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

🕔Oct 14, 2019Peanut 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 […]

Tobacco: Leaf Harvest Ending in Intense Heat Oct 3, 2019

🕔Oct 3, 2019Three weeks after Dorian blew through, it appears that North Carolina was spared a huge loss from the hurricane, though the whipping effect off the wind caused a great deal […]

Alabama: 3 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas to Drought Sep 10, 2019

🕔Sep 10, 2019Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated three Alabama counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers in Dale, Geneva, and Henry counties who suffered losses due to recent drought may be eligible […]

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

🕔Sep 10, 2019Agriculture 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 […]

Florida: Hurricane Dorian’s Impact On State’s Ag Was Minimal Sep 6, 2019

🕔Sep 6, 2019One day after Hurricane Dorian crept past Florida’s Atlantic coast, impacts to the state’s agricultural and natural resources-based industries appear to be minimal, according to an economist with the University […]

Cotton – Southeast – Defoliation Starts But All Eyes On Looming Hurricane – AgFax Aug 28, 2019

🕔Aug 28, 2019Pam Caraway, Contributing Editor Owen Taylor, Editor Here is this week’s issue of AgFax Southeast Cotton, sponsored by the Southern Cotton Team of AMVAC Chemical Corporation. Subscribe OVERVIEW Defoliation has […]

Florida Peanuts: Why Is There So Much Spotted Wilt This Year? Aug 23, 2019

🕔Aug 23, 2019Ten years ago, I stood in a peanut field planted in late April surveying significant damage from spotted wilt.  One year later in 2010, and for the next 8 years, […]

Georgia: 4 Upcoming Pecan Field Days Aug 23, 2019

🕔Aug 23, 2019We have arrived at the time of year for a number of pecan field days in the Southeast. See below for dates, locations, and contact info: August 28, 2019: SE […]

Florida: Pecan Field Day, Monticello, Oct. 3 Aug 16, 2019

🕔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 […]

Cotton – Southeast – Heat Pushes Crop Ahead…Sort Of – AgFax Aug 8, 2019

🕔Aug 8, 2019Pam Caraway, Contributing Editor Owen Taylor, Editor Here is this week’s issue of AgFax Southeast Cotton, sponsored by the Southern Cotton Team of AMVAC Chemical Corporation. Subscribe OVERVIEW Stink bugs […]

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