Cogongrass – Now’s the Best Time to Start Control

Cogongrass – Now’s the Best Time to Start Control

Cogongrass is by no means a new issue in Northwest Florida, this highly aggressive, invasive species has been causing problems in pastures, pine plantations, rights-of way, and about everywhere else you can think of for many years. Just because cogongrass is not new...
The What, When and How of Florida’s Peanut Rust Issue

The What, When and How of Florida’s Peanut Rust Issue

Nicholas Dufault, Ian Small, Santosh Sanjel, Jay Capasso and Kevin Korus, UF/IFAS Peanut Team – As we approach the end of the peanut production season, Florida’s peanut farmers need to be wary of peanut rust.  Rust has been identified in fields in Columbia,...
Warm-Season Annual Forage Legume Video Tour

Warm-Season Annual Forage Legume Video Tour

Dr. Ann Blount, UF/IFAS Forage Breeder, coordinated with county extension agents across North Florida to establish warm-season annual forage legume variety demonstration plots, in the summer of 2020. Special thanks to Kelly Seed and Seedway for donating the seeds for...
Protecting Our Crop Protectants

Protecting Our Crop Protectants

Crop protection chemicals are vitally important to the agriculture industry and need to be protected. The “war on chemicals” is a true threat to the pesticides we rely on. That threat is challenging to manage except by advocating and telling the story of stewardship...