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Florida: Peanut Field Day, Marianna, Aug. 17

Florida: Peanut Field Day, Marianna, Aug. 17

👤By Ethan Carter, University of Florida IPM Agent 🕔Jul 17, 2017

The annual Peanut Field Day will be held at the Marianna North Florida Research and Education Center (NFREC) on Thursday, August 17, 2017 starting with registration at 7:45 AM (CDT) and ending with a sponsored lunch at the nearby Sunland

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Cotton – Southeast – Persistent Rains Taking Toll In Places – AgFax

Cotton – Southeast – Persistent Rains Taking Toll In Places – AgFax

👤By Owen Taylor 🕔Jul 7, 2017

More cotton has been drowned out in parts of the region. The so-called “Fourth of July” showers added to the effect. Next question: will plants have sufficient roots if the weather does turn hot and dry?

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Florida Soybeans: 2 Good Reasons To Scout Closely

Florida Soybeans: 2 Good Reasons To Scout Closely

👤By Ethan Carter, Regional Crop IPM Agent, University of Florida/IFAS Extension, Jackson County 🕔Jul 5, 2017

After a mild winter, with relatively few nights below freezing, it should be no surprise that insect populations are spiking early. One example of this is armyworms, which began showing up in early-mid June across areas of Jackson County, a

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Florida: Insects Stirring In Panhandle Crops

Florida: Insects Stirring In Panhandle Crops

👤By Ethan Carter, Regional Crop IPM Agent, University of Florida/IFAS Extension, Jackson County 🕔Jun 30, 2017

At the beginning to middle of the month I was seeing different species of armyworms. Fall armyworms are usually more active in July but they are turning up sporadically just the same. Kudzu bugs moved into our soybeans at the

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Cotton – Southeast – Planting Winds Down, Pests Appearing – AgFax

Cotton – Southeast – Planting Winds Down, Pests Appearing – AgFax

👤By Owen Taylor 🕔Jun 8, 2017

Rains put an end to final cotton planting in places. Pests easing into the picture.

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