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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 2019 Training and Agenda

Auxin Herbicide Best Management Practices 2019 Training and Agenda
 
To Register for 2019 Training please click on this link. 
 
2019 Training Agenda
1. Auxin Chemistry Development Background

2. Label Requirements

3. S…

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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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Basics of Integrated Pest Management

This article provides basic information about the USDA National Organic Program (NOP) standards as they apply to integrated pest management on organic crops. NOP standards reflect specific requirements that must be verified by a USDA-accred…

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Sucking Pests of Peanuts in Alabama: Aphids

*This is an excerpt from Sucking Pests of Peanuts in Alabama, ANR-0990.

Aphids have not been an economic problem on peanuts in recent years. These soft-bodied insects are often called “plant lice” and feed by sucking the juices from…

Sucking Pests of Peanuts in Alabama: Spider Mites

*This is an excerpt from Sucking Pests of Peanuts in Alabama, ANR-0990.

The predominate spider mite found on Alabama peanuts is the two-spotted mite. These tiny, insect-related pests feed primarily by sucking plant juices from the under…

Sucking Pests of Peanuts in Alabama: Leafhoppers

*This is an excerpt from Sucking Pests of Peanuts in Alabama, ANR-0990.

Several different leafhoppers are found in peanuts. The most common is a small, green insect about 1/8 inch long. There are larger species that are brown or even mu…

Sucking Pests of Peanuts in Alabama: Thrips

*This is an excerpt from Sucking Pests of Peanuts in Alabama, ANR-0990.

Four species of thrips have been found to occur commonly on peanuts in Alabama. Tobacco thrips, Frankliniella fusca (Hinds), is the most abundant. The adults are ti…