Southeast Cotton: Rain Causing Issues Jul 22, 2021
The Southeast is struggling to get in fields as rains continue for days at a time.
Field evaluation of water application uniformity is essential for farming operations using center pivot and linear irrigation systems. Irrigation systems require attention and maintenance, like other farm equipment, to guarantee […]
Southeast Cotton: The Calm Before the Stinkbug Storm Jul 15, 2021
The Southeast is seeing relief from aphids and gaining control over plant bugs, but the regions is preparing for stinkbugs.
The dry conditions many growers had back in May and the beginning of June are well behind us now. Most of the peanut producing region of Florida has received five […]
Florida: Peanut Field Day, Marianna, Aug. 19 Jul 9, 2021
We are happy to announce that everything is on track for our 2021 UF Peanut Field Day. It is scheduled for the morning of August 19, 2021 in Marianna, at the North […]
Southeast Cotton: Plant Bugs Stealing the Show Jul 9, 2021
The Southeast is begging its growers to scout fields. Populations are growing for both plant bugs and aphids, so treatments are going out.
This Secretarial natural disaster designation allows the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) to extend much-needed emergency credit to producers recovering from natural disasters through emergency loans. […]
Southeast Cotton: Be On the Lookout for Plant Bugs Jun 25, 2021
The Southeast is seeing some flooding after rain from the tropical storm.
Florida Peanuts: Worm ID Is Essential for Control Jun 23, 2021
Caterpillar sightings in young peanut fields have skyrocketed over the past week, with calls pouring into local extension offices. Some fields as young as 25 days after planting are exhibiting […]
Florida Peanuts: Crop Starting Strong Jun 23, 2021
Florida peanut growers are just at the end of planting for the 2021 growing season. In general, this year’s planting has gone well, with few issues. Peanuts can be grown […]