Early Season 2019 Peanut Disease Observations

Early Season 2019 Peanut Disease Observations

The peanut field conditions have gone from hot and dry in early June to a mix of wet and dry at the end of the month across much of Florida’s peanut production area (Figure 1).  The crop was definitely stressed by the drought and heat with Aspergillus crown rot...
2019 Great CEU Round-Up – June 26

2019 Great CEU Round-Up – June 26

The Great CEU Round-Up June 26, 2019 (7:30 am – 3:00 pm CST) The Florida Turfgrass Association (FTGA) and UF/IFAS have partnered to present the Great CEU Round-Up. Earn up to 6 CEUs across 7 license categories as this statewide program is broadcast to participating...
Calibrating Your Boomless Pesticide Sprayer

Calibrating Your Boomless Pesticide Sprayer

Ethan Carter, Regional Crop IPM Agent, and Kalyn Waters, Holmes County Agricultural Agent Trees, fences, and uneven ground can make applying pesticides to pastures with a boom-type sprayer challenging. One way to avoid these hazards is to utilize a boomless sprayer....
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...