How Hot and Dry Conditions Affect Herbicide Performance

How Hot and Dry Conditions Affect Herbicide Performance

For the past several weeks, the Florida Panhandle has experienced hot and dry weather conditions. Unfortunately, these environmental conditions coincided with most of the pre-emergence (PRE) and early post-emergence (EPOST) herbicide applications. So, what could...
Renovating Centipede Grass Infested Pastures

Renovating Centipede Grass Infested Pastures

Encroachment of centipede grass even to the point of taking over a field of once vigorous bahiagrass or bermudagrass is an all too common occurrence.  Each year extension agents receive calls to look at and help landowners rectify a situation similar to the one in the...
Pasture Weeds are Coming – Be Ready

Pasture Weeds are Coming – Be Ready

Almost six months post Hurricane Michael, ranchers throughout the impacted areas are still feeling the effects of the storm. While many immediate issues caused by the storm have been addressed, the Thanks-to-Michael to-do list continues to grow as the seasons change....
Creeping Indigo: Get Ahead of the Problem Now

Creeping Indigo: Get Ahead of the Problem Now

The calendar and thermometer indicate the return of consistent warm weather is arriving soon. With it come forage production for grazing and hay, and the many weeds which create an assortment of problems.  Included is Creeping indigo, Indigofera spicata, a weed with...