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,...
Peanut Variety Options for the 2019 Season

Peanut Variety Options for the 2019 Season

Last week, I finished the final winter meeting of the year discussing the slate of peanut varieties available (many on a limited basis) for the 2019 season.   The yield test information from across the southeast shows that many of our new peanut varieties have similar...