UF/IFAS Extension Suwannee Valley Watermelon Crop Update #1

UF/IFAS Extension Suwannee Valley Watermelon Crop Update #1

– 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 Athearn, and Charles Barrett. – 2021...
Squash Bugs – Always a Problem in Cucurbits

Squash Bugs – Always a Problem in Cucurbits

Life Cycle The squash bug, Anasa tristis, is a common insect pest of squash and other cucurbits.  Squash bugs have a six to eight week life cycle, and can have up to three generations per year in Florida.  They generally lay their eggs on the lower surface of leaves,...
Hydroponic Vegetable Production

Hydroponic Vegetable Production

If you are considering diversifying your farm, or simply planning to grow more produce at home, then you may want to give hydroponic production a try.  Basically, hydroponic production is the growing of crops without soil.  This can be achieved through several...