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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 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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Georgia: 5 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Drought

Georgia: 5 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Drought

👤From USDA 🕔Jun 14, 2017

In response to a request from Dianne Westmoreland, Farm Service Agency’s (FSA) acting State Executive Director in Georgia, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has designated Baker, Decatur, Grady, Mitchell and Thomas counties in Georgia as primary natural disaster areas due

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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: 3 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Drought

Florida: 3 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Drought

👤From USDA 🕔Jun 8, 2017

In response to a request from Debby Folsom, Farm Service Agency’s (FSA) acting State Executive Director in Florida, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has designated Hernando, Pasco and Pinellas counties in Florida as primary natural disaster areas due to

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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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Tobacco: Spotted Wilt Beats a Path Through Bright Belt

Tobacco: Spotted Wilt Beats a Path Through Bright Belt

👤By Chris Bickers, Tobacco Farmer Newsletter 🕔Jun 6, 2017

Tomato spotted wilt had appeared earlier in the season in the Type 14 states, but the pace picked up considerably in the week just ended, says J. Michael Moore, Georgia Extension tobacco specialist.

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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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