Tag Archive: Evaluation

Evaluation of Thrip Resistance to Neonicotinoid Insecticides

Figure 1. Tobacco thrips injury to seedling peanuts.  Joe Funderburk, Danielle Sprague, and Mrittunjai Srivistava, North Florida REC. Quincy, Florida Monitoring to evaluate continued susceptibility of pests to pesticides is an important part of any pest management program. Thrips are known for their ability to develop resistance to insecticides. The western flower thrips, Frankliniella occidentalis, …

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Permanent link to this article: http://gulf.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/07/18/evaluation-of-thrip-resistance-to-neonicotinoid-insecticides/

Fertilizer Spreader Evaluation

Last week we checked out this spreader, and with a few adjustments it is spreading evenly and doing a good job. We put out containers to catch fertilizer behind the spreader with grates in them to prevent the granules from bouncing out. Source:  Seminole Crop E News Rome Etrhedge, UGA Seminole County Coordinator As farmers …

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Permanent link to this article: http://gulf.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/03/01/fertilizer-spreader-evaluation/

An Economic Evaluation of Estrous Synchronization and Fixed-Time Artificial Insemination in Suckled Beef Cows

UF/IFAS beef cattle reseach project showed a $ 49 advantage per exposed cow with Timed AI. Cliff Lamb, UF/IFAS Beef Reproduction Specialist, NFREC Overview Estrous synchronization and artificial insemination (AI) are reproductive management tools that have been available to beef producers for over 30 years. Synchronization of the estrous cycle has the potential to shorten …

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Permanent link to this article: http://gulf.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2012/08/27/an-economic-evaluation-of-estrous-synchronization-and-fixed-time-artificial-insemination-in-suckled-beef-cows/