Tag Archive: Management

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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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/04/11/grazing-management-can-improve-pasture-fertility/

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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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/04/04/longleaf-pine-restoration-management-workshop/

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/

Vaseygrass in your Bermuda hayfield? Start your management now!

Mature Vaseygrass with seed headPhoto by James H. Miller & Ted Bodner, Southern Weed Science Society, Bugwood.org When you think of hay in the third week of January, you are probably wondering whether you’ll have enough hay to last until grass greens up in the spring. However, now is the time to develop your plan …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/01/17/vaseygrass-in-your-bermuda-hayfield-start-your-management-now/

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://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/10/21/crapemyrtle-research-and-disease-management-update-thursdayoctober-31-fl-pesticide-and-fngla-ceus-available/

Florida Agriculture Financial Management Conference – October 21-22

The 2013 Florida Agricultural Financial Management Conference (FAFMC) is taking place on October 21 – 22, 2013 at the Omni Orlando Resort at Champions Gate. This year we’re pleased to announce our partnership with the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services to bring this conference to the state. With a projected attendance of 300 …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/09/27/florida-agriculture-financial-management-conference-october-21-22/

Green Industries Best Management Practices

On June 18, 2009, Florida Governor Charlie Crist signed into law SB 494 requiring all commercial fertilizer applicators have a license by January 1, 2014. Passing the Green Industries Best Management Practices (GI-BMP) training is mandatory to obtain that license.  University of Florida/IFAS Extension provides training and testing programs in urban landscape management practices and …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/07/15/green-industries-best-management-practices/

Warm Season Fish Pond Management

Warm temperatures and longer days have kicked pond productivity into “high gear.” North Florida’s cool fall and winter seem a distant memory.  Warm temperatures and longer days have kicked pond productivity into “high gear.”  Biological activity in and around your pond is in full swing this time of year and there are some “warm weather” …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/06/28/warm-season-fish-pond-management/

Bermudagrass Stem Maggot ID and Management

Stem maggots are a relatively new pest of Bermudagrass hay-fields in the Southeast. Major infestations can cause significant yield and quality loss to Bermudagrass hayfields.  Credit: Alabama Extension Publication Management of Bermudagrass Stem Maggot ANR 1462 Bermudagrass stem maggots (Atherigona reversura) are a relatively new pest of Bermudagrass hayfields in the Southeast, only being discovered …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/06/13/bermudagrass-stem-maggot-id-and-management/

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