Pond Weed Control – Common Salvinia

Pond Weed Control – Common Salvinia

  Aquatic weed problems are common in the Panhandle of Florida.  Common Salvinia (Salvinia minima) is a persistent  invasive weed problem found in many ponds in Gadsden County. There are ten species of salvinia in the tropical Americas, but none are native to...
Spray Water Quality Can Affect Pesticide Performance

Spray Water Quality Can Affect Pesticide Performance

Authored by Ethan Carter (Regional Crop IPM Agent) and Pratap Devkota (UF/IFAS Weed Specialist) Every applicator can think of an example where their pesticide (herbicide, insecticide, fungicide) provided less than desirable control. What you may not realize is that...
Friday Feature: Rotation of Hay Feeding Locations

Friday Feature: Rotation of Hay Feeding Locations

This week’s featured video was produced by SunUp TV, which is Oklahoma State Extension’s Television show for producers in their state.  The topic of this video is the value of rotating or continuously moving hay feeding stations to different locations in a...
Nutrient Management for Vegetable Crops

Nutrient Management for Vegetable Crops

Proper plant nutrition is key to a successful vegetable crop.  Too little fertilizer reduces yields.  Too much fertilizer, though not always harmful to the crop, can be economically detrimental to the farm and can negatively impact the environment.  Also, over...