Tag Archive: Update

NISAW 2016 – An Update on the Lionfish Situation in the Panhandle

Lionfish (Pterois volitans):   Hooking a lionfish in local waters is still a rare event but reported encounters with anglers are increasing. (Photo Courtesy of Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission). An Update on the Lionfish Situation in the Panhandle In the past couple of years, we have posted articles about the lionfish during NISAW …

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Permanent link to this article: http://gulf.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/02/21/nisaw-2016-an-update-on-the-lionfish-situation-in-the-panhandle/

Summer Annual Forage Update

Tifleaf 3 millet planted August 20  and photographed October. 3, 2014 at the NFREC Beef and Forage Field Day. Photo Credit: Doug Mayo Ann Blount, Forage Breeder, NFREC-Marianna After a very cold and wet winter across much of the south, many of us are still reeling from low hay inventories and delayed winter forage growth. …

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Permanent link to this article: http://gulf.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/05/09/summer-annual-forage-update/

Update on 2014 peanut leaf spot fungicide trials in Citra, FL.

Figure 1. An aerial image of 2014 peanut leaf spot fungicide trial from the University of Florida Plant Science Research and Education Unit in Citra, FL on 9/25/14. The management of early and late leaf spot in peanuts is an essential task for growers each year. Currently, there are a number of fungicide products available …

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Permanent link to this article: http://gulf.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/03/28/update-on-2014-peanut-leaf-spot-fungicide-trials-in-citra-fl/

Peanut Disease and Nematode Management Update

Bob Kemarait, UGA Extension Plant Pathologist Peanut disease and nematode management are always a critical component for profitability and success.  The following are some suggestions for disease and nematode management for the 2015 growing season. It is expected that there will be a significant increase in acreage planted to peanut in 2015.  Growers are to …

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Permanent link to this article: http://gulf.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/03/21/peanut-disease-and-nematode-management-update/

Panhandle Weather Update January 14

January 2014 was a rough month in the Florida Panhandle.  Unusually cold weather kicked off the month and then sleet, ice and even a little snow shut down major highways. For the month of January, the wettest location was Carabelle with 6.1 inches of rainfall, and the driest was  Marianna, collecting only 2.1 inches.  The …

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Permanent link to this article: http://gulf.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/02/08/panhandle-weather-update-january-14/

What the Buzz About Bees? An Update from the Beekeeping Trade Show

On November 1-2, 2013, the Northwest District Agriculture and Family and Consumer Sciences (FCS) Agents Program Implementation Teams collaborated to offer classes during the annual Beekeeping Field Day and Tradeshow held in Chipley, FL. Attendees learn about bee hive maintenance. This third-annual event was part of the Florida State Beekeepers Association yearly conference and had …

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Permanent link to this article: http://gulf.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/12/19/what-the-buzz-about-bees-an-update-from-the-beekeeping-trade-show/

2013 Lionfish Summit; update on FWC meeting in Cocoa Beach

It seems everyone in the Panhandle is talking about the invasive lionfish. This non-native member of the scorpionfish family was first seen in U.S. waters in 1989 near Ft. Lauderdale.  Over the last two decades, much has been learned about the biology and potential impacts of lionfish in our waters; For additional background information you …

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Permanent link to this article: http://gulf.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/11/22/2013-lionfish-summit-update-on-fwc-meeting-in-cocoa-beach/

Crapemyrtle Research and Disease Management Update: Thursday,October 31; FL Pesticide and FNGLA CEUs available

     Please follow this link to download a PDF version of this flyer Author: Matthew Orwat – mjorwat@ufl.edu Matthew J. Orwat started his career with UF / IFAS in 2011 and is the Horticulture Extension Agent for Washington County Florida. His goal is to provide educational programming to meet the diverse needs of and …

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Permanent link to this article: http://gulf.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/10/21/crapemyrtle-research-and-disease-management-update-thursdayoctober-31-fl-pesticide-and-fngla-ceus-available/

Panhandle August Weather Update

National Weather Service estimates for August rainfall in the Tri-states Region.  Rainfall estimates for the region ranged from 4 to over 15″. The rain just keeps on coming.  August was another wet month and many farms and ranches in the Florida Panhandle are saturated.  The National Weather Service estimates much of the Panhandle received more …

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Permanent link to this article: http://gulf.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/09/07/panhandle-august-weather-update/

Green Industry Update: Fall 2013

  Pesticide training: Being licensed means complying with the law – but it also means you can run your business better and smarter. The licensing course will provide you with information you will use every day – on issues like laws, safety, labeling, and integrated pest management.  Even more, having a license will give you …

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Permanent link to this article: http://gulf.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/09/04/green-industry-update-fall-2013/

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