Ethan Carter

Author's details

Name: Ethan Carter
Date registered: January 4, 2016

Biography

Ethan Carter is the Regional Row Crop IPM Agent based in Jackson County. He earned his BS in Food and Resource Economics, and his MS in Agronomy, both from the University of Florida.

Latest posts

  1. Big Bend Pesticide Training Series- CEUs & Exams – September 17-20 — July 20, 2018
  2. The Great CEU Round-Up – July 25 — June 29, 2018
  3. Annual UF Peanut Field Day – August 23 — June 29, 2018
  4. Boron Deficiency: A Rare but Serious Issue in Peanut — June 8, 2018
  5. Still Need the Mandatory Dicamba Resistant Crop Training? — April 6, 2018

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Big Bend Pesticide Training Series- CEUs & Exams – September 17-20

North Florida Research and Education Center (155 Research Road, Quincy, FL 32351)

The Big Bend Pesticide Training Series is a multi-county collaboration between Gadsden, Leon, and Jefferson County Extension agents. The series is scheduled for September 17-20th and will take place this year in Quincy at the North Florida Research and Education Center.

This series …

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Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2018/07/20/big-bend-pesticide-training-series-ceus-exams-september-17-20/

The Great CEU Round-Up – July 25

The Florida Turfgrass Association (FTGA) and UF/IFAS Extension have partnered to present the Great CEU Round-Up on July 25, 2018 from 7:30- 3:00 CDT. Earn up to pesticide 6 CEUs across 13 license categories through this statewide program being broadcast to participating Extension Offices.  In the Panhandle these include Bay, Holmes,

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Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2018/06/29/the-great-ceu-round-up-july-25/

Annual UF Peanut Field Day – August 23

The annual UF/IFAS Peanut Field Day will be held at the Marianna North Florida Research and Education Center (NFREC) on Thursday, August 23, 2018, starting with registration at 7:30 AM (CDT) and ending with a sponsored lunch at the nearby Sunland Pavilion.

Certified crop advisor and pesticide CEUs will be available at registration. Organizers …

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Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2018/06/29/annual-uf-peanut-field-day-august-23/

Boron Deficiency: A Rare but Serious Issue in Peanut

Authors: Ethan Carter, UF/IFAS Regional Crop IPM Agent, and Michael Mulvaney, UF/IFAS Cropping Systems Specialist (WFREC)

Now that it’s early June, peanut fields across the Panhandle range in age from freshly planted to nearly 40 days after planting. Within the past two weeks, many areas have had consistent rainfall and overcast days. The recent …

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Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2018/06/08/boron-deficiency-a-rare-but-serious-issue-in-peanut/

Still Need the Mandatory Dicamba Resistant Crop Training?

Last year, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) registered new dicamba herbicide product formulations for making applications to dicamba tolerant cotton and soybean crops. As a result, many states were overwhelmed with drift complaints regarding sensitive crops. This led to the 2018 EPA announcement requiring that anyone who wishes to apply dicamba to dicamba tolerant …

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Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2018/04/06/still-need-the-mandatory-dicamba-resistant-crop-training/

Permit Required for AgLogic Nematicide Use in Cotton and Peanuts

Ethan Carter, Regional Crop IPM Agent, and Zane Grabau, UF/IFAS Nematologist

Newly registered for Florida, AgLogic 15GG (gypsum formulation) is a granular nematicide available for use in Florida cotton and peanut. The active ingredient in this product is aldicarb, which you may remember was the active ingredient in Temik.

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Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2018/03/16/permit-required-for-aglogic-nematocide-use-in-cotton-and-peanuts/

Gulf County Core Pesticide Safety Training – April 11

All licensed pesticide applicators must accrue core plus category CEUs to maintain their license for renewal.  A less popular option is re-taking the exams to keep the certification. On April 11, 2018, applicators have the opportunity to earn all the necessary core CEUs to renew their license at one training session.  The training …

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Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2018/03/16/gulf-county-core-pesticide-training-april-11/

Highlights & Presentations from the 2018 Panhandle Row Crop Short Course

This year’s Panhandle Row Crop Short Course took place on Thursday, March 1, 2018.  Extension Specialists from Florida, Georgia, and Alabama spoke to attendees providing production recommendations and various management tips for row crops farmers. Continuing education units (CEUs) were offered at the event for those with a restricted use pesticide license (Florida, Georgia and Alabama), as …

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Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2018/03/09/highlights-presentations-from-the-2018-panhandle-row-crop-short-course/

Crop Nematode Damage a Serious Issue this Season

After back to back mild winters, the 2017 growing season has been a banner year for pests. Prolonged cold weather normally diminishes pest populations, but this year pests of all types survived winter with populations that have increased dramatically.

Most of the growing season, whiteflies were the major concern across fruit, vegetable and agronomic crops. …

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Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2017/10/13/crop-nematode-damage-a-serious-issue-this-season/

Silverleaf Whiteflies in Panhandle Cotton

Sliverleaf whiteflies (SLWF), also known as sweet potato whiteflies, are a major pest in many cropping systems. The SLWF has a broad feeding range of over 600 host plants, which includes ornamental, vegetable, and field crops. This season, large populations of silverleaf whiteflies have been reported in in cotton in Georgia, Alabama, and now Florida’s Panhandle.

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Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2017/08/25/silverleaf-whiteflies-in-panhandle-cotton/

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