Monthly Archive: January 2013

Wheat Management Decisions

    We are approaching the time when several key management decisions need to be made for wheat production. Many of these decisions are made based on the growth stage of the crop. At least five scales are used worldwide to describe the growth stages of wheat and other small grains. Probably the most widely …

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Webinar: Biology and Management of Bermudagrass Stem Maggot

Stem maggot damage on Bermudagrass Biology and Management of Bermudagrass Stem Maggot Webinar February 6 at 10 A.M. CST Bermudagrass stem maggot, a new invasive pest, has been found across much of the Southeast.  First identified in Georgia in 2010, bermudagrass stem maggot is a pest that forage and hay producers need to learn how …

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Florida Bull Test Sale 1/19/13

2013 Florida Bull Test Sale January 19, 2013 at the NFREC Beef Unit in Marianna, FL The 13th Florida Bull Test was conducted at the University of Florida North Florida Research and Education center in Marianna.  There were 93 consignments from 33 consignors from Florida, Alabama, Georgia, and Mississippi.  There were 38 Angus, 3 Braford, …

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2012 Panhandle Weather Summary

Monthly rainfall totals from 6 UF/IFAS FAWN weather stations located across North Florida. 2012 was a fairly good weather year. For the year, the Florida Automated Weather Network (FAWN) station at Marianna recorded the highest rainfall with almost 61″ and the lowest total was recorded at the station near Quincy, coming in just below 45″. …

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Expedition Florida 500 Launches in Pensacola

It is human nature to explore.  We are a curious species, yearning from birth to stimulate our senses of sight, smell, touch…from an infant’s grab at a colorful toy to an astronaut setting foot on the moon, we thrive on new adventures and understanding. A legend of the Age of Exploration, Spanish explorer Ponce de …

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