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Make Plans to Attend Ala. Row Crops Short Course Dec. 10

AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala.—Alabama producers can prepare for the upcoming growing seasons at the 2019 Row Crops Short Course in Auburn, Alabama. The course will be held at the Auburn University Hotel and Dixon Conference Center Dec. 10 from …

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Enterprise Budgets for Horticulture Crops

Horticulture crop enterprise budgets are updated annually by Extension personnel to reflect recommended management practices for production.  Projected costs are gathered from multiple industry sources and a higher than average projected y…

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Alabama Producers Harvest Crops Despite Widespread Drought

… Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), 96 percent of the corn planted in Alabama has been harvested. Harvest of other crops—including cotton, peanuts and soybeans—is still underway.
Cotton
Alabama Extension cotton agronomist, Steve …

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Alabama Crops App

The Alabama Crops app has been available to Alabama farmers for several years. Recent updates allow access to much more information—making the app a one-stop shop for producers. While many of the functions remain the same, there will be n…

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Agronomic Crops Impact Report 2018-2019

The Agronomic Crops Program delivers research-based integrated information to improve producer management decisions while increasing profitability. Extension offers expertise in agronomy, pathology, entomology, weed science, agricu…

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Spotted Wing Drosophila Causing Problems in Fruit Crops

AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala.—Summer is a great time for growing and harvesting fruit. The farmers markets are filled with beautiful fruits and vegetables. However, summer can bring about many diseases and pest problems, making it difficult for…

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Growing Horticultural Crops: Things To Consider

…ommercially but do not know where to start. Here are a few thing to keep in mind when considering growing horticultural crops.

Commercial horticulture refers to producing horticulture products and marketing them for a profit as part of a…

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Crops Webinar: Fertilizing Cover Crops

Dr. Dennis Delaney, an Alabama Extension specialist, discusses the importance of fertilizing cover crops.

 

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2019 Crops Webinar: Cover Crop Systems

…tension System Soil Scientist, discusses the importance of cover crop systems in the April 2019 installment of the 2019 crops webinar series.

 

 

 

 

 

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Archived Crops Webinars

Members of the Alabama Extension Crops team present monthly webinar presentations the third Wednesday of each month at 10 A.M. Central time.

To view archived webinars, click on the topic to view the webinar on YouTube. You will also find…

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2019 Crops Webinar Series Schedule

Members of the Alabama Extension Crops team present monthly webinar presentations the third Wednesday of each month at 10 A.M. Central time. The calendar for these webinars is shown below.

Click here to watch these webinars on their desi…

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Nutrient Recommendations for Alabama Crops

Scientists with the Alabama Agricultural Experiment Station (AAES) have developed nutrient recommendations for crops grown in the state. These recommendations are in table form and contain recommendations by crop based on soil test rating …

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Enterprise Budgets for Row Crops

Row crop enterprise budgets are updated annually by Extension personnel to reflect recommended management practices for production on a per acre basis.  Projected costs are gathered from multiple industry sources and a higher than average …

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Organic Insecticide Rotations and Tank-mixes for Vegetable Crops

Implement these organic prevention and control strategies to reduce pest populations in your vegetable crops.

Whether you are a conventional or an organic vegetable producer, an integrated pest management (IPM) strategy for…

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Cover Crops for Alabama

Cover crops are those grown to benefit the following crop as well as to improve the soil. They are normally not intended for harvest. “Green manure” is another term often used for soil-building cover crops. Cover crops can protect the s…

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