Tag Archive: Season

Hurricane Season Is Upon Us Again… Time to Prepare

The beginning of hurricane season—June 1—is very nearly upon us. It’s been more than ten years since northwest Florida was on the receiving end of a destructive hurricane. However, we’ve been no strangers to devastating floods, tornadoes, and even an ice storm over the past few years. No matter what natural disaster lurks around the …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/05/08/hurricane-season-is-upon-us-again-time-to-prepare/

Enjoying Local Seafood; What’s in Peak Season for February?

There has been an increase interest, from both visitors and residents, in purchasing local seafood.  Here we are going to define local seafood as anything caught or grown within 200 miles of your location.  For Pensacola that includes Alabama, Mississippi, and much of Louisiana; for St. Mark’s that would include the Big Bend and much …

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Doveweed: A Warm Season Turf Problem Most Visible In Fall

______________________Figure 1. Doveweed patch in St. Augustinegrass sod.__________________________ Ramon Leon, WFREC Weed Specialist Doveweed (Murdannia nudiflora) is a summer annual weed species that belongs to the dayflower family. Over the last three years, this weed has become an important weed problem in residential lawns and sod production. This weed has two key characteristics that make …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/12/04/doveweed-a-warm-season-turf-problem-most-visible-in-fall/

Camellia Season Approaches

White by the Gate, Magnoliaeflora, and Spellbound camellia flowers Are you looking for an evergreen shrub with showy flowers in the fall or winter? Look no further than an old Southern favorite, the camellia. Large camellias dot landscapes of historic homes throughout the Florida Panhandle, and although they look like they’ve been here forever. Camellias …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/10/15/camellia-season-approaches/

Cotton Marketing News: Where Does This Wild Season Go From Here?

Don Shurley, University of Georgia Cotton Economist Here’s a scene from The Andy Griffith Show: AUNT BEE: Opie, you need to go next door and see Floyd about a haircut. OPIE: But Aunt Bee, those little hairs get down my neck and they itch like crazy. AUNT BEE: Well, after the haircut, go home and …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/08/28/cotton-marketing-news-where-does-this-wild-season-go-from-here/

Late Season Cotton Insect Control

Stinkbug damage – Ronald Smith, Auburn University, Bugwood.org stinkbug damage – Ronald Smith, Auburn University, Bugwood.org Cotton is maturing rapidly across the Panhandle and it’s shaping up to be one of the earliest harvest seasons in recent years. This is due for the most part to the dry weather and the high number of heat …

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Now’s the Time to Start Preparing for Hunting Season

Deer hunting season is just around the corner. It’s time to start scouting and making preparations to plant cool season food plots. Photo Credit: Mark Mauldin The temperature might still be in the 90s but the kids are back in school and football season is starting soon; that means fall is coming and with it, …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/08/21/nows-the-time-to-start-preparing-for-hunting-season/

Tree Care in Hurricane Season

Hurricane Season began June 1. While storm experts are predicting a slower year due to El Nino conditions, it only takes a single storm landing nearby to cause millions in damage, uprooting trees and lives. Tree damage to homes and property can be devastating, and one of the first instincts of many homeowners when they …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/06/03/tree-care-in-hurricane-season/

Check Quality of Late Season Ryegrass Hay

This was a good spring for annual forages like ryegrass. This cow grazing in Washington County had an impressive supply of forage awaiting her in the next paddock over.Photo Credit: Mark Mauldin It is widely recognized that cool season annuals, like ryegrass, are the highest quality forages we produce here in NW Florida. Even though …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/05/22/check-quality-of-late-season-ryegrass-hay/

5 Things You Can Do to Help Sea Turtles During Nesting Season

It is May and this is the official beginning of the sea turtle nesting season. These ancient creatures have followed this nesting cycle for centuries traveling the open ocean, feeding and resting on reefs, then returning to shore in the spring and summer to breed and lay their eggs on beaches and barrier islands. What …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/05/10/5-things-you-can-do-to-help-sea-turtles-during-nesting-season/

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