Tag Archive: Issues

Exploring the Economic, Environmental and Social Issues Impacting the Coastal Dune Lakes

The lodge at Camp Helen State Park was the perfect backdrop for the Coastal Dune Lake Seminar Series Water School. Brandy Foley of the Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance shares her paleolimnology research work on the lakes. On a beautiful October day, 35 people gathered at the Camp Helen State Park lodge to share information about the …

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Potassium Deficiency in Hay Fields can Enhance Fungal Disease Issues

Jackson County Pensacola bahiagrass hayfield that was yellow and stunted at the end of June. The orange arrows point out green clumps of grass where the fire ant mounds were located. Photo credit: Doug Mayo The Yellow Bahiagrass Hayfield At the end of June, a Jackson County rancher noticed something strange about his hay field.  …

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Landscape Issues Related to Excess Rainfall and Flooding

The last week of April 2014 brought with it 10-22 inches of rain across the panhandle in a matter of days.  Some areas had immediate flooding and standing water, while others may be in areas at risk of rising rivers and streams.  As the water recedes, many people are wondering how all the water will …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/05/03/landscape-issues-related-to-excess-rainfall-and-flooding/

Paraquat Tank Mix Compatibility Issues

Authors:  Jay Ferrell  (Associate Professor, Weed Science, University of Florida) and Mace Bauer (Columbia County Agriculture Extension Agent) Many crop producers discovered compatibility issues last season when paraquat (Gramoxone SL and others) was added to the tank. While the issue was not “common,” it did happen often enough to create the necessity for awareness of …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/05/11/paraquat-tank-mix-compatibility-issues/