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Tools for Trapping Pests and Attracting Beneficial Insects

Russ Mizell, UF/IFAS Professor of Entomology, NFREC Quincy Florida’s climate provides a long and often year-round growing season. Wherever crops are grown they attract insect and disease pests. As a result, growers are confronted with two major problems: detecting when pests arrive and determining how to manage them. All organisms have their own natural enemies …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/12/20/tools-for-trapping-pests-and-attracting-beneficial-insects/

To Spray or Not To Spray; These Tools can help with Peanut Fungicide Spray Decisions.

Environmental conditions as well as field history are critical factors in developing your peanut fungicide prescription.  Photo by John Atkins. In recent years, we have heard about the benefits of early season fungicide sprays for the products Proline® and Abound®. These sprays typically occur between 20 and 40 days after planting which is more or …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/06/13/to-spray-or-not-to-spray-these-tools-can-help-with-peanut-fungicide-spray-decisions/

2014 Row Crop Comparison Tools and Budgets

* This conventional tillage chart is based on the following assumptions:1) Irrigated peanut is compared to irrigated cotton and non-irrigated peanut is compared to non-irrigated cotton.2) Irrigated peanut yield is 4700 lbs. and irrigated cotton yield is 1200 lbs.3) Non-irrigated peanut yield is 3400 lbs. and non-irrigated cotton yield is 750 lbs.4) Prices shown are …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/02/08/2014-row-crop-comparison-tools-and-budgets/

Winterizing Garden Tools

Garden Tools. Photo courtesy: UF/IFAS Gardening Solutions Due to a lack of snow, Florida’s winter landscape chores are relatively uncomplicated. However, that doesn’t mean they’re unimportant. As the growing season comes to a close and gardeners mow, snip and spade for the final time, it’s time to consider proper cleaning and storage of all that …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/12/24/winterizing-garden-tools/

Forestry Tools Jefferson and Leon Outdoor Camp

Campers Measuring Trees with Division of Forestry. Author: Scott Jackson – lsj@ufl.edu http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/seagrant Scott Jackson

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Tech Driven Marketing Tools

The world has changed substantially in the past 25 years.  Not too long ago sharing a photograph with a friend would take days if not weeks.  Think about it, first you take the photo, then you must have the film developed, and finally you must send the actual photo through the mail for the friend …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2012/11/16/tech-driven-marketing-tools/