Florida: Pecan Field Day, Monticello, Oct. 3

🕔Aug 16, 2019The annual Florida Pecan Field Day and Florida Pecan Growers Association Annual Meeting will be held on October 3, 2019 at the UF/IFAS Jefferson County Extension Office, 2729 W. Washington […]

Florida: Peanut Field Day, Marianna, Aug. 15

🕔Jul 30, 2019The annual UF Peanut Field Day will be held at the North Florida Research and Education Center (NFREC) in Marianna on Thursday, August 15, 2019. The event will start with […]

Peanuts: ‘Walton’ – A New High-Oleic Virginia-Type Variety

🕔Jul 24, 2019Early this year, ‘Walton’ peanut was jointly released by Virginia Tech and the University of Florida. Walton is a Virginia-type peanut (Arachis hypogaea L. subsp. hypogaea var. hypogaea) cultivar with similar […]

Florida Peanuts: Early Season Disease Observations

🕔Jun 28, 2019The peanut field conditions have gone from hot and dry in early June to a mix of wet and dry at the end of the month across much of Florida’s […]

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 […]

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