Fall Weed Control in Florida Pastures

🕔Oct 9, 2018Fall is not generally the right time to control many pasture weeds.  However, some perennial weeds are effectively controlled by fall herbicide applications.  Fall is a good time to treat […]

Florida Peanuts: Leaf Spot Defoliation – To Dig or Not to Dig?

🕔Oct 8, 2018When it comes time to dig peanuts at the end of the growing season, many things influence how many pods make it into the basket. Research by Dan Anco and […]

Peanut Collapse: Extension Teams Up to Solve the Mystery

🕔Sep 24, 2018In 2017, peanut growers of the Panhandle and North Central regions in Florida, and many areas in Georgia faced a number of issues. In addition to high disease, insect pests, […]

North Florida Citrus: Apopka Weevil Discovered in Jefferson County

🕔Sep 17, 2018Citrus production in North Florida is expanding rapidly in response to the devastation of citrus in Central and South Florida due to citrus greening disease. Citrus acreage in southern Georgia […]

Trade Pact With Mexico – No Remedy For S. Florida Growers – Florida FB

🕔Aug 29, 2018When it comes to trade with Mexico, the proposed pact to replace NAFTA still leaves Florida’s fruit and vegetable growers holding the short end of the stick. That’s the underlying […]

Florida: New Crop-Damage Assessment System Will Speed Reporting After Disasters

🕔Aug 28, 2018In the wake of Hurricane Irma, economists with the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences realized that their UF/IFAS Extension colleagues needed a better system for reporting […]

Florida Pecans: Webworms – First Sign of Fall

🕔Aug 24, 2018Bare limb tips and clusters of webbing in pecan trees are often the first sign that fall is right around the corner.   This webbing is caused by clusters of the […]

Florida: Pecan Field Day, Monticello, Sept. 13

🕔Aug 20, 2018The annual Florida Pecan Field Day and Florida Pecan Growers Association Annual Meeting will be held on September 13, 2018 at the Jefferson County Extension Office, 2729 W. Washington Hwy, […]

Florida: Smart Irrigation Systems – SmartPath Tech Could Improve Water Usage

🕔Aug 1, 2018By testing new technology, University of Florida scientists will work with growers to encourage their use of alternatives to fresh water by using new smart irrigation systems. This way, growers […]

Florida: 5 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Hurricane Irma

🕔Jul 31, 2018Florida agricultural producers who suffered losses and damages due to Hurricane Irma, may be eligible for U. S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) emergency loans. The loans […]

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