Florida: Pesticide Applicator Trainings, Chipley, Dec. 6 – 9 Nov 22, 2021

🕔Nov 22, 2021
UF/IFAS Extension Washington County will be offering a series of classes for licensed pesticide applicators needing CEUs.  For those looking to obtain a Florida Pesticide Applicator License, licensing exams will […]

Florida: Perennial Peanut Production Meeting, Madison, Dec. 10 Nov 22, 2021

🕔Nov 22, 2021
The Perennial Peanut Producers’ Association (PPPA) will host a production meeting, on Friday, December 10, 2021.  The event will begin at 10:00 AM ET (9:00 CT) and will be hosted […]

Florida Peanuts: Time to Check Maturity, Get Ready for Harvest Sep 13, 2021

🕔Sep 13, 2021
The peanut crop continues to advance. In the aGDD Tracker below you can see that all of the March and most of the April planted peanuts have reached or pasted optimum maturity […]

Florida Peanuts: Most Fields Look 30-60 Days to Peak Maturity Sep 1, 2021

🕔Sep 1, 2021
The days keep ticking by as we progress through this 2021 crop year. As you can see in the aGDD Tracker below, most March and early April planted fields have reached or […]

Florida Peanuts: Insects, Fungal Pests on the Rise Aug 3, 2021

🕔Aug 3, 2021
Fields have dried out somewhat allowing for the resumption of field activities previously halted by saturated conditions. This is fortunate since both insect and fungal pests appear to be on […]

Florida Peanuts: Crop Progressing Nicely, aGDD Calculator Helps Predict Harvest Time Jul 9, 2021

🕔Jul 9, 2021
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 Peanuts: Start Tracking Maturity Now May 11, 2021

🕔May 11, 2021
This year’s peanut seeds may have just gone into the ground, but it’s never too early to take steps to maximize your crop’s yield and grade. Making sure peanuts are […]

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

🕔Oct 14, 2019
Peanut 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 […]

Florida Corn: Brittle Snap Damage May 17, 2019

🕔May 17, 2019
Recently, 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 […]

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