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Scout Soybeans Closely for Stink Bugs in August
August is the month when Alabama soybean producers typically make the most foliar applications of insecticides to soybeans … The primary targets of these applications are stink bugs (SB's) and caterpillars … SB's begin moving into soybean fields in significant numbers when …   more

2018 Commercial Horticulture Webinar Series Recordings
Greenhouse Vegetable Production;#IPM Communicator: Diseases;#IPM Communicator: Miscellaneous;#IPM Communicator: Beneficial Insects;#IPM Communicator: Weeds;#Ornamental Production: Nursery and Greenhouse;#Vegetable Pest Management … These webinars aim at providing quick …   more
Snails and Slugs in Peanuts
There have been many producer complaints about snail and slug issues in row crops … Snails (with a hard shell, see picture) and slugs (without a shell) can cause direct crop damage and contamination in severe cases … Snails produce an acidic material from their foot that …   more
Basics of Fall Vegetable Gardening
IPM Communicator: Miscellaneous;#Vegetable Pest Management … Many vegetables are well adapted to planting in the summer for fall harvest, which will extend the gardening season so you can continue to harvest fresh produce after earlier crops have finished producing …   more
The Alabama Animal Waste and Nutrient Management Team Offers Free Soil Phosphorus Tests
Running a farm is a very busy task … Sometimes just taking time to make sure your soil has the nutrients it needs is another chore that adds time to an already full agenda … The Alabama Animal Waste and Nutrient Management Team has made this easier for farmers …   more