Tag Archive: Planting

Effect of Delayed Planting on Winter Forages

As a rule of thumb, total seasonal yield drops off substantially when winter annual plantings are delayed past mid-November. Dennis Hancock, UGA Forage Extension Specialist How Late is Too Late? I’ve been getting a lot of calls about late planting of winter annual forages. Because of how extremely dry we are, many question the logic of planting …

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Cotton Planting Decisions

Cotton planting will soon be in full swing across the region. The first step to a successful season is to establish a healthy, uniform stand of 2 to 3 plants/ft of row. To ensure success growers should plant high-quality, broad-spectrum fungicide-treated seed into a firm, moist seedbed. Temperature is critical to successful seed germination and …

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Drought Forecast Suggests Early Peanut Planting this Year

Certainly the rain that fell late this winter has helped replenish the ground water and has refilled ponds that have been dry or nearly dry for some time.  For the first time in months, the Florida Panhandle has moved out of the severe drought category on the drought monitor. Although this is very encouring, the …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2012/03/23/drought-forecast-suggests-early-peanut-planting-this-year/

Soil Temperature Rules, So Early Planting is Not Always Best

 Daniel E. Mullins IFAS Extension Agent IV Santa Rosa County Extension 6263 Dogwood Drive Milton, FL   32570 danm@santarosa.fl.gov 850-623-3868 850-623-6151   Profitable vegetable production begins with the prompt germination and early, uninterrupted growth from seeds.  If a seedling slows down even once during germination and emergence, it is in trouble.  The results of this condition …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2012/02/28/soil-temperature-rules-so-early-planting-is-not-always-best/

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