Tri-State Agronomic Scout School Reminder

Dan Corn, Cotton, Education, Field Crops, Peanuts, Soybeans

Here’s a reminder that coming up June 8th, the University of Florida/IFAS, Auburn University and the University of Georgia will host a Tri-State Agronomic Scout School at the Jackson County Agricultural Conference Center in Marianna, Florida. This meeting will focus on insects pertaining to cotton, corn, soybean, and peanuts, as speakers will cover information regarding the description, damage, life cycle, …

You Cannot Control the Weather, but UF-Developed Tools Help You Cope

Dan Florida, Weather

by Brad Buck University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Florida weather is unpredictable. While you cannot control the weather, you can use UF/IFAS-developed weather databases to improve farming, home irrigation and flood control. Researchers with the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences have written a new Extension document that summarizes several weather data portals …

Florida Cattlemen’s Institute and Allied Trade Show is Thursday

Dan Cattle, Florida

The 34th annual Florida Cattlemen’s Institute and Allied Trade Show will be held this Thursday, January 19, at the Turner Agri-Center in Arcadia, Florida. A variety of topics will be discussed including weed control, the economic outlook, energy & protein supplementation, and the Veterinary Feed Directive. Plus, there will be Florida Cattlemen’s Association committee updates.

University of Florida-IFAS Getting a New Tree Boss

Dan Florida, Forestry

The University of Florida/Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) is going to see its first changing of the guard at the School of Forest Resources and Conservation in 13 years. Dr. Jack Payne, UF senior vice president for agriculture and natural resources, tells us who the new tree boss will be.