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Small Grains IPM Guide

Updated for 2020.

Maximum profits in small grains production depend on an effective and economical insect management program.

To plan such a program, producers must determine whether insects are present and the amount of damage being …

Stored Grains IPM Guide

Updated for 2020.

Grain production depends on an effective and economical insect management program.

To plan such a program, producers must determine whether insects are present and the amount of damage being done. The “tools of tec…

Grain Sorghum IPM Guide

Updated for 2020.

Grain sorghum production depends on an effective and economical insect management program.

To plan such a program, producers must determine whether insects are present and the amount of damage being done. The “tool…

Pastures and Forage Crop IPM Guide

Updated for 2020.

Pastures and forage crop production depends on an effective and economical insect management program.

To plan such a program, producers must determine whether insects are present and the amount of damage being done. …

Alfalfa IPM Guide

Updated for 2020.

Alfalfa production depends on an effective and economical insect management program.

To plan such a program, producers must determine whether insects are present and the amount of damage being done. The “tools of t…

Respirator Review

Which respirator is right for the job?

Dust Mask/Filtering FacePiece Respirator

Does not provide mouth and lung protection. Used for removing or reducing the amount of harsh matter inhaled. Does not protect against g…

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Auxin Herbicide Trainings Scheduled Throughout the State

AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala.— Many producers plant cotton and soybean varieties that are resistant to dicamba herbicides. Before making these herbicide applications, producers must have state certification and annual training because of a high…

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Controlling Entomosporium Leaf Spot on Woody Ornamental

Learn the best practices for inhibiting spread of this destructive disease, including recommended fungicides and rates for both commercial operations and home landscapes.

Leaf spot, caused by Entomosporium maculatum, i…

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Evaluation of Cool-Season Annual Baleage

This information highlights the results of a two-year study (2017-2019) evaluating nutritive value and fermentation parameters of different cool-season annual mixtures for baleage production in Shorter, Alabama.
What is Baleage?
Baleage i…

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Peaches Benefiting from Seasonal Weather

AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala.—Cool weather is just what peach trees across Alabama need. Edgar Vinson, a fruit crop specialist with the Alabama Cooperative Extension System said peaches and other tree fruits need adequate chill hours to produce…

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Agricultural Outlook Hopeful as New Year Approaches

AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala.—Some of the brightest minds in agriculture met Dec. 10 in Auburn to share ideas, discuss research and learn more about the current global agricultural outlook.

Alabama Extension partnered with Auburn University…

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Fire Ant Quarantine Compliance for Container Nurseries

Learn the specifications for incorporating befenthrin as your federally approved fire ant treatment.

If you plan to ship plants outside of the federal imported fire ant quarantine, you must comply with federal regulatio…

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Nursery and Greenhouse Industry Big Business in Alabama

AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. – The poinsettia sitting on the hearth, the hydroponic lettuce in the refrigerator, the new shrubs waiting to be planted — all of these were probably grown right here in Alabama.

Paul Brown, associate director f…

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Alabama Cotton Shorts Newsletter

About the Alabama Cotton Shorts Newsletter
Alabama Cotton Shorts is a newsletter designed to keep cotton producers in the know. From planting dates to crop inputs—there are many factors to consider. The Alabama Cooperative Extension Syst…

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