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Poultry Project

…ey learn how to care for and raise a poultry flock, show personal growth and knowledge gained through showmanship, make good decisions about their flock’s nutrition and health, excel at biosecurity and food safety, participate in team and…

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Blue Crabs in Alabama

…es carry up to 2 million eggs on their abdomens. The eggs hatch about 2 weeks after fertilization. The resulting larvae go through a succession of stages during which they are called zoeae and then megalopae. These stages take 37 to 56 days…

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Crop Insurance Not a Guaranteed Payout for Farmers

…ed by Hurricane Michael work to recover. Crop insurance agents and adjusters, in tandem with Extension agents and other government program agencies, will work to help producers determine losses and file crop claims.

Alabama Extension eco…

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Important Tips for Insecticide Applications and Equipment

…(Hudson Battery Power Sprayer, Solo 475-B Professional, Chapin 63985 4-Gallon Wide Mouth Sprayer, etc) that can provide good coverage with insecticides inside dense canopy.
When purchasing small capacity backpack sprayers, choose the one…

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Citrus Pest Identification and Management Guide: Citrus Scab

…spring flush, a second at petal fall, and a third about 3 weeks later. Ferbam, Enable 2F, Abound, Gem, or Headline are good choices for the first application; all are able to kill the fungus in old lesions, thereby reducing inoculum and pr…

Aquaculture of Bait Shrimp on the Gulf Coast

…tors use live bait, specifically shrimp, to attract these anglers to their establishments where they consume additional goods and services, including gasoline, ice, tackle, food, and fishing guide services.

Live bait shrimp are captu…

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Citrus Pest Identification and Management Guide

…nd fungicide recommendations should be considered as suggestions; prepare a complete IPM plan for your orchard and keep good records of your insect pest issues.

The following are pests and diseases of citrus and how to manage them proper…

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Become a 4-H Volunteer

Volunteers guide 4-H members in becoming productive citizens, outstanding communicators, effective leaders, and successful lifelong learners. Alabama 4-H needs volunteers who are willing to share creative ideas, time, talent, and skills to…

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​Integrated Pest Management

…e the first action to manage pest problems.
Remember to do a soil test of your field or garden. Lots of time and money goes into producing a crop, and many problems are related to nutritional deficiencies. All the information for soil test…

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Hubbard Trap Crop Protects Yellow Squash From Insect Pests

This is going to be good news for conventional and organic squash producers! We initiated studies on evaluating two varieties of Hubbard trap crop in 2013 with the intention of developing some alternative pest management recommendations. He…

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The Squash Bug Menace in Alabama

…ons, adults often hide under the plastic or soil debris remaining close to the drip lines for moisture. In other words, good scouting practice for squash bugs include looking for egg masses and nymphs under the small or large leaves and aro…

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Microbial Control of Caterpillars in Crucifer Crops

…ide failure.
Tests in Alabama have also shown that Bt can be tank-mixed with natural pyrethrin or Pyganic for a very good synergistic effect which can knockback a rising caterpillar pressure and improve crop quality (see image above). In…

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Stink Bug Identification and Management in Vegetables

…eneral, vegetable insect pests have chewing or piercing-sucking mouthparts. Caterpillars, beetles, and grasshoppers are good examples of insect pests with chewing mouthparts. Large stink bugs and leaffooted bugs are some “macro bugs” with p…

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Auxin Herbicide Contact Information

For more information regarding Auxin Herbicides, available training and if you have questions or concerns, call an Alabama Extension specialist or the Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries.
Steve Li

Extension Specialist…

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