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Top Ten Most Wanted Bugs in Your Garden

Why You Want These Bugs In Your Garden
Most insects found in your garden don’t harm plants. In fact, 97 percent of the insects you see fall into this category! Such insects are called beneficials because they benefit the garden by pollin…

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Pest and Beneficial Insects

A smart yard strives for balance. This is true for all management areas, including pests. Integrated pest management (IPM) combines multiple strategies for long-term prevention and management. Successful IPM always begins with accurate pest…

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Scouting Techniques for Soil Insect Pests of Peanuts: Wireworms

*This is an excerpt from Scouting Techniques for Soil Insect Pests of Peanuts, ANR-1364

Wireworms have become the major insect pest of peanuts under certain cropping conditions. Several species of wireworms occur in peanut fields, so an…

Worker Protection Standard General Information

With all the changes to the Worker Protection Standards, the Alabama Pesticide Safety education Program has put together some links and documents to help you begin to navigate and understand what will be taking place. The majority of the ru…

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Scouting Techniques for Soil Insect Pests of Peanuts: Burrower Bugs

*This is an excerpt from Scouting Techniques for Soil Insect Pests of Peanuts, ANR-1364

About six species of burrower bugs have been reported from peanut farmers in several states. The predominant species is Pangaeus bilineatus, and it …

Restricted Use Dealer Permit Information

What is a Restricted Use Dealer?
A Dealer who markets and/or distributes Restricted Use Pesticides. This Permit is issued to any Business that sells Restricted Use Pesticides.
The cost of the annual Permit is $45.00 and it expires on 12/3…

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Auxin Herbicide Best Management Practices 2019

“EPA Announces Changes To Dicamba Registration”
On October 31, 2018, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that it is extending the registration of dicamba for two years for“over-the-top” use (application to growing plan…

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Auxin Herbicide Best Management Practices Training and Agenda

This training is intended to assist applicators with reducing incidents of herbicide drift to susceptible crops, technical application methods, tank cleanout, and information about the new chemistries. The producer, certified applicator or …

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Alabama Auxin Labels Resources

Alabama Auxin Labels Resources
Click on this link to see the full label information at the Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries Website.  

The ADAI website lists the Specimen Labels, The Alabama 24(c) Sheet and the Data Sh…

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Scouting Techniques for Soil Insect Pests of Peanuts

Scouting for insect pests is a critical component of an integrated pest management (IPM) system. Scouting involves correct identification of pest species, determination of infestation levels, and reliable estimation of crop damage. Once sco…

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Auxin Herbicides Best Management Practices Training Course

On October 31, 2018, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that it is extending the registration of dicamba for two years for“over-the-top” use (application to growing plants) to control weeds in fields for cotton and soy…

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