Tag Archive: Growers

New Insect and Mite Control Guide for Florida Cotton Growers

New Insect and Mite Control Guide for Florida Cotton Growers

Joe Funderburk, Professor of Entomology, NFREC Quincy

A UF/IFAS EDIS fact sheet is now available entitled “Insect and Mite Integrated Pest Management …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/09/08/new-insect-and-mite-control-guide-for-florida-cotton-growers/

Support Your Local Growers’ Markets

Support Your Local Growers’ Markets

Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/07/19/support-your-local-growers-markets/

2014 Farm Bill Provides Greater Protection for Specialty Crop Growers

2014 Farm Bill Provides Greater Protection for Specialty Crop Growers

USDA FSA BulletinSource: USDA Farm Service Agency

Greater protection is now available from the Noninsured Crop Disaster …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/12/20/2014-farm-bill-provides-greater-protection-for-specialty-crop-growers/

Mehlich 3: Improved Soil Testing for Florida Growers

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Soil testing is a critical component of modern agriculture.  Photo by Judy Ludlow

There has been a change in the testing procedure at the UF/IFAS Lab which analyzes the nutrient profile of Florida’s soils. The Extension Soil Testing Laboratory (ESTL) …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/10/08/mehlich-3-improved-soil-testing-for-florida-growers/

Excessive Rain Creates Many Problems for Growers

Flooded cotton field

In recent days, farms in several central and western panhandle counties have received exceptional amounts of rainfall. Some areas reported as much as 25 inches of rain in the last week.  Excessive rain and the …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/07/12/excessive-rain-creates-many-problems-for-growers/

Cold La Niña Surprises Meteorologists and Growers

Clyde Fraisse
Assistant Professor
University of Florida Agricultural and Biological Engineering
cfraisse@ufl.edu

According to the NOAA National Climatic Data Center (NCDC), December 2010 was the 3rd coldest winter on record in the Southeast U.S. and the coldest on record in Florida and Georgia. The statewide temperature …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2011/09/15/cold-la-nina-surprises-meteorologists-and-growers/