Tag Archive: Protect

Protect Those Soybeans

Field devastated by Asian Soybean Rust in 2012 As the number of acres of soybeans planted in the Panhandle have increased this year, so have the number of questions on pest and disease management for this crop.  Most questions center around what to spray and when to spray it.   So let’s start with what to …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/08/09/protect-those-soybeans/

Protect New Vegetable Transplants

  Protecting new vegetable transplants in the garden can be very challenging for most gardeners. Continue below for a few tips that will make transplanting vegetables more successful:   Create A Collar: A collar can be made from a bottomless plastic cup or a waxed cardboard carton to protect transplant from cutworms. The collar should …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/05/20/protect-new-vegetable-transplants/

Protect Young Satsuma Trees when Temperatures drop into the 20′s

Mature, dormant Satsuma trees are cold hardy down to 14° – 18 °F, young trees need protection if temperatures dip into the upper 20s. Photo credit David Marshall According to the National Weather Service a mild freeze is predicted for Northwest Florida this weekend, specifically Saturday night to Sunday morning.  While mature, dormant Satsuma trees …

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Protect Young Satsuma Trees

According to the National Weather Service a mild freeze is predicted for Northwest Florida this weekend, specifically Saturday night to Sunday morning. Washington County Horticulture extension agent Matthew Orwat says,” While mature, dormant Satsuma trees are cold hardy down to 14° – 18 °F, young trees need protection if temperatures dip into the upper 20s.” …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/02/15/protect-young-satsuma-trees/

Doing Your Part to Protect Water Quality

Carrie T. Stevenson Coastal Sustainability Agent Escambia County Extension ctsteven@ufl.edu Contrary to popular belief, stormwater runoff—not industrial discharge—is the primary source of water pollution in Florida.  During a rain, anything on the ground can be picked up, carried via water, and taken downstream to the nearest body of water.  While newer construction projects require stormwater …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2012/03/13/doing-your-part-to-protect-water-quality/

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