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UGA Corn Short Course – February 6

The University of Georgia will host the Georgia Corn Short Course on Tuesday, February 6, 2018 at the UGA Tifton Campus Conference Center (15 RDC Road, Tifton, GA 31794).  Registration will begin at 8:00 eastern time and the program will begin at 8:30.  Registration for the event is $ 5 per person in advance, or …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2018/01/06/uga-corn-short-course-february-6/

Corn Disease Management: When to Apply a Fungicide?

Southern Rust in field corn at the UF/IFAS Plant Research Center, Citra. Photo: Nick Dufualt. By Nicholas Dufault and Maria C. Velez-Climent, UF/IFAS Plant Pathology Department Recently, southern corn rust (Puccinia polysora) (Figure 1) was identified in Seminole County, Georgia and southern Alabama. Our current rainfall trends have many wondering if it would be beneficial …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/06/16/corn-disease-management-when-to-apply-a-fungicide/

Late-summer Legume Cover Crops behind Corn

Nitrogen credits from late summer cover crops at the Plant Science Research and Education Unit in Citra, FL 2016. Photo: Arun Jani Arun Jani, and Michael Mulvaney, UF/IFAS West Florida Research and Education Center Integrating summer cover crops into rotations Corn harvest is around the corner.  What will you do with the land after harvest?  …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/06/09/late-summer-legume-cover-crops-behind-corn/

UF/IFAS Researchers Studying Corn Root Development in Florida’s Sandy Soils

Figure 1. Before mini-rhizotron tube was inserted, a GiddingsTM soil drilling rig creates a hole for the tube. Chaein Na and Diane Rowland, UF/IFAS Agronomy Department University of Florida researchers conducted an extensive field trial recently to investigate the hidden half of the corn plant, namely the roots. An extensive root system is beneficial for …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/01/08/ufifas-researchers-studying-corn-root-development-in-floridas-sandy-soils/

Alabama Corn and Wheat Short Course December 14 & 15

The 2015 Alabama Corn and Wheat Short Course will be held at the Auburn University Hotel and Dixon Conference Center December 14-15. Presenters from Auburn University,  the Alabama Cooperative Extension System,  other land grant universities, industry and the U.S. Department of Agriculture will address a variety of topics pertaining to corn and wheat growth. Alabama …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/11/20/alabama-corn-and-wheat-short-course-december-14-15/

Corn Harvest is Winding Down in Jackson County

Combines were rolling along at Dietrich Farms in Jackson County this week. Photo credit: Doug Mayo It is corn harvest time in Jackson County.  While many farmers and ranchers are enjoying the more frequent rainfall lately, it is making corn harvest more challenging.  Agents in Jackson County have performed yield checks on several varieties for …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/08/14/corn-harvest-is-winding-down-in-jackson-county/

2015 Corn Field Day: Friday July 24th

UF/IFAS West Florida Research and Education Center will hold the 2015 Field Corn Field Day on Friday, July 24th from 10-noon.  This year, topics will include the Corn Variety Trial and Demonstration, Environmentally Smart Nitrogen (ESN) and urea blends, and Fertilizer Application Timing for corn production.  Come see how varieties from Dyna Gro, Monsanto-Dekalb, Croplan, Syngenta, Pioneer, Terral, and Augusta …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/07/10/2015-corn-field-day-friday-july-24th/

Alabama Corn and Wheat Short Course December 15 & 16

The 2014 Alabama Corn and Wheat Short Course will be held December 15 & 16 at The Hotel at Auburn University & Dixon Conference Center Auburn, Alabama.  Certified Crop Advisor CEU’s will be available for participants.  Pre-registration is required. Agenda Download the printer friendly brochure:  2014 AL Corn and Wheat Short Course brochure Registration is …

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Corn Harvest is Underway in Jackson County (video)

Josh Thompson, Regional Crop IPM Agent, provides a corn yield check at a farm in Jackson County this week. Photo credit: Doug Mayo Combines began picking through corn last week, and this week the harvesting continues. Jackson County has a corn yield contest that several growers participate in.  Having a yield check allows for a …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/08/08/corn-harvest-is-underway-in-jackson-county-video/

West Florida Field Corn Varieity Tour July 29

TUESDAY, JULY 29, 2014 • 10:00 AM – Noon UF/IFAS WEST FLORIDA RESEARCH AND EDUCATION CENTER 4253 Experiment Road – Highway 182 Jay, Florida 32565 The UF/IFAS Panhandle Agriculture Extension Team will be hosting a Field Corn Variety Tour on Tuesday, July 29th, at the West Florida Research Education Center near Jay, Florida.  The event …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/07/25/west-florida-field-corn-varieity-tour-july-29/

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