Tag Archive: Confirmed

Atypical BSE Cow Confirmed in Alabama

Cow/Calf pairs in the Florida Panhandle. Photo Credit: Kalyn Waters On Tuesday, July 18th, 2017, USDA announced confirmation of an atypical case of Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) in an 11 year-old cow in Alabama.  The case was detected at a livestock market in Alabama where the cow was showing clinical signs of the disease, which …

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Permanent link to this article: http://gulf.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/07/22/atypical-bse-cow-confirmed-in-alabama/

Citrus Greening Confirmed in Alabama

Citrus Greening. Photo Credit: Mongi Zekri, UF/IFAS. Amy Belcher, Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries A plant disease that presents a serious threat to the U.S. citrus industry has been detected in Alabama. Federal and state plant health officials have confirmed the identification of Citrus Greening (CG), also known as Huanglongbing or HLB, which is …

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Permanent link to this article: http://gulf.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/07/03/citrus-greening-confirmed-in-alabama/

Season’s First Incidence of Cotton Corynespora Target Spot Confirmed in Santa Rosa County

Fig1: Target spot on cotton. This season’s first incidence of Corynespora target spot in cotton has been confirmed in Santa Rosa County. By: Dr. Michael J. Mulvaney (Cropping Systems Specialist, University of Florida, IFAS Extension, West Florida Research and Education Center, Jay, FL), Dr. Nicholas S. Dufault (Dept. of Plant Pathology, University of Florida, IFAS …

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Permanent link to this article: http://gulf.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/07/11/seasons-first-incidence-of-cotton-corynespora-target-spot-confirmed-in-santa-rosa-county/

White Mold Confirmed in Santa Rosa Peanut Trial

Tan, mustard seed sized, white mold sclerotia are visible in peanuts in Santa Rosa County There are confirmed hits of white mold in the Extension Peanut Fungicide trial here in Santa Rosa County, up to 3 hits per 25 foot of row. White mold is one of those diseases that can be field diagnosed with …

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Permanent link to this article: http://gulf.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/07/20/white-mold-confirmed-in-santa-rosa-peanut-trial/

Pigeon Fever Cases Confirmed in Northwest Florida

A large animal veterinarian in north Florida has confirmed four cases of Pigeon Fever in Okaloosa and Walton Counties. Pigeon Fever is an infection caused by the bacteria, Corynebacterium pseudotuberculosis.  There are three forms of this disease: external abscesses, internal infection, ulcerative lymphangitis (limb infections). The most common form is external abscesses of the pectoral or ventral …

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Permanent link to this article: http://gulf.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2012/04/20/pigeon-fever-cases-confirmed-in-northwest-florida/