Dealing with the Sweetpotato Weevil

Dealing with the Sweetpotato Weevil

Sweet potatoes are widely grown in Florida, especially on small farms. Foliar pests such as whiteflies, leafminers, and armyworms are generally of minor concern. The most serious insect pests are the immature stages of insects that feed on the roots and tubers; among...
May 23 Watermelon Crop Update

May 23 Watermelon Crop Update

Downy Mildew Alert There have been several reports of downy mildew in watermelon in the southern part of the Suwannee Valley region the past couple days. We will get lab confirmation as soon as possible, but we are confident downy is here. I can also indicate we did...
May 3 Watermelon Crop Update

May 3 Watermelon Crop Update

UF/IFAS Extension Suwannee Valley Weekly 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...
April 5 Watermelon Crop Update

April 5 Watermelon Crop Update

UF/IFAS Extension Suwannee Valley Weekly Watermelon Crop Update – April 5, 2021 – Summarized by Bob Hochmuth with input from Suwannee Valley Extension Agents: Mark Warren, Tyler Pittman, Tatiana Sanchez, Luke Harlow, Jay Capasso, Sylvia Wills, Dan...