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Calibrating Traveling Guns for Slurry Irrigation

…nd, it can be an effective part of the waste management plan.

Land application of storage pond slurry with sprinkler irrigation equipment is becoming more common in Alabama. This is a good management practice for two reasons: it allows r…

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Rainwater Harvesting for Irrigation Water

…ng lots or rooftops, is the collection and storage of rainwater. Collected rainwater is used for domestic purposes and irrigation. In some countries, it is the only source of potable water. Rainwater is usually collected from rooftops, gre…

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Plastic Mulch for Vegetable Production

…on and Cultural Systems
The most widely used and economical plastic mulches are embossed black polyethylene films with irrigation drip tape installed under the mulch. Usually mulch is applied by a tractor-drawn mulch layer implement, which…

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Managing Tawny Crazy Ants in Plant Nurseries

…hen feasible, remove pruning and leaf litter from around containers. Crazy ants prefer humid conditions. Repair leaking irrigation equipment and improve drainage when possible.

As previously mentioned, tawny crazy ants can farm honeydew-…

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Protecting Pollinators in Urban Areas: Safe Use of Integrated Pest Management

…e no known adverse effects if pollinators are present.
When recommended on the label, make sure insecticides receive irrigation after application.
Use granular formulations when possible.
Do not apply pesticides in conditions that …

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2019 Wiregrass Cotton Expo Planned for Feb. 14

…s slate of speakers and topics includes:

Aaron Wells with the FSA and Alex Vaughn with the NRCS – Farm Program and Irrigation Funding
Kassie Conner, Plant Pathologist, Auburn University – Cotton Blue Disease
Steve Li, Extensio…

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Cover Crops for Alabama

…educing production costs and risks. Improved water infiltration and storage can reduce the effects of minidroughts and irrigation costs. Production of nitrogen and scavenging of nutrients can reduce fertilizer needs. By suppressing weeds a…

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Soil Descriptions and Plant Selections for Greene County

… these dense hard pans.

Raised beds are not necessary if these soils drain well. If raised beds are used, additional irrigation during dry weather will be necessary.

Because many of these soils are on slopes, there may be a high risk …

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Soil Descriptions and Plant Selections for Dallas County

…ugh these dense hard pans. Raised beds are not necessary if these soils drain well. If raised beds are used, additional irrigation during dry weather will be necessary.

Because many of these soils are on slopes, there may be a high risk …

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Soil Descriptions and Plant Selections for Wilcox County

…ugh these dense hard pans. Raised beds are not necessary if these soils drain well. If raised beds are used, additional irrigation during dry weather will be needed.

Erosion may be a high risk if the land is cleared and cultivated becaus…

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