Florida: Dicamba Stewardship Training, Feb. 18 Jan 23, 2020

🕔Jan 23, 2020
Florida is set to host it’s annual Dicamba Stewardship Training on February 18th from 9-11 am CST (10-12 EST), with a similar format as the previous years.

Drone Images Detect 2 Tomato Diseases with 99% Accuracy Jan 14, 2020

🕔Jan 14, 2020
New technology being developed by University of Florida scientists identifies two dangerous tomato diseases with 99 percent accuracy. This finding is critical because diseases can cost growers millions of dollars […]

Florida: 2019 Average Farm Rent, Labor Rates Jan 13, 2020

🕔Jan 13, 2020
Some of the most challenging conversations, in almost any relationship, are the ones about money.  This is certainly true as farmers and landowners negotiate lease agreements, or managers and workers […]

Florida: Cover Crops – A Low Cost Alternative to Irrigation Dec 13, 2019

🕔Dec 13, 2019
Irrigation is expensive. And there are a lot of non-irrigated or “dryland” acres across the Panhandle. 2019 was characterized by persistent drought stress for much of the season (see below). […]

Florida: 2 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas to Drought Dec 11, 2019

🕔Dec 11, 2019
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated two Florida counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers in Jackson and Washington counties who suffered losses due to recent drought may be eligible for […]

Florida: $380Mln in USDA Disaster Relief for Panhandle Timber, Crop Producers Nov 19, 2019

🕔Nov 19, 2019
Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried announced on November 8, 2019 that the U.S. Department of Agriculture has allocated $380.7 million in federal block grant funding for Florida farmers devastated by Hurricane Michael, including direct relief […]

Florida Cotton: Manage Post-Harvest Regrowth to Reduce Pests Nov 18, 2019

🕔Nov 18, 2019
The second week of November has finally brought cold temperatures to the Panhandle, something needed to kill regrowth in cotton fields. The past several years we have had increasingly warm […]

Florida: 4 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas to Hail, Drought Nov 4, 2019

🕔Nov 4, 2019
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated four Florida counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers who suffered losses due to recent weather events may be eligible for U.S. Department of Agriculture […]

Florida Peanuts: New Nematode-Resistant Variety Gets On-Farm Trials Oct 14, 2019

🕔Oct 14, 2019
Peanut root-knot nematodes are one of the most prevalent and damaging pests in peanut production in the Southeast.  Crop rotation, use of resistant cultivars, and nematicide application are the primary […]

Florida: Holmes County Designated Natural Disaster Area to Drought Sep 10, 2019

🕔Sep 10, 2019
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated Holmes County, Florida, as a primary natural disaster area. Producers who suffered losses due to recent drought may be eligible for U.S. Department of Agriculture […]

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