Florida: Nitrogen – Getting the Most Out of Your Investment

🕔Jun 24, 2019Climatic conditions in North Florida can pose serious challenges to growers aiming to maximize returns on investments made in nitrogen (N) fertilizer. Most plant available N in local soils is […]

Herbicides: How Do Hot, Dry Conditions Affect Performance?

🕔Jun 19, 2019The general understanding is that herbicides do not perform at their best if the environment is not favorable for plant growth. Considering this, due to the hot and dry conditions, […]

Florida: Industrial Hemp Rule Making Workshops Schedule in June

🕔Jun 13, 2019Commissioner Nicole “Nikki” Fried is announcing that the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) will hold hemp rulemaking workshops this month throughout the state. As the Governor is […]

Florida Corn: Brittle Snap Damage

🕔May 17, 2019Recently, I received a call about a strange phenomenon in a Washington County corn field.   Some type of pest was cutting off corn stalks, so my first thought were […]

Florida: Sales Tax Relief for Farmers Hurt by Michael

🕔May 17, 2019During the Legislative Session, Florida Farm Bureau worked with Senator George Gainer and the other members of the Panhandle delegation to secure tax relief for farmers who were impacted by […]

Florida: Governor Activates Disaster Bridge Loans for Farms Hit by Michael

🕔May 17, 2019On May 15th, Governor Ron DeSantis activated the Florida Small Business Emergency Bridge Loan Program to support agricultural producers impacted by Hurricane Michael. The program will provide $25 million to […]

Florida Corn: Twisted Whorl Syndrome

🕔May 14, 2019Throughout North Florida, producers have reported seeing corn of certain varieties with twisted whorls and other unusual symptoms. Soon after planting, the region experienced cool temperatures in combination with the […]

Florida Peanuts: Recognizing and Managing Sting Nematode

🕔Apr 26, 2019In the Southeast, peanut nematodes are often assumed to be peanut root-knot nematodes (Meloidogyne arenaria and Meloidogyne javanica) because they are widespread, highly-damaging, and their symptoms are relatively distinct.  However, Florida peanut […]

Volunteer Rainfall Reporting Network – 4 Benefits for Farmers

🕔Apr 5, 2019The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) sponsors a program that could be very helpful for farmers.  The Community Collaborative Rain, Hail and Snow Network (CoCoRaHS) is a web based […]

Florida: Wakulla County Designated Natural Disaster Area from Michael

🕔Mar 28, 2019Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated Wakulla County, Florida, as a primary natural disaster area. Producers who suffered losses due to Hurricane Michael that occurred on Oct. 10, 2018, may be […]

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