Carinata Summit 2019 & SPARC Annual Meeting – March 5-6

Carinata Summit 2019 & SPARC Annual Meeting – March 5-6

The 2019 Carinata Summit will be held March 5 and 6 at the UF/IFAS North Florida Research & Education Center in Quincy, Florida (155 Research Road, Quincy, FL).  Topics for discussion at the event will include:  the public-private partnership for carinata supply...
Soybean Rust Confirmed in Quincy Soybeans

Soybean Rust Confirmed in Quincy Soybeans

Soybean rust appeared early this year.  The mild, wet winter has resulted in a higher incidence and severity of soybean rust found on kudzu than in recent years.  Soybean rust was confirmed in early planted soybean sentinel plots on June 2, at University of Florida,...
Soybean Rust found in Jackson County Sentinel Plot

Soybean Rust found in Jackson County Sentinel Plot

Soybean rust (SBR) has been found on the sentinel plot in Jackson County at the Extension Office.  Because these plots are scouted for SBR on a regular basis, the SBR was confirmed very early.  SBR has now been confirmed in Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas in...

Calcium Needs of Peanuts

Peanuts do require good nutrition to obtain high yields and quality. However, fertilization needs of peanuts are less than many crops that are commonly grown in Florida. Rotating peanuts with cotton or corn often leaves enough residual phosphorous (P)and potassium (K)...