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Peanut Field Day- August 17th (CEUs Available)

The annual Peanut Field Day will be held at the Marianna North Florida Research and Education Center (NFREC) on Thursday, August 17, 2017 starting with registration at 7:45 AM (CDT) and ending with a sponsored lunch at the nearby Sunland Pavilion. CEUs will be available at registration. This event has been approved for Florida pesticide …

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Perennial Peanut Field Day – June 2

The Perennial Peanut Producers Association and UF/IFAS Extension will be hosting the annual Perennial Peanut Field Day on Friday, June 2, 2017 from 9:30 AM to 2:30 PM at the North Florida Research and Education Center in Quincy, Florida.  Topics to be discussed at the field day include:  perennial peanut diseases, nitrogen fixation, and weed …

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Permanent link to this article: http://liberty.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/05/20/perennial-peanut-field-day-june-2/

Field Crop Nematode Management Publications Updated

Patches of stunted corn from sting nematode infection. Photo by Tamra Jackson-Ziems, University of Nebraska-Lincoln. One of my goals since starting as field crop nematologist at the University of Florida last June was to update the nematode management guides for Florida field crops, so that extension agents and growers have access to active copies of …

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Permanent link to this article: http://liberty.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/03/31/field-crop-nematode-management-publications-updated/

Field Report: Sick Oats in the Panhandle

Ethan Carter, Crop IPM Regional Agent and Ann Blount, UF/IFAS Forage Breeder Crop aftershocks related to last week’s weather conditions (cold, overcast, and wet) were felt this week across in the Florida Panhandle. Growers reported a variety of symptoms in their oat fields, ranging from what appeared to be viral discoloration, fungal diseases, and cold damage. …

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Permanent link to this article: http://liberty.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/03/24/field-report-sick-oats-in-the-panhandle/

Is it Cost-effective to Apply Nematicides to Field Corn?

Zane Grabau, UF/IFAS Entomology & Nematology Department & Patrick Troy, Regional Row Crop Agent Plant-parasitic nematodes, including sting, root-knot (RKN), and stubby-root nematodes among others can cause significant damage to Florida field corn.  Nematicide application is a common management practice for nematodes, but is it economically feasible for a relatively low-value crop like corn? Patches …

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Permanent link to this article: http://liberty.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/02/03/is-it-cost-effective-to-apply-nematicides-to-field-corn/

Gulf Coast Small Farms Field Day – November 17

  Join us on Thursday, November 17th at the West Florida Research and Education Center (4253 Experiment Drive, Jay) for the Fall Gulf Coast Small Farms Field Day. Registration starts at 7:45, with informational sessions and tours starting at 8:00 am. The following topics will be covered include: Using Protected Agriculture and Hydroponics to Meet Demand for …

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Permanent link to this article: http://liberty.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/10/29/gulf-coast-small-farms-field-day-november-17/

Sugarcane Field Day – November 7

The Annual Sugarcane Field Day will be held Monday, November 7, 2016 at the North Florida Research and Education Center (NFREC), in Quincy where a nursery of chewing, syrup, and crystal sugar varieties are maintained.  This educational event is for anyone interested in learning about and obtaining different varieties of sugarcane for growing on their farm or …

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Permanent link to this article: http://liberty.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/10/29/sugarcane-field-day-november-7/

NFREC Vegetable Field Day October 5

The North Florida Research and Education Center in Quincy will be hosting a Vegetable Field Day from 9am-3pm on October 5th at 155 Research Road, Quincy, FL 32351-5677, Phone: (850) 875-7100 Topics to be covered during the event will be disease and nematode management in tomato, watermelon, cucumber, and cantaloupe. Tomato and watermelon varieties for …

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Permanent link to this article: http://liberty.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/08/26/nfrec-vegetable-field-day-october-5/

Pecan Field Day Scheduled for Tuesday, October 4

North Florida Pecan Field Day  Tuesday, October 4 – 8:30 AM to 2:00 PM North Florida Research & Education Center – Quincy  155 Research Road, Quincy, FL 32351 The 2016 Florida Pecan Field Day will provide the latest research information for commercial pecan growers. This is a free, sponsored event but we do ask that you …

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Irrigation and Crop Management Field Day September 13

If you have irrigation or are planning on investigating in a pivot for your farm, please join us at the Irrigation and Crop Management Field Day on September 13th in Escambia County.  The Field Day will start in Sam and Scott Walker’s field near Oak Grove, Florida (very close to Walnut Hill).  The field is …

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