Pumpkin Production in North Florida

Pumpkin Production in North Florida

We are nearly at the end of our planting window to grow pumpkins before Halloween, but certainly have plenty of time to produce winter squash before Thanksgiving. With that said you shouldn’t run out and plant pumpkins without reading this primer. Standard carving...
Consider Strawberry Production this Fall

Consider Strawberry Production this Fall

As the alternating cycles of sun, heat and rain shape our summer days, I start thinking about cooler times ahead and the fall planting season. One plant to consider for cool-season producton are strawberries. Planting strawberries in the fall is really an exercise in...
June 30 Watermelon Crop Update

June 30 Watermelon Crop Update

UF/IFAS Extension Suwannee Valley Watermelon Crop Update summarized by Bob Hochmuth with input from Suwannee Valley Extension Agents: Mark Warren, Tyler Pittman, Tatiana Sanchez, Luke Harlow, Jay Capasso, Sylvia Wills, Dan Fenneman, Keith Wynn, Danielle Sprague, Kevin...
2021 NRCS EQUIP Application Deadline September 1

2021 NRCS EQUIP Application Deadline September 1

Florida farmers, ranchers and forest owners can apply until September 1 for financial and technical assistance from USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) for fiscal year 2022 funding. Although applications...