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Whole Farm Integrated Pest Management Video Modules

Trap crops such as sorghum, triticale, buckwheat and sunflowers planted along field borders can be used to attract stinkbugs away from cash crops. If you are interested in learning how to manage pests using integrated pest management (IPM) strategies on a whole farm or whole landscape level, a team of University of Florida IFAS Extension …

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White Mold Management in Peanuts

The 2014 Panhandle peanut crop is developing at a normal pace. Soilborne disease control programs have begun, mainly targeting white mold.  Some fields are also being treated for foliage feeding caterpillars. As peanut farmers progress further into their white mold management program, they need to take a serious look at the fungicide options that producers …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/07/26/white-mold-management-in-peanuts/

Jefferson Grazing Series to Focus on Best Management Practices

Learn how to make the grass greener on YOUR side of the fence! Photo by Jed Dillard Effective grazing management is a dynamic dance between maximizing animal performance and maintaining healthy pastures, preventing erosion and maintaining water quality. Join us on Tuesday, July 15 for the next session of the Jefferson Grazing Series. We’ll learn …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/07/11/jefferson-grazing-series-to-focus-on-best-management-practices/

Pond Weed Management Workshop – June 12th

  Excess aquatic weeds can be a source of frustration for pond owners. Privately owned ponds and lakes are common across the Panhandle. Ponds can be a source of great enjoyment and frustration for their owners. When all is well a pond is a welcome addition to most any landscape. However, when problems arise pond …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/06/06/pond-weed-management-workshop-june-12th/

Pond Management Techniques Workshop May 27

Spend the early evening learning and understanding pond biology and proper management techniques from experts in the field. This program is for all pond owners, managers and others interested in pond management. Topics and Demonstrations include: • Pond Construction • Water Quality • Choosing a Fish Stocking Program • Demonstration of Electroshock Fishing • Aquatic …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/05/22/pond-management-techniques-workshop-may-27/

UGA Forage Insect Management Webinar May 20

University of Georgia Extension will be hosting a webinar to discuss management of some troublesome insects for pastures and hay fields.  The webinar will be presented through the Internet on Tuesday, may 20, 2014, beginning at 9:00 AM Eastern time, 8:00 AM Central.  There is no registration fee to participate, but you must RSVP to …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/05/16/uga-forage-insect-management-webinar-may-20/

Grazing Management Can Improve Pasture Fertility

Figure 1. Soil nutrient concentration at different pasture locations according to the distance from shade and water; zone 1 is the closest zone to shade and water, zone 2 is an intermediate zone, and zone 3 is the remaining area of the pasture (Dubeux et al., 2006). Jose Dubeux – UF/IFAS NFREC Forage Management Specialist …

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Large Carpenter Bee Management and Control

Photo 1 Large Carpenter Bee – Photo by Shep Eubanks Every year beginning in mid-March to early-April, Extension Agents begin to receive inquiries about managing carpenter bees which are attacking barns, eaves, rafters, and other wooden structures.  The bee most commonly responsible for economic damages is typically the large Carpenter bee (see Photo 1) Photo …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/04/04/large-carpenter-bee-management-and-control/

Longleaf Pine Restoration & Management Workshop

Longleaf Pine habitat. Photo by Judy Ludlow There will be a workshop on Longleaf Pine Forest Restoration and Management held in Washington County on May 14, 2014. This will be an excellent opportunity for Panhandle landowners to learn more about the possibilities of growing Longleaf Pine on their property. Longleaf pine has many favorable characteristics …

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What Does the Launch of New Generic Fungicides Mean for Plant Disease Management in 2014?

The 2013 foliar peanut disease fungicide trial from Marianna, FL. It is important to monitor products for reductions in their efficacy when managing for fungicide resistance. Early in 2014 the patent for the popular strobilurin fungicide (FRAC group 11) azoxystrobin will expire. Azoxystrobin is the active ingredient in the Syngenta® fungicides Quadris®, Abound® and Heritage® …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/01/31/what-does-the-launch-of-new-generic-fungicides-mean-for-plant-disease-management-in-2014/

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