Florida: Hurricane Sally Slams Panhandle – DTN Sep 18, 2020

🕔Sep 18, 2020
The number 16 may be sweet for some, but farmer Ryan Jenkins will forever associate it with saturated, damaged crops. Hurricane Sally dumped anywhere from 15 to 30 inches of […]

Florida: Peanut Rust – What to Know Sep 9, 2020

🕔Sep 9, 2020
As we approach the end of the peanut production season, Florida’s peanut farmers need to be wary of peanut rust.  Rust has been identified in fields in Columbia, Suwannee and […]

Florida: Corn Season Wrapping Up with Better Than Expected Yields Sep 8, 2020

🕔Sep 8, 2020
Corn is still being harvested in the Western Panhandle, due to almost daily rains slowing progress. What looked like it would be an awful year in April and early May, […]

Florida: Protecting Our Crop Protectants Sep 4, 2020

🕔Sep 4, 2020
Crop protection chemicals are vitally important to the agriculture industry and need to be protected. The “war on chemicals” is a true threat to the pesticides we rely on. That […]

Florida Peanuts: Pod Rot Issues Amplified by Heavy Rains Aug 24, 2020

🕔Aug 24, 2020
In recent weeks, peanut growers throughout North Florida have observed an increase in the occurrence of soil borne, pod rot diseases. In early June, Tropical Storm Cristobal provided torrential levels […]

Florida Cotton: Should Crop Rotation History Influence Nematicide Application Choices? Jul 24, 2020

🕔Jul 24, 2020
Reniform nematode is a major pest of cotton. Unlike many other nematodes, it causes problems in a range of soils, including those with lower sand content. Management of this nematode […]

North Florida Corn: Fusarium Crown, Root Rot Causing Major Damage Jul 13, 2020

🕔Jul 13, 2020
In recent weeks, extension agents in various locations across North Florida (primarily in the Northeast) have received calls from growers and consultants about symptoms of rapid decline in corn. Symptoms […]

Florida: Videos from Virtual Perennial Peanut Field Day Jun 26, 2020

🕔Jun 26, 2020
For the past several years the Perennial Peanut Producers Association, and UF/IFAS Extension have partnered to host a summer field day at UF/IFAS research stations in North Florida. This year […]

Florida: $380Mln for Hurricane Michael Timber Recovery Jun 1, 2020

🕔Jun 1, 2020
Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried applauded the signing of an agreement between the State of Florida and the U.S. Department of Agriculture to administer $380.7 million in grant funding to help […]

Florida Peanuts: Managing Aspergillus, Rhizoctonia Crown Rots May 22, 2020

🕔May 22, 2020
There are many environmental, chemical, and biological factors that can affect a peanut stand; fungal diseases being one of them. Recently, Aspergillus species have been the focus of fungal problems […]

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