UF Peanut Field Day- August 15

UF Peanut Field Day- August 15

The annual UF Peanut Field Day will be held at the North Florida Research and Education Center (NFREC) in Marianna on Thursday, August 15, 2019. The event will start with registration at 7:45 AM (CDT) and conclude with a sponsored lunch on-site at NFREC. CEUs will be...
Sunbelt Ag Expo Crop Field Day – July 25

Sunbelt Ag Expo Crop Field Day – July 25

Farmers are invited to attend the annual Sunbelt Ag Expo Field Day on Thursday, July 25, 2019 from 7:45 am – Noon EDT! – – It’s a half-day packed full of ag technology, and the latest equipment and techniques for successful farming in the southeast!...
Early Season 2019 Peanut Disease Observations

Early Season 2019 Peanut Disease Observations

The peanut field conditions have gone from hot and dry in early June to a mix of wet and dry at the end of the month across much of Florida’s peanut production area (Figure 1).  The crop was definitely stressed by the drought and heat with Aspergillus crown rot...
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...
Recognizing and Managing Sting Nematode Problems in Peanuts

Recognizing and Managing Sting Nematode Problems in Peanuts

Most agriculture professionals recognize that plant-parasitic nematodes can drag down peanut yield.  In the Southeast, peanut nematodes are often assumed to be peanut root-knot nematodes (Meloidogyne arenaria and Meloidogyne javanica) because they are widespread,...