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Limited Pesticide Certification Class – Tuesday April 22 – Washington County

UF IFAS Washington County Extension is offering a class for the  Limited Commercial Landscape Maintenance Pesticide license and the Limited Lawn and Ornamental license. Click here to download flyer In PDF Is it the license you need? If part of your business is applying herbicides (including Roundup) or certain pesticides to plant beds, the State of Florida …

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Davidson Washington County Agricultural Innovator

On Friday August 9, 2013, 13 Innovative Farmers and Ranchers were recognized by University of Florida IFAS Extension and Farm Credit of Northwest Florida at the Jackson County Agricultural Conference Center in Marianna.  This is the third year these two organizations have teamed up to honor a selection of the most innovative farmers from the …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/12/06/davidson-washington-county-agricultural-innovator/

Rain Barrel Workshop October 12th Washington County

Does Your Garden Irrigation Inflate Your Water Bill?   Image Credit: UF / IFAS   Flush High Irrigation Bills Down The Drain ! Build A Rain Barrel Find Out How at our Workshop  Saturday October 12th 2013  9am-12pm Location: Washington County Ag Center 1424 Jackson Ave  UF / IFAS Washington County Extension 1424 Jackson Ave. …

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Kudzu Bugs in Washington County

    Image Courtesy Lyle Buss Kudzu Bugs Confirmed for the First Time in Washington County Florida UF / IFAS Extension Entomologist Lyle Buss confirmed that the Kudzu Bug, Megacopta cribraria is present in Washington County Several samples were collected near the communities of Greenhead, Sunny Hills, and Vernon. This is a county record, as …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/05/24/kudzu-bugs-in-washington-county/

NW Florida Agricultural Innovators – Holmes and Washington Counties

On Friday August 17th, 13 Innovative Farmers and Ranchers were recognized by University of Florida IFAS Extension and Farm Credit of Northwest Florida at the Jay Community Center in Santa Rosa County.  This is the second year these two organizations have teamed up to honor a selection of the most innovative farmers in the Florida …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2012/10/12/nw-florida-agricultural-innovators-holmes-and-washington-counties/

Washington County Update – Wet Fields!

Haying equipment is idle until several days of sunshine dry the fields enough for hay to be baled and barned. There is a growing anxiety about the corn harvest with its high moisture content and lack of available storage. Field conditions are wet making it hard for equipment to cross fields. Cotton fields need to dry …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2012/08/31/washington-county-update-wet-fields/

Washington County Update – Everything is Growing

White mold has been found in Washington County peanuts. Frequent rains over the past week have everything growing rapidly, weeds included. Rust in soybeans, white mold in peanuts and beans, and leaf spot in cotton have made appearances. Almost everyone is behind on their spray schedule which is a big concern. Some fields in south …

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Washington County Update

Washington County cattle are enjoying the results of ample rain Timely showers have crops in very good shape. Corn harvest is underway. Peanuts, cotton and soybeans are progressing nicely.  Hay harvest is halted until fair weather but forages are continue to grow rapidly.  The condition of cattle is good with good pasture production. Submitted by …

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Washington County: Crop Conditions Good

Temperatures in the 90′s and high humidity may open-the-door to white mold in peanuts Summer rains are coming on a regular basis and with sufficient quantity. Corn, cotton, soybeans and peanuts are all looking very good, better than they have in the past three years. Pressure from Army Worms is still a problem in fertilized …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2012/07/27/washington-county-crop-conditions-good/

Washington County Update

Melon harvesting is actively underway in Washington County The ample rains last week made a big difference towards improving the overall crop condition. Pasture conditions continue to improve with the availability of additional moisture. Field work is active and back on schedule for late June. Growers are taking advantage of the clear weather to catch …

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