New Fusarium Wilt Risk Calculator for Watermelons

New Fusarium Wilt Risk Calculator for Watermelons

Nicholas Dufault, UF/IFAS Plant Pathologist,  Mathew Cullen, UF/IFAS Plant Pathology Dept., & Kevin Athearn, Regional Specialized Agent.   As we move into the cooler months of fall, many of us are thinking about hunting, catching up on much need repairs,...
Early-Season Peanut Disease Management for the 2021 Season

Early-Season Peanut Disease Management for the 2021 Season

Nick Dufault, UF/IFAS State Extension Pathologist, Ethan Carter, Regional Crop IPM Agent,  De Broughton, Regional Specialized Agent, and Ian Small, UF/IFAS Plant Pathologist Peanut planting has already begun in Florida, so preseason decisions, such as varietal...
Industrial Hemp Diseases in Florida: What We Know So Far

Industrial Hemp Diseases in Florida: What We Know So Far

Authors: Nicholas Dufault, Zach Eldred, Keir Hamilton, Kevin Korus; UF/IFAS Extension State Specialist, Doctor of Plant Medicine Students, and Alachua County Agent Florida’s industrial hemp growers face many challenges when developing a pest management plan. One...
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,...