Tag Archive: Fall

Vegetable Crops for Fall Color

Color can make a landscape.  Color highlights features of the landscape and draws the eye as a focal point itself.  Spring color is dominated by lush new green growth, Summer brings on flowers of all kind, and fall brings the spectacular show of foliage. Important! A new suggestion: use vegetable crops as fall color! Fall …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/08/12/vegetable-crops-for-fall-color/

Dog Days of Summer – A Good Time to Plan for Fall

The “Dog Days” are the hottest, muggiest days of summer. In the northern hemisphere, they usually fall between early July and early September. The actual dates vary greatly from region to region, depending on latitude and climate.   In ancient times, when the night sky was un-obscured by artificial lights, the Romans used the stars …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/07/28/dog-days-of-summer-a-good-time-to-plan-for-fall/

New Crapemyrtles with Burgundy Leaves from Spring through Fall

Burgundy-leaved crapemyrtle is one of the most exciting breeding accomplishments in years. Unlike previous selections, many new crapemyrtle cultivars have leaves that retain dark burgundy coloration from spring budbreak through fall leaf drop. These plants add bold leaf color to a plant already known for its flower power. Delta Jazz™ was the first crapemyrtle with burgundy-bronze leaves all …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/07/21/new-crapemyrtles-with-burgundy-leaves-from-spring-through-fall/

Registration Open for Fall Tomato School

This fall don’t miss the opportunity to learn, while getting your hands dirty, how to grow Tomatoes! Gulf Coast Small Farms and Alternative Enterprises presents Fall Tomato School beginning September 2nd.  This workshop is intended to teach small farmers and other interested participants how to produce high quality tomatoes for fresh market.  Not only will …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/07/12/registration-open-for-fall-tomato-school/

Fall Armyworms Damage Okaloosa Soybeans

Fall Armyworm damage to young soybeans (photo by Jennifer Bearden) Fall armyworms were found this week in a soybean field in Okaloosa County.  This pest can completely defoliate a field in a week as was the case in the field pictured above. Fall Armyworms overwinter in southern Florida and southern Texas. The moths or adult …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/06/21/fall-armyworms-damage-okaloosa-soybeans/

Deer Nutrition Now Can Pay Off in the Fall

  Deer grazing test plots at the NFREC in Quincy. Food plots can benefit deer year round, not just during hunting season.   To the chagrin of hunters across the panhandle deer season has drawn to a close. As the days lengthen and temperatures begin to climb, many of the area’s outdoorsmen (and women) shift …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/03/22/deer-nutrition-now-can-pay-off-in-the-fall/

Warm Season Deer Nutrition Can Pay Off in the Fall

Deer grazing test plots at the NFREC in Quincy.  Food plots can  benefit deer year round, not just during hunting season. To the chagrin of hunters across the Panhandle, deer season has drawn to a close. As the days lengthen and temperatures begin to climb many of the area’s outdoorsmen (and women) shift their efforts to …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/03/15/warm-season-deer-nutrition-can-pay-off-in-the-fall/

Fall Vegetable Variety Demonstration

This fall, the Gulf Coast Small Farms and Alternative Enterprises Team put in a fall vegetable demonstration at UF/IFAS West Florida Research and Education Center in Jay, Florida.  The demonstration had several fall crops such as spinach, swiss chard, lettuce, broccoli, cauliflower, carrots, turnips, rutabaga, kale, and collards.  Several of the recommended varieties were grown …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/12/16/fall-vegetable-variety-demonstration-2/

Fall Vegetable Variety Demonstration

This fall, the Gulf Coast Small Farms and Alternative Enterprises Team put in a fall vegetable demonstration at UF/IFAS West Florida Research and Education Center in Jay, Florida.  The demonstration had several fall crops such as spinach, swiss chard, lettuce, broccoli, cauliflower, carrots, turnips, rutabaga, kale, and collards.  Several of the recommended varieties were grown …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/12/13/fall-vegetable-variety-demonstration/

WFREC Fall Vegetable Field Day December 13

Crop Types:  Broccoli, carrots, cauliflower, swiss chard, spinach, turnips, rutabagas, and collards Field Day Topics to be Covered: Production practices Recommended varieties Fertilization Planting & harvesting recommendations Pest management Weed control Disese control Insect management Healthy food preparation techniques & ideas to improve sales   Important! $ 5 discount for pre-registration! To register visit: fallvegetablefieldday13.eventbrite.com …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/11/23/wfrec-fall-vegetable-field-day-december-13/

Older posts «