Quincy Citrus Variety Evaluation Update

Quincy Citrus Variety Evaluation Update

The relatively mild winter temperatures during the two last decades have led to a resurgence of interest in cold hardy citrus in North Florida. The Satsuma is the most cold-hardy commercial citrus, and they account for most of the new commercial citrus acreage in the...
New Phone App Connects Beekeepers and Growers

New Phone App Connects Beekeepers and Growers

Source: Pollination Network Pollination Network, a mobile app that helps local farmers and growers find bees and beekeepers, launched this week in the Apple App Store and Google Play Store. The app helps beekeepers to find jobs with nearby growers, and it allows...
Brown Marmorated Stink Bug Control Using Natural Enemies

Brown Marmorated Stink Bug Control Using Natural Enemies

A few weeks ago I was lucky enough to attend North Carolina State’s Tomato Field Day, at the Mountain Horticultural Crops Research and Extension Center in Mills River, NC.  Every summer crowds flock from all over the Southeast to learn what’s new in the world of...
The Bumble Bee – One of Florida’s Vital Pollinators

The Bumble Bee – One of Florida’s Vital Pollinators

Bumble bees are among the most recognizable of insects. They are large, colorful, and a wonder to watch.  They’re also popularized in media, cartoons, and clip-art images, but beyond the popular images, bumble bees are worthy of our attention as important pollinators...