Seminole County Farm Tour – June 12

Seminole County Farm Tour – June 12

  On Wednesday, June 12, 2019 Seminole County (GA) will host their annual Farm Tour. Farm tours are a great way to see what farmers are doing and get a better insight to the agricultural industry. This year, the tour is scheduled to take place from 8:00 am –...
Tri-State Agronomic Scouting School – June 13

Tri-State Agronomic Scouting School – June 13

Tri-State Agronomic Scouting School Jackson County Extension Office 2741 Penn Ave, Marianna, Florida 32448 June 13, 7:30-2pm (CST) How good are your crop pest identification skills? Do you sometimes struggle trying to control pests in your crops? If you are interested...
Brittle Snap Damage in Corn

Brittle Snap Damage in Corn

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 cutworms. But, when I found out the cut off stalks were V8 stage corn, that was almost head high, I got...
Twisted Whorl Syndrome in Corn

Twisted Whorl Syndrome in Corn

Authored by De Broughton, Regional Specialized Agronomic Crop Agent, and Ethan Carter, Regional Specialized Crop IPM Agent Throughout North Florida, producers have reported seeing corn of certain varieties with twisted whorls and other unusual symptoms. Soon after...
Friday Feature:  National Corn Yield Contest

Friday Feature: National Corn Yield Contest

Field corn planting is well underway across the Panhandle.  Over last few years, the weather has not been ideal for optimal corn production in the Panhandle, as excessive rainfall events, weeds, and fungal diseases have depressed yields.  This year may be different?...