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Integrated Pest Management Guides

The Alabama Cooperative Extension System creates integrated pest management guides for major row crops; small and stored grains; pastures and forage crops; commercial turfgrass; and noncropland. These guides are compiled by both current…

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Odd Weather Conditions Leave Cotton Producers Concerned

AUBURN, Ala. – Weather this spring disrupted planting for cotton crops in south Alabama, leaving farmers across the Wiregrass concerned.
Weather Difficulties
Cool temperatures in April halted planting until early May. Hot temperatures a…

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Grasshoppers Cause Issues in Seedling Cotton

AUBURN, Ala.—There are beneficial insects who take up residence in cotton fields, and then there are damaging pests such as like grasshoppers who create problems for cotton producers.

Alabama Cooperative Extension System entomologist, …

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Corn Earworms, Cotton Bollworms Build Resistance

AUBURN, Ala.—The introduction of genetic engineering in cotton was game-changing for producers. Even more so was the introduction of insect-resistant genes in corn—especially for producers in the Midwest who deal with the corn rootworm….

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Tariffs Cause Worry Among Alabama Farmers

AUBURN, Ala. – Recent trade discussions between the United States and China have Alabama producers like Stewart McGill cautious about the future markets of crops. China recently announced a 25 percent tariff on many American export produc…

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