2022 Watermelon Update #5 – April 11

2022 Watermelon Update #5 – April 11

Bob Hochmuth with input from Suwannee Valley Extension Agents: Mark Warren (Levy), Tyler Pittman (Gilchrist), Tatiana Sanchez (Alachua), Luke Harlow (Union), Jay Capasso (Columbia), Dan Fenneman (Madison), Keith Wynn (Hamilton), Danielle Sprague (Jefferson), Emily...
Blueberry Production Forum – April 5

Blueberry Production Forum – April 5

  UF/IFAS and FAMU Extension in Gadsden County are planning a Small Fruit Entomology Forum in Quincy at the NFREC (155 Research Road) on April 5th. This event is open to local small fruit producers who are interested in learning about entomology and pest...
The Pollinating Power of Bumble Bees

The Pollinating Power of Bumble Bees

  There are five social species of bumble bees (Bombus spp.) native to Florida, and each is an important pollinator throughout the state. European honeybees provide about 85 percent of our pollinating activity that is vital for supplying one-quarter to one-third...
Tomato Varieties for 2022

Tomato Varieties for 2022

Josh Freeman, Vegetable Specialist, UF/IFAS NFREC Quincy It’s time to make tomato plant orders for the first plantings of the 2022 spring growing season in North Florida and South Georgia (Figure 1). We have been very fortunate over the last several years and...