May Update on the Cotton Nitrogen Rate Research Project

May Update on the Cotton Nitrogen Rate Research Project

Libbie Johnson, Santa Rosa County Extension and Ethan Carter, Regional Row Crop IPM Agent Great news for all of our Florida cotton producers: the nitrogen (N) rate project has started! The UF/IFAS cotton recommendation is 60 units of nitrogen, which has been argued by...
2022 Watermelon Update #1 – March 7

2022 Watermelon Update #1 – March 7

Bob Hochmuth with input from Suwannee Valley Extension Agents: Mark Warren (Levy), Tyler Pittman (Gilchrist), Tatiana Sanchez (Alachua), Luke Harlow (Union), Jay Capasso (Columbia), Dan Fenneman (Madison), Keith Wynn (Hamilton), Danielle Sprague (Jefferson), Emily...
Soybeans are a Viable Crop Option in 2022

Soybeans are a Viable Crop Option in 2022

With record high fertilizer prices, a legume crop like soybeans look more appealing to crop producers.  Soybeans accept a soil pH range of 5.8 to 6.5.  Soybeans, when properly inoculated, require no nitrogen fertilizer.  When soil levels of phosphorus and potassium...
Crop Fertilizer Tune-Up to Up Your Game in 2022

Crop Fertilizer Tune-Up to Up Your Game in 2022

Mark Warren, UF/IFAS Extension Levy County Agriculture Agent Farmers across North Florida are expressing concern about high and rising fertilizer costs as they look to the upcoming season. While there isn’t much that we can offer in terms of supply chain issues and...