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 […]

Florida Peanuts: Fungicide Spray Strategies – Alternating or Mixing Modes of Action

🕔Jul 27, 2018Fungicide resistance or reduced efficacy is a concern when managing peanut diseases, especially the foliar diseases early and late leaf spot. Managing these concerns requires an integrated approach with constant […]

Florida Cotton: Foliar Fertilizer Applications – Will One Help Your Crop?

🕔Jul 25, 2018With the frequent rains this summer, it’s been wet. You may not have been able to get into fields for timely topdress fertilizer applications on your cotton. If you’re still […]

Florida Peanuts: Lesser Cornstalk Borers – 8 Management Questions

🕔Jun 25, 2018Earlier this week, lesser cornstalk borer (LCB) damage was observed in Suwanee, Columbia, and Marion counties in Florida. In all cases, the peanut vines had not lapped, and the only […]

Florida Peanuts: New, Fungicide, Miravis, Receives Registration

🕔Jun 25, 2018Syngenta has successfully completed the registration process with the Florida Department of Agriculture for a new fungicide for Florida peanut farmers called Miravis.  Miravis is the brand name for Syngenta’s […]

Florida Peanuts: Boron Deficiency – A Rare but Serious Issue

🕔Jun 11, 2018Now that it’s early June, peanut fields across the Panhandle range in age from freshly planted to nearly 40 days after planting. Within the past two weeks, many areas have […]

Florida Cotton, Peanuts: On-Farm Nematicide Trial Prelim. Results

🕔May 28, 2018Plant-parasitic nematodes are a major pest for cotton and peanut in the Southeast. New or re-introduced non-fumigant nematicides, applied as a liquid or granular formulation, have become available in the […]

Florida: Perennial Peanut Field Day, Quincy, May 31

🕔May 28, 2018The annual Perennial Peanut Field Day will be held Thursday May 31, 2018 at the University of Florida’s North Florida Research and Education Center in Quincy, Florida.  (155 Research Road, […]

Florida: Prepare Your Farm Early for Hurricane Season

🕔May 21, 2018It’s the beginning of hurricane season, time for farmers in Florida to worry about potential damage from a storm. Every farm and ranch in Florida must have an emergency plan in […]

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