultivar Evaluation Trial in Alabama

​Asian pears are considerably different from the old hard home-grown … varieties like ‘Keiffer’ and ‘Orient’. Asian pears have... more

Cooler Nights Provide Excellent Opportunity for Aerating Grain Bins

​The weather forecast for Alabama is calling for some coooler nights in the week ahead, with lows in the 40's and 50's degrees Farenheit.  Farmers... more

​2015 AFVGA ANNUAL CONFERENCE & TRADESHOW

Once again it is time for the … fruit and vegetable growers’ association conference. This conference provides unparalleled learning... more

​FACTS ABOUT FLEAS AT HOME

spend most of the time on the animal, the dog in this case.  Fleas don’t … hide in the... more

Webinar Explains How to Deal with Sugarcane Aphid

​Last week Texas A&M AgriLife Extension and Research produced an excellent webinar about sugarcane aphid.  The webinar covers biology of the aphid, its current distribution, and... more

Sugarcane Aphid Now Found on Sorghum in 16 Alabama Counties

Updated September 25: Add Marengo County to the list of counties where sugarcane aphid has been reported. … Updated... more