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Extension System Offers Private Pesticide Applicator Training Classes
The Alabama Cooperative Extension System will be teaching several private pesticide applicator training classes … These classes are designed for the farmers who need to take the private pesticide applicator test in order to purchase restricted use products …   more

Good Sunlight Critical for High Corn Yields
The poet Robert Frost penned that good fences make good neighbors … Just as good fences make good neighbors, good sunlight is critical for high corn yields if it is supplemented with adequate moisture … There's the rub, getting good sunlight when plentiful rainfall is …   more
Alabama's McMichens Break the 100 Bushel Soybean Barrier
McMichen Farm became the first Alabama grower to hurdle the 100-bushel soybean barrier with an eye-popping 102.158 bushels per acre … The Cherokee County farm located near Centre in NE Alabama, which has been in the family since 1842, consists of Nick McMichen and his …   more
Row Crops Short Course Announced for December 12th and 13th
Alabama Farmers and Crop Consultants will have the opportunity to get an update on cutting-edge management strategies from several Extension specialists across the Southeast and Midsouth regions … The Alabama Cooperative Extension System is working with Auburn …   more
New Federal Label for Engenia, FeXapan, and XtendiMax
The EPA approved revised labels for Engenia, FeXapan, and XtendiMax on Friday, October 13th … They have aligned the labels to coincide with each other which will make it much easier … The biggest change is that now these products are Restricted Use Products (RUP …   more