Produce Safety Alliance Grower Training – October 21

Produce Safety Alliance Grower Training – October 21

UF/IFAS Jefferson County Extension will be hosting a Produce Safety Alliance (PSA) Training on Monday, October 21, 2019 in Monticello.  The training will be held from 8:00 AM to  at Florida Georgia Citrus, 5314 Boston Highway, Monticello, Florida. Who Should Attend?...
Cultivar Diversity Can Extend Muscadine Harvest Season

Cultivar Diversity Can Extend Muscadine Harvest Season

Although muscadine harvest can begin as early as July and as late as September, peak time is just beginning for the bulk of the muscadines grown in the Florida Panhandle.  Generally, muscadines do not store well or last long after harvest, so growers need the ability...
2019 Florida Pecan Field Day – October 3

2019 Florida Pecan Field Day – October 3

The annual Florida Pecan Field Day and Florida Pecan Growers Association Annual Meeting will be held on October 3, 2019 at the UF/IFAS Jefferson County Extension Office, 2729 W. Washington Highway, Monticello, Florida. All pecan growers are invited to attend....
Old Citrus Pests Making a Comeback in Florida

Old Citrus Pests Making a Comeback in Florida

Xavier Martini, Russ Mizell, UF/IFAS Entomology and Nematology department, North Florida Research and Education Center, Quincy, FL, and Lauren Diepenbrock,  UF/IFAS Entomology and Nematology Department, Citrus Research and Education Center, Lake Alfred, FL Citrus...
Torpedograss Slowly Attacking the Panhandle

Torpedograss Slowly Attacking the Panhandle

Tordpedograss (Panicum reopens) is one of the most concerning weeds in Florida, and has become a significant weed problem in the Panhandle. This weed’s favorite habitat is in or near ponds and ditches, but will spread across lawns, turf fields, and pastures. A native...