UGA Forage Pest Alert for Armyworms & Stem Maggots

UGA Forage Pest Alert for Armyworms & Stem Maggots

Dennis Hancock, UGA Forage Extension Specialist BE ON THE LOOKOUT! Fall Armyworms and Bermudagrass Stem Maggot have been spotted at treatable levels in fertilized pastures and hayfields in Central & Southern Georgia! (Editor’s note:  These pests generally...
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...
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...
Big Bend Pesticide Training Series – September 16-19

Big Bend Pesticide Training Series – September 16-19

The Big Bend Pesticide Training Series is a multi-county collaboration between Gadsden, Leon, and Jefferson County Extension agents. The series is scheduled for September 16-19th, and will take place this year in Monticello at the Jefferson County Extension Office....