Fire Ant Damage in Hemp: Identification and Control

Fire Ant Damage in Hemp: Identification and Control

Hemp is relatively new crop for Florida. Information for hemp production such as suitable varieties, best management practices, insect and pest management, weed control, and invasion risk in natural areas are just beginning to be established through research. The...
Hemp Diseases in North Florida

Hemp Diseases in North Florida

Fanny Iriarte, Josh Freeman, Rui Yan, and Matthews Paret, UF/IFAS North Flroida Research and Education Center – The following are a collection of hemp diseases and the associated symptoms for diagnosis, as well as management tips to reduce yield loss or plant...
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...
Florida Growers Can Apply for Hemp Cultivation Permits

Florida Growers Can Apply for Hemp Cultivation Permits

Source:  Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) Hemp/CBD Program On April 16, the U.S. Department of Agriculture formally approved Florida’s state hemp program, clearing the way for Florida growers to begin cultivating hemp later this month....