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High Tunnel Exclusion Systems for Improved Pest Management

Author: Jose Perez, UF/IFAS Small Farms Extension Coordinator Dr. Ayanava Majumdar is an Extension Entomologist for the Alabama Cooperative Extension System at Auburn University. His work focuses on finding practical solutions for managing insect pests that affect peanut and vegetable crops. “Dr. A,” as he is commonly known, has developed a very strong relationship with …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/08/26/high-tunnel-exclusion-systems-for-improved-pest-management/

Collegiate 4-H: Growing #TrueLeaders Beyond High School

Did you know that you can extend your 4-H experience through your college years?  If you plan on attending college consider joining Collegiate 4-H.   Collegiate 4-H is an organization that provides its members with a sense of identity on campus, enriches their lives through group projects and recreation, and develops confidence and leadership skills. At …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/05/27/collegiate-4-h-growing-trueleaders-beyond-high-school/

Leaf Mold Infecting High Tunnel Tomatoes

High tunnels have gained popularity in Florida over the past 10 years.  The USDA, Natural Resources Conservation Service EQIP program and others like it have increased high tunnel acreage in Florida from none being reported in 2001, to 186 acres in 2013 according to a UF/IFAS statewide survey. Although the use of this version of …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/04/09/leaf-mold-infecting-high-tunnel-tomatoes/

High Tunnels Can Exclude Vegetable Pests

High tunnel Tomato Crop at UF/IFAS WFREC: photo by Blake Thaxton High tunnel crop production has steadily increased in Northwest Florida, with many utilizing funding from the Natural Resource Conservation Service’s (NRCS) Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP). There are many benefits to high tunnel production with crop earliness being the most talked about. Another major …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/06/20/high-tunnels-can-exclude-vegetable-pests/

Free Beef Cattle Webinar: Part 2 Managing High Feed Prices

  Part #2 of the Free Webinar Series:  Managing High Feed Prices with Less Common Feedstuffs Title:  Managing High Feed Prices: Less Common Feedstuffs Date: Monday October 29th Time:  9:30-11:00 am ET (10:30 AM -12:00 Noon Central) URL: https://connect.uky.edu/lcf/ Login in as a guest and enter your name.  Session will be recorded for later viewing. …

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Free Webinar: Managing High Feed Prices: Know Your Options

Title:  Managing High Feed Prices: Know Your Options Date: Monday October 15th Time:  9:30-11:00 am ET URL: https://connect.uky.edu/mhfp/   Description:  In this first seminar, Beef Cattle Extension Specialists from the Southeast region will provide an overview of available co-product feedstuffs and molasses-based supplements.  Discussions  will cover nutritional aspects and how these products best fit into …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2012/10/05/free-webinar-managing-high-feed-prices-know-your-options/