Investigating a Rapid Decline in North Florida Corn Fields

Investigating a Rapid Decline in North Florida Corn Fields

De Broughton, Regional Specialized Row Crop Agent, Dr. Ian Small, Plant Pathologist, and Dr. Fanny Iriarte, Plant Disease Diagnostician – What are the Symptoms? In recent weeks, extension agents in various locations across North Florida (primarily in the...
Hurricane Preparation and Recovery Guides for Florida Producers

Hurricane Preparation and Recovery Guides for Florida Producers

  The USDA Southeast Climate Hub with other USDA agencies and university Extension experts, have developed a set of guides for Florida agricultural producers. The guides are each tailored to a specific agricultural commodity and designed to help produces prepare...
Kudzu Bugs Arriving in High Numbers in Legume Crops

Kudzu Bugs Arriving in High Numbers in Legume Crops

Authored by Ethan Carter, Regional Crop IPM Agent and Danielle Sprague, Jefferson County Extension Agent It’s that time of year again, kudzu bugs (Megacopta cribraria) also referred to as globular stinkbugs, have recently been found in extremely high populations...
Virtual Corn Silage Hybrid Tour

Virtual Corn Silage Hybrid Tour

2020 has been a year of many challenges so far, but that didn’t stop our corn hybrid trial from being excellent! With cold nights and sunny days at the beginning of the season, great genetic material, and a fantastic dedication of the UF/IFAS Plant Science Research...
Cotton Marketing News:  Neutral Market Continues

Cotton Marketing News: Neutral Market Continues

Don Shurley, UGA Professor Emeritus of Cotton Economics – Futures Prices USDA’s Acreage report, the first estimate of actual acres planted, will be out next week on Tuesday, June 30th.  USDA’s Prospective Plantings report back at the end of March said that...
Cotton Market Commentary:  Mid-June Summary

Cotton Market Commentary: Mid-June Summary

Thursday—June 18, 2020 Here’s the situation and the question on everyone’s mind.  It’s now past mid-June.  Typically by this time, the market has presented growers with at least one “decent” opportunity to market/price a portion of the upcoming crop.  Well, I doubt...