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A New Virus Disease in Alabama Cotton

…California and Arizona, virus-incited diseases have not previously caused significant losses in the southeastern United States cotton production region. In late August through October of 2017, cotton plants displaying symptoms of a possible…

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New Training Required To Use Paraquat Products

…raining. Growers that currently have a supply of paraquat without the new label do not have to complete the training as stated in the EPA rules.”
More Information
Additional information about the new required trainings can be found at w…

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Farming Basics: A CEU Credit Opportunity

…o and squash production and integrated pest management.

Agriculture contributes nearly $54.9 billion annually to the state’s economy. For some, farming is a way of life. For those with limited experience, finding a starting point to be…

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4-H Celebrates National Volunteer Week

…labama 4-H has helped young people develop into resourceful citizens and responsible leaders. The success of county and state programs led by Alabama Extension staff is largely dependent on support from parents, volunteers and local busines…

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Poultry Pest Management

… at http://extension.uga.edu/programs-services/integrated-pest-management/publications/handbooks.html#commercial.

As stated earlier, the northern fowl mite is the most serious and the most difficult pest to control in modern commercial o…

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Alabama Prospective Planting Numbers Released

AUBURN, Ala.—A year of tumultuous weather and natural disasters, 2018 brought challenges where expectations were high for good yields and market pricing. In Alabama alone, producers experienced hurricanes, tornadoes and flooding on top of…

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SmartMap Education Program

…natural resource managers interested in adopting UAS
Landowners interested in using UAS on their properties
Real-estate professional interested in mapping and video capture

Upcoming Workshop Locations and Registration
There is a r…

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National Wild Turkey Federation Supports 4-H

AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala.– Youth from across Alabama will gather at the Alabama 4-H Center April 13 for the annual state 4-H Archery Championship. Funding by the National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) this year has allowed the program to pu…

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New Extension Plant Diagnostic Lab Now Accepting Samples

…detecting new and invasive pests that pose significant limitations to agricultural production in Alabama and the United States. Specific services offered include plant disease diagnosis, insect identification and plant/weed identification.

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Cotton Blue Disease Pathogen Overwintered in Alabama

…ll not be for several years,” Hagan said. “Producers should also note that widespread CLRDV-AL development occurred statewide in 2018 despite a hard January freeze that should have killed every cotton stalk all the way down to the Gulf …

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Alabama 4-H S.A.F.E. Championships Preview

…ies of shooting sports championships hosted by Alabama 4-H.

Every year, each 4-H shooting sports discipline offers a state championship event, and the first-place senior team is eligible to attend the National 4-H Shooting Sports Champio…

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FAQ’s about the Pesticide Applicator University

…tment of Agriculture and Industries and points may vary at an event or for any given track.
Can I get points for other states?
Yes, we work with other states to offer points that are valid for your license and their requirements. Each sta…

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Choosing Effective Liming Materials

…they do not react with Al3+ to form insoluble minerals.
Tests to Determine a Material’s Effectiveness
Alabama has a state lime law specifying that a product cannot be marketed as an agricultural limestone unless it meets the following c…

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