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PeanutFARM Website Aids Irrigation and Harvest Decisions

The PeanutFARM website will soon offer “days to dig” predictions based on automated digital peanut profile image analysis.  Photo credit:  Doug Mayo By Diane Rowland, Plant Physiologist, UF/IFAS Agronomy Department The PeanutFARM website (http://agronomy.ifas.ufl.edu/peanutfarm) is a tool developed by the University of Florida Agronomy Department, to assist peanut farmers, consultants, and extension agents.  The program …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/05/22/peanutfarm-website-aids-irrigation-and-harvest-decisions/

Rain Barrels – A Summer Irrigation Option

Floridians use more water than any other state for irrigation, and a typical home sprinkler system can account for half of the cost and water use in a household during the summer. One of the most convenient and efficient ways to conserve water is to install a rain barrel.  Modern rain barrels involve ancient technology …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/07/08/rain-barrels-a-summer-irrigation-option/

Managing Cotton Irrigation

Right now, the maturity of the cotton crop across the panhandle is highly variable, with some fields just cracking, and others approaching layby in a couple of weeks. That being said, this is the time of year for growers to implement strategic irrigation plans that will, regardless of maturity, carry their crops to harvest without …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/06/21/managing-cotton-irrigation/

Escambia and Santa Rosa County Extension offer Irrigation Workshop for Row Crop Producers

Because of increased irrigation throughout Northwest Florida, UF IFAS Escambia and Santa Rosa County Extension are partnering to offer a morning workshop to help producers better utilize their irrigation systems and improve farm profitability.  We have three guest speakers that will be discussing topics pertinent to cotton, peanuts, and corn (see the schedule below).  Please …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/01/26/escambia-and-santa-rosa-county-extension-offer-irrigation-workshop-for-row-crop-producers/

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