Tag Archive: Improve

Reduce Maintenance and Improve Palm Health!

Over-pruning. Photo credit: JB McConnell, UF/IFAS Many people picture sugar sand beaches, emerald green water, and gorgeous palm trees swaying in the breeze when they think about visiting or moving to Florida. The panhandle offers the beautiful Gulf of Mexico and sugar sand beaches, but sometimes its palms look a bit deficient. Why is that …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/12/02/reduce-maintenance-and-improve-palm-health/

Grazing Management Can Improve Pasture Fertility

Figure 1. Soil nutrient concentration at different pasture locations according to the distance from shade and water; zone 1 is the closest zone to shade and water, zone 2 is an intermediate zone, and zone 3 is the remaining area of the pasture (Dubeux et al., 2006). Jose Dubeux – UF/IFAS NFREC Forage Management Specialist …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/04/11/grazing-management-can-improve-pasture-fertility/

Additional Rains Improve Washington County Situation

Recent rains have improved Washington County's forage situation Rains over the past week have greatly improved crop and pasture conditions in Washington County.  The watermelon, sweet corn, and vegetable harvests are proceeding at a rapid pace. Peanuts and cotton are responding well to recent rains. Cattle conditions are improving along with refreshed pastures.  The wet conditions halted hay …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2012/06/15/additional-rains-improve-washington-county-situation/

Washington County Conditions Improve, Melon Harvest Underway

Recent rains have improve pasture conditions and forage potential. Rains this week have provided enough moisture for Washington County farmers to resume planting. A byproduct of the recent dry weather is weed control has been difficult for crops in some fields.  Herbicides are not as effective, if at all, when the targeted plant is not …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2012/06/08/washington-county-conditions-improve-melon-harvest-underway/