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Soybean Rust Update

There have been no new reports of soybean rust in Alabama during the month of July … At the... more

Fruit and Vegetable Growers Conference Scheduled For Nov. 17-18

The Alabama Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association's annual fall conference is slated for Nov. 17-18 at the Clanton Conference and Performing Arts Center in Clanton... more

USDA Organic Cost Share Applications available

Thanks to Organic Certification Cost Share Programs, USDA-certified organic farmers and handlers can now recover part of their certification costs …... more

Cotton bollworm and soybean looper moth trap catches have increased significantly

July 10, 2016 - Numbers of cotton bollworm (CBW) moths collected in large cone-shaped pheromone-baited traps have increased significantly at some trapping sites since... more

ADAI Inspection Reports for Mobile, Washington, and Clarke Counties

Inspection Report Week of July 4, 2016Pests seen recently mites on Italian cypress; chilli thrips heavily attacking pieris, mahonia bealii, camellia sasanqua, and nandina,... more

Updated Monitoring Results for Spotted Wing Drosophila (SWD) in Berry Crops

July 7, 2016 Studies continue to monitor for SWD infestation in berry crops in Central Alabama … Traps were... more

Leaffooted Bugs and Caterpillars on Vegetables (July 1, 2016)

For statewide moth activity report and distribution maps, please refer to this blog … Watch for caterpillar complex in... more

Watch for Lesser Cornstalk Borers, Armyworms, and Budworms in Peanuts (June 23, 2016)

To see the blog with detailed insect photos and statewide pest distribution maps with moth counts, please refer to this blog …... more

Download the High Tunnel Crop Production iBook for Free!

The Alabama Cooperative Extension System's iBook, "High Tunnel Crop Production Handbook", is a great tool to help farmers who are beginning high tunnel production... more

General Report on Moth Activity across Alabama (June 23, 2016)

Welcome to another series of insect pest alerts based on information generated from the pheromone trap catches from 14 locations statewide, producer calls, and crop... more