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Florida Peanuts: Is Rain Keeping You from Applying Gypsum?

Florida Peanuts: Is Rain Keeping You from Applying Gypsum?

👤By Michael Mulvane, University of Florida 🕔Jun 23, 2017

Area farmers have had numerous challenges to deal with already in this growing season.  With so much rain over the past two weeks, many farmers have had their production schedule wrecked.  Questions have been coming in about a wide range

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Florida Corn: On the Home Stretch; Little Southern Rust Found

Florida Corn: On the Home Stretch; Little Southern Rust Found

👤By Mace Bauer, University of Florida 🕔Jun 22, 2017

Our corn crop looks good and it looks like if the wind and tropical storms don’t take it down, we should have a good crop.

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Florida: Farm Bill Listening Session, Gainesville, June 24

Florida: Farm Bill Listening Session, Gainesville, June 24

👤From a Press Release 🕔Jun 19, 2017

Ahead of the next farm bill, House Agriculture Committee Chairman K. Michael Conaway (TX-11) and Ranking Member Collin Peterson (MN-7) announced the first of several committee activities across the country intended to stimulate conversation and gather input from farmers, ranchers

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Florida Corn: Disease Management – When to Apply a Fungicide?

Florida Corn: Disease Management – When to Apply a Fungicide?

👤By Nick Dufault, University of Florida 🕔Jun 16, 2017

Recently, southern corn rust (Puccinia polysora) (Figure 1) was identified in Seminole County, Georgia and southern Alabama. With so many cloudy, and rainy days lately many producers have been asking if it would be beneficial to spray a fungicide? Spraying

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Florida Peanuts: Should You Replant Ugly Fields?

Florida Peanuts: Should You Replant Ugly Fields?

👤By Mace Bauer, University of Florida 🕔Jun 14, 2017

Peanuts were planted into tough conditions this Spring in north Florida. Many fields now have skippy stands, and we have questions about replanting. However, until only recently we were not offered the rainfall and improved planting conditions, and what has become weeks of

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Florida Corn: Late-Summer Legume Cover Crops

Florida Corn: Late-Summer Legume Cover Crops

👤By Michael Mulvaney, University of Florida 🕔Jun 12, 2017

Integrating summer cover crops into rotations Corn harvest is around the corner.  What will you do with the land after harvest?  You can leave it fallow, or you can plant late summer cover crop to provide benefits for future crops

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Florida: Small Grains Harvest in Columbia County

Florida: Small Grains Harvest in Columbia County

👤By Mace Bauer, University of Florida 🕔Jun 1, 2017

Small grains harvest is underway in North Florida. This includes rye, wheat, and oats.

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Florida Drought: Aquifers Need Recharging – Extension Tips for Conservation

Florida Drought: Aquifers Need Recharging – Extension Tips for Conservation

👤By Beverly James, University of Florida 🕔May 23, 2017

Concern is growing among state residents as Florida experiences the worst drought in the country, according the U.S. Drought Monitor. Sixty-six percent of the state is now in a drought, the highest percentage of any U.S. state, the agency reports.

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Florida: Dry Conditions Slow Crop Planting

Florida: Dry Conditions Slow Crop Planting

👤By Mace Bauer, Florida Crops 🕔May 22, 2017

Farmers in Columbia County have faced dry conditions the last 30 days which resulted in poor planting conditions for crops.

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Florida: Perennial Peanut Field Day, Quincy, June 2

Florida: Perennial Peanut Field Day, Quincy, June 2

👤By Ann Blount, University of Florida 🕔May 19, 2017

The Perennial Peanut Producers Association and UF/IFAS Extension will be hosting the annual Perennial Peanut Field Day on Friday, June 2, 2017 from 9:30 AM to 2:30 PM at the North Florida Research and Education Center in Quincy, Florida.  Topics

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