Shep Eubanks

Author's details

Name: Shep Eubanks
Date registered: October 13, 2011

Biography

Shep Eubanks is the County Extension Director and Agriculture Agent in Gadsden County.

Latest posts

  1. Controlling Prickly Pear after Pasture Establishment — September 8, 2017
  2. Controlling Adam’s Needle in Forages — April 7, 2017
  3. Forest Stewardship Workshop : Sell Your Timber for What it’s Worth – May 25 — April 7, 2017
  4. Pond Management Workshop – February 15 — January 27, 2017
  5. 2016 Gadsden Tomato Forum December 1 — November 18, 2016

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Controlling Prickly Pear after Pasture Establishment

Prickly Pear is one of those tenacious, tough to handle weeds that you hate to find growing in your pastures and hay fields.  It can be very difficult to control and eradicate.  This weed typically spreads and reproduces via fragmentation of original plants, such as occurs in the cultivation and planting of new pastures.  Each …

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Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2017/09/08/controlling-prickly-pear-after-pasture-establishment/

Controlling Adam’s Needle in Forages

Although not an extremely common weed in established and well managed pastures and hayfields, Adam’s Needle (Yucca filamentosa L.) can be a persistent and unwanted weed, especially in pastures that have been recently established in reclaimed timberland, or in areas of deep sandy soils.

This field of Ecoturf perennial peanut has a small infestation at …

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Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2017/04/07/controlling-adams-needle-in-forages/

Forest Stewardship Workshop : Sell Your Timber for What it’s Worth – May 25

May 25, 2017 9:00 am– 2:00 pm ET UF/IFAS North Florida Research and Education Center
155 Research Road, Quincy, FL,32351

Join us to learn the necessary steps to get the best return on your timber investment and meet your forest management objectives. This workshop will cover local timber markets, the …

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Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2017/04/07/forest-stewardship-workshop-sell-your-timber-for-what-its-worth-may-25/

Pond Management Workshop – February 15

February 15, 2017 UF/IFAS North Florida Research and Education Center
155 Research Rd, Quincy, FL 32351 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. (Eastern)

Topics:

  • Pond Management Goals

  • Fish Stocking Options for Your Pond

  • Fish Management Options

  • Water Quality and its Management

  • Weed ID & Control

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Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2017/01/27/pond-management-workshop-february-15/

2016 Gadsden Tomato Forum December 1

2016 Gadsden Tomato Forum December 1, 2016 North Florida Research & Education Center – Quincy, Florida

Hosted by the Gadsden County Extension Service


2016 Gadsden Tomato Forum Agenda

A.M.  (All Times Eastern)

8:00     Registration and coffee

8:15     Opening remarks – Dr. Comerford, NFREC Center Director

8:30     Variety …

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Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2016/11/18/2016-gadsden-tomato-forum-december-1/

Sugarcane Field Day – November 7

The Annual Sugarcane Field Day will be held Monday, November 7, 2016 at the North Florida Research and Education Center (NFREC), in Quincy where a nursery of chewing, syrup, and crystal sugar varieties are maintained.  This educational event is for anyone interested in learning about and obtaining different varieties of sugarcane for growing on their farm …

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Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2016/10/28/sugarcane-field-day-november-7/

Bermudagrass Stem Maggots Plague Panhandle Hay Producers

Bermudagrass Stem Maggots continue to be a cause of consternation to producers of high quality hay in the Panhandle in 2016. Research in Georgia indicates that, since their first discovery in that state in 2010, stem maggots have spread across the southeast.  In Georgia the documented incidence of Bermudagrass Stem Maggot (BSM) has increased each …

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Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2016/08/12/bermudagrass-stem-maggots-plague-panhandle-hay-producers/

Snakes of the Florida Panhandle: Southern Copperhead

There are approximately 44 species of snakes found in Florida.  The Southern Copperhead is one of only six venomous snakes that one might encounter while outdoors in the Florida Panhandle.    A uniquely beautiful and secretive snake, they historically have only been found in the Panhandle counties of Gadsden, Liberty, Jackson, and Calhoun along the …

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Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2016/08/12/southern-copperhead-in-the-florida-panhandle/

Pasture Weed Control Tips for Thistles

Timing is critical for controlling weeds that infest and invade our pastures.  Thistles are an example of a weed in which proper timing of herbicide application can mean the difference between excellent and very poor control of the weed problem.  Thistles are biennial, so in year one they come up from seed and form a …

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Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2016/03/18/winter-and-early-spring-pasture-weed-control-tips/

Tropical Soda Apple – Not Just a Pasture Weed

Every fall, about the time deer hunters begin hanging their tree stands for bow season I get calls wanting to know what this wicked weed is that is growing in the woods.  Many of our North Florida cattlemen are well familiar with Tropical Soda Apple (TSA) in pastures, but we also need to be diligent …

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Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2015/10/16/tropical-soda-apple-not-just-a-pasture-weed/

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