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Vegetable Producers Round Up

Join us at the Vegetable (& other Specialty Crop) Producers Round Up! Come learn about new marketing opportunities for your specialty crop operation and interact with local Northwest Florida produce distributors. We will be teaching new pest management techniques, the latest in food safety, and how plastic mulch is mechanically laid. You will also have …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2012/12/15/vegetable-producers-round-up/

Hay Producers Need to Scout For Horsenettles

Horse-nettle can be identified by its leaves, spines, blooms, and tiny fruit.   Some of Walton County’s perennial peanut producers are experiencing an outbreak of Horsenettles (Solanum carolinense).  This pasture weed is also known as love-apple or wild tomato in panhandle Florida, and is toxic to humans and livestock.  It is often confused with another serious …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2012/08/31/hay-producers-need-to-scout-for-horsenettles/

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