Tag Archive: Management

New Resource on Integrated Pest Management for Shrubs

IPM for Shrubs in Southeastern US Nursery Production Volume II is the third book released by the Southern Nursery Integrated Pest Management Working Group (SNIPM) and includes chapters on hydrangea, loropetalum, holly, rhododendron (including azalea), Indian hawthorn, and weed management. Each chapter covers history, culture and management of the major species and cultivars in production, as …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/06/29/new-resource-on-integrated-pest-management-for-shrubs/

Pond Management Workshop – February 15

February 15, 2017 UF/IFAS North Florida Research and Education Center 155 Research Rd, Quincy, FL 32351 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. (Eastern) Topics: Pond Management Goals Fish Stocking Options for Your Pond Fish Management Options Water Quality and its Management Weed ID & Control Bring your pond weed for free identification Pond Visit Included Presenters: Chuck …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/01/28/pond-management-workshop-february-15/

New Herbicide Resistant Crop Varieties Offer New Tools for Weed Management in 2017

Jackson County cotton ready for harvest. Photo – Doug Mayo Ethan Carter, Regional Crop IPM Agent, Jay Ferrell, and Ramon Leon, UF/IFAS Weed Speciaslits 2017 will be a landmark year for row crop agriculture, as several long awaited herbicide technologies have finally been released by the EPA to help farmer’s combat troublesome herbicide resistant broadleaf …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/01/27/new-herbicide-resistant-crop-varieties-offer-new-tools-for-weed-management-in-2017/

Winter Management Reminders for Panhandle Beekeepers

January and February are pivotal months for area beekeepers. Although our warm climate is great for beekeeping, there are a few things to keep in mind while managing bee colonies this time of year. For general management, it’s important to feed colonies in January and February, especially if the colony seems light. It’s also a …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/01/20/winter-management-reminders-for-panhandle-beekeepers/

Disease Management Strategies for the 2017 Watermelon Season

Figure 1. A field infected with Fusarium wilt. Areas with missing plants are regions that have higher levels of inoculum. Recording this damage can be useful for future disease management at this site. by Nicholas S. Dufault, Bimal S. Amaradasa and Mason J. Newark With the watermelon production season starting in Florida, now is a …

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January Cattle and Forage Management Reminders

UF/IFAS Beef Cattle & Forage Specialists, and County Extension Agents serving the Florida Panhandle developed a basic management calendar for cattle producers in the region.  The purpose of this calendar is to provide reminders for management techniques with similar timing to those used at the North Florida Research and Education Center’s Beef Unit, near Marianna, …

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Prebreeding Management for Successful Development of Beef Replacement Heifers

Figure 1. Replacement beef heifers at the University of Florida’s North Florida Research and Education Center. Pedro L. P. Fontes and G. Cliff Lamb, University of Florida – North Florida Research and Education Center, Marianna, FL The efficiency of post-weaning development of heifers has a major impact on the overall profitability of cow-calf operations. To …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/12/16/prebreeding-management-for-successful-development-of-beef-replacement-heifers/

December Cattle & Forage Management Reminders

UF/IFAS Beef Cattle & Forage Specialists, and County Extension Agents serving the Florida Panhandle developed a basic management calendar for cattle producers in the region.  The purpose of this calendar is to provide reminders for management techniques with similar timing to those used at the North Florida Research and Education Center’s Beef Unit, near Marianna, …

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Integrated Management of Tomato Bacterial Spot Using Bio-control Agents and Conventional Bactericides

Fig. 1. Severe leaf spot caused by Xanthomonas perforans, the causal agent for bacterial spot on tomato.  Photo:  Mathews Paret Mathews Paret, Laura Ritchie, Drey Clark and Josh Freeman, NFREC Quincy Situation Bacterial spot of tomato continues to be the topmost bacterial disease of economic importance in Florida with the potential of causing >20% yield …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/11/04/integrated-management-of-tomato-bacterial-spot-using-bio-control-agents-and-conventional-bactericides/

November Cattle & Forage Management Reminders

UF/IFAS Beef Cattle & Forage Specialists, and County Extension Agents serving the Florida Panhandle worked to develop a basic management calendar for cattle producers.  The purpose of this calendar is to provide reminders for management techniques with similar timing to those used at the North Florida Research and Education Center’s Beef Unit, near Marianna, Florida.  …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/10/29/november-cattle-forage-management-reminders/

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