April 12 Watermelon Crop Update

April 12 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...
Preemergence Herbicide Treatments Behind the Cotton Planter

Preemergence Herbicide Treatments Behind the Cotton Planter

– Dr. Steve Li, Auburn Weed Scientist – Cotton planting will be in full swing in just another week or two. One thing that I cannot emphasize enough is to START CLEAN (free of weeds), particularly in no-till fields. A single-pass burndown treatment is often...
Four Early-Season Lessons from 2020 Peanut Production

Four Early-Season Lessons from 2020 Peanut Production

Michael J. Mulvaney, UF/IFAS Cropping Systems Specialist, CCA – Check the germ rate of your seed I was shocked last year to see so many skippy stands, because we didn’t check the germ rate. Many peanut fields had 2 plants/ft! At that rate, you’ve taken your...
Suwannee Valley Watermelon Crop Update: March 29

Suwannee Valley Watermelon Crop Update: March 29

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