Monthly Archive: March 2012

Drought Forecast Suggests Early Peanut Planting this Year

Certainly the rain that fell late this winter has helped replenish the ground water and has refilled ponds that have been dry or nearly dry for some time.  For the first time in months, the Florida Panhandle has moved out of the severe drought category on the drought monitor. Although this is very encouring, the …

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Tax Information for Timber Operations

NEW TIMBER TAX PUBLICATION The US Forest Service released the 2011 edition of Federal Income Tax on Timber: A Key to Your Most Frequently Asked Questions, a quick-reference guide to timber tax laws impacting woodland owners. Complete with the new tax law updates, this publication provides a timely tax reporting information for the 2011 return …

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New UF/IFAS Fact Sheet on Lantana Control in Pastures

Lantana Bloom

Control of Lantana in Pastures (SSAGR359/AG368) Lantana is currently one of the top 10 most troublesome weeds in Florida. Although it is still sold as an ornamental, commercial varieties are sterile and considered to be non-invasive. It can quickly invade disturbed sites by producing plant toxins in its roots and stems, which either slow the …

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New UF/IFAS Fact Sheet for Diagnosing Herbicide Injury to Cotton

Imazapic (Cadre, Impose) injury from a post-emergence application. Note

Diagnosing Herbicide Injury in Cotton (SSAGR358/AG367) UF/IFAS just released a new fact sheet to help farmers diagnose herbicide injury in cotton.  This 10-page fact sheet aids in the diagnosis of herbicide injury by providing pictures and descriptions of behavior in plants and symptoms associated with different herbicides organized by mode of action. Written by Sarah …

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