Florida: Utilizing Compost to Boost Crop Productivity

🕔Apr 27, 2018International Compost Awareness Week is May 6-12 this year. This educational initiative, promoted by the Composting Council Research and Education Foundation, was started in Canada in 1995, and has continued […]

Florida Peanuts: Considering April Planting? Pay Attention to Soil Temps

🕔Apr 6, 2018Peanut seed is likely on its way to many buying point locations this week and next week, as peanut planting will begin soon in the Florida Panhandle.  Planting is already […]

Southern Peanut Growers Conference, Miramar Beach, July 19-21

🕔Apr 6, 2018Mark your calendars for the 20th Annual Southern Peanut Growers Conference, July 19-21, 2018, at the Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort, Miramar Beach, Florida. This year’s conference offers farmers an […]

Biofuel: University of Florida Joins Project to Create Fuel from Plants

🕔Apr 3, 2018The University of Florida is one of 17 institutions partnering with the University of Illinois in the $115-million Center for Advanced Bioenergy and Bioproducts Innovation (CABBI). Researchers will work to […]

Florida Cotton: 2017 Variety Trial Results

🕔Mar 23, 2018Variety selection is a key decision for cotton producers each year. Variety performance is heavily dependent on environmental conditions and geography. Therefore, it is important for growers to select varieties […]

Florida Cotton, Peanuts: Permit Required for AgLogic Nematicide

🕔Mar 19, 2018Newly registered for Florida, AgLogic 15GG (gypsum formulation) is a granular nematicide available for use in Florida cotton and peanut. The active ingredient in this product is aldicarb, which you […]

Florida: Farm Safety Seminar, Gainesville, March 16

🕔Mar 6, 2018A leading researcher in farmworker safety will keynote a seminar hosted by the Southeastern Coastal Center for Agricultural Health and Safety at the University of Florida. The seminar will be […]

Florida: Central Panhandle Pesticide Training Series, Marianna, March 19-22

🕔Mar 5, 2018The Central Panhandle Pesticide Training Series is a multi-county collaboration between Holmes, Washington, Jackson, and Calhoun Extension agents. This year the series is March 19-22 and will take place in Marianna at […]

Florida Peanuts: Shortage of Chlorothalonil Expected, Other Fungicide Options Available

🕔Feb 19, 2018As the 2018 peanut production season approaches, it is time for producers to start considering their fungicide programs. Chlorothalonil has been a staple fungicide in many peanut management programs, but shortages […]

Florida: Mandatory Dicamba Resistant Crop Training, Video Conference, March 16

🕔Feb 12, 2018Friday March 16, 2018 10:00 AM -12:00 PM Eastern, 9:00-11:00 Central Live Video Conference to be hosted simultaneously by UF/IFAS Extension Offices across North Florida Purpose of the Training In […]

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