In this Issue:
  • Southwest Alabama Stored Grain Workshop – July 18
  • Cowpea Curculio Outbreak Anticipated after Mild Winter
  • Tri-State Agronomic Scout School June 8
  • Need Pesticide CEUs? Attend The Great CEU Round-Up July 26
  • XtendiMax, Engenia, and Enlist Duo Now Registered for Use in Florida
  • Private/Core Pesticide Applicator Training – April 28th
  • Save a Penny, Lose a Dollar – The Importance of Spray Nozzle Selection and Maintenance
  • Private/Core Pesticide Applicator Training- February 22
  • Alabama Cooperative Extension offers Training for use of Dicamba and 2,4-D Resistant Crops
  • Central Panhandle Pesticide Training Series – March 13, 14, 16, 17
  • Pesticide

    Southwest Alabama Stored Grain Workshop – July 18

    Grain farmers should make plans to attend the Southwest Alabama Stored Grains Workshop that will be held July 18, 2017 at Shelly Farms in Atmore, Alabama.  This will be a hands on workshop on grain drying, automated bin management systems, and stored grain integrated pest management (IPM).

    Registration is free, but please PRE-REGISTER by contacting Kim Wilkins, …

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    Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2017/06/09/southwest-alabama-stored-grain-workshop-july-18/

    Cowpea Curculio Outbreak Anticipated after Mild Winter

    Peas are a staple food throughout the South.  Whether you prefer southern peas, cowpeas, or blackeye peas, they are all under threat from the cowpea curculio, also known locally as pea weevils.  With the mild winter this year, growers can anticipate that cowpea curculios may show up much earlier in the season, with a …

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    Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2017/05/12/cowpea-curculio-outbreak-anticipated-after-mild-winter/

    Tri-State Agronomic Scout School June 8

    The Jackson County Extension Office in collaboration with specialists from Auburn University and the University of Georgia will host a Tri-State Agronomic Scout School on June 8, 2017. The meeting will take place at the Jackson County Agricultural Conference Center (2741 Penn Ave, Marianna, FL 32448), starting with registration at 8:00 AM (CST) and ending …

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    Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2017/05/12/tri-state-agronomic-scout-school-june-8/

    Need Pesticide CEUs? Attend The Great CEU Round-Up July 26

    The Great CEU Round-Up, July 26, 2017 8:30am-4pm EDT

    It’s that time of year again, the Florida Turfgrass Association (FTGA) and UF/IFAS are partnering to present The Great CEU Round-Up. This program is designed to allow pesticide license holders to earn up to six CEUs across multiple categories, this all day program …

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    Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2017/05/12/need-pesticide-ceus-attend-the-great-ceu-round-up-july-26/

    XtendiMax, Engenia, and Enlist Duo Now Registered for Use in Florida

    Ethan Carter, Regional Crop IPM Agent, Jay Ferrell, and Ramon Leon, UF/IFAS Weed Specialists

    Late last week, after much anticipation, the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services provided the final approval for use of 2,4-D and dicamba in resistant cotton and soybean cultivars. At time of publication, Florida has approved one …

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    Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2017/04/07/xtendimax-engenia-and-enlist-duo-now-registered-for-use-in-florida/

    Private/Core Pesticide Applicator Training – April 28th

    Are you in need of CEUs for renewal of your restricted use pesticide license? If you do not have a license, are you interested in obtaining one?

    The UF/IFAS Extension Calhoun County office will be offering restricted use pesticide applicator training on April 28th in two separate sessions to accommodate the varying needs of …

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    Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2017/04/07/privatecore-pesticide-applicator-training-april-28th/

    Save a Penny, Lose a Dollar – The Importance of Spray Nozzle Selection and Maintenance

    Ian Small, UF/IFAS Plant Pathologist, NFREC Quincy, and Jeff Clack, Hypro Pentair Flow Technologies

    There is no shortage of new technologies being marketed to improve the efficiency of farming operations.  The most cost effective place to start is with the basics, or in other words, start with the parts of your operation that improve …

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    Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2017/02/24/save-a-penny-lose-a-dollar-the-importance-of-spray-nozzle-selection-and-maintenance/

    Private/Core Pesticide Applicator Training- February 22

    Are you in need of CEUs for renewal of your restricted use pesticide license? If you do not have a license, are you interested in obtaining one?

    UF/IFAS Jackson County Extension will be offering restricted use pesticide applicator training on February 22nd  in two separate sessions, to accommodate the varying needs of participants.  …

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    Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2017/02/03/privatecore-pesticide-applicator-training-february-22/

    Alabama Cooperative Extension offers Training for use of Dicamba and 2,4-D Resistant Crops

    Alabama Cooperative Extension will offer training for anyone who will be applying auxin herbicides to dicamba or 2,4-D tolerant crops. While mandatory for Alabama farmers, Florida farmers can also attend these educational classes.  See the table below for the date, time, and location closest to you.  All Alabama producers that are planning on using this …

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    Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2017/02/03/alabama-cooperative-extension-offers-training-for-use-of-dicamba-and-24-d-resistant-crops/

    Central Panhandle Pesticide Training Series – March 13, 14, 16, 17

    The Central Panhandle Pesticide Training Series is an annual collaboration between Holmes, Washington, Jackson, and Calhoun County Extension Agents. Anyone interested in obtaining a restricted use pesticide license or CEUs for an existing license is welcome to attend.  This year’s series will be held in Bonifay at the Holmes County Extension Office. CEUs and …

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    Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2017/02/03/central-panhandle-pesticide-training-series-march-13-14-16-17/

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