Tag Archive: Tools

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/

Tools for Assessing Soil Moisture

The exceptionally dry fall, followed by above average rainfall in December surprised many and it has been problematic for those trying to plant and manage winter cover or forage crops. Many might be wondering if their soils have enough moisture reserve to support a cover crop if you decide to try a late planting. This …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/01/06/tools-for-assessing-soil-moisture/

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://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/12/20/tools-for-trapping-pests-and-attracting-beneficial-insects/

Forestry Tools Jefferson and Leon Outdoor Camp

Author: Scott Jackson – lsj@ufl.edu http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/seagrant Panhandle Outdoors

Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/06/17/forestry-tools-jefferson-and-leon-outdoor-camp/

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://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2012/11/16/tech-driven-marketing-tools/