Citrus Greening (HLB) Update for North Florida and Georgia

Citrus Greening (HLB) Update for North Florida and Georgia

Iriarte, F.B1, Lovestrand E.L.2, McConnell J.3, Demorest N.4, Tancig M.5, Martini X.1, Andersen P.1, and Paret M1. University of Florida Research and Education Center, Quincy, FL1, and UF/IFAS Franklin2, Bay3, Columbia4 and Leon5 County Extension. Back in 2016, Citrus...
Asian Longhorned Tick found on North Georgia Cow

Asian Longhorned Tick found on North Georgia Cow

Jennifer Whitaker, Georgia Farm Bureau The Asian Longhorned Tick – an invasive species with the potential to cause severe anemia and tick fever in livestock – has been positively identified on a cow in Pickens County (North Central GA), the Georgia...
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...