For the past several years the Perennial Peanut Producers Association, and UF/IFAS Extension have partnered to host a summer field day at UF/IFAS research stations in North Florida. This year […]
Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried applauded the signing of an agreement between the State of Florida and the U.S. Department of Agriculture to administer $380.7 million in grant funding to help […]
Rains continue delaying planting progress in parts of the region, and some growers may fall back on prevented planting coverage.
There are many environmental, chemical, and biological factors that can affect a peanut stand; fungal diseases being one of them. Recently, Aspergillus species have been the focus of fungal problems […]
Florida: Grasshoppers Could Be a Problem This Season May 22, 2020
The warm, dry weather this spring is a serious concern. It’s causing many problems ranging from delayed planting to wildfires and everything in between. It is also causing grasshopper populations […]
Sunshine and warmer temperatures are doing great things for the crop. Rain varies from none to heavy, with tropical storm Arthur dumping heavy amounts on the Carolinas.
It’s the time of year when producers often face decisions involving replanting peanut. This is always a tough call, there are many factors to consider including, should the existing crop […]
Due to COVID-19, all pesticide license testing in Florida was suspended for more than six weeks. Now that the state has started to reactivate services, testing will resume at select […]
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated four Florida counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers in Franklin, Jefferson, Taylor, and Wakulla counties who suffered losses due to a recent drought may […]
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated Liberty County, Florida, as a primary natural disaster area. Producers who suffered losses due to a recent drought may be eligible for U.S. Department of […]