Tag Archive: Sugarcane

Sugarcane Field Day – November 2

Each year state and regional specialists provide sugarcane producers their reccomdnations for production and pest management.  Registered participants will also be allowed to cut some seed cane of the different varieties to try on their farm. The Sugarcane Field Day is for anyone interested in learning about and obtaining different varieties of sugarcane for growing …

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Sugarcane Aphids could make Pearl Millet a Better Option than Forage Sorghums

Sugarcane aphid on forage sorghum in Okaloosa County. Photo by Jennifer Bearden The sugarcane aphid, Melanaphis sacchari, has been very active this summer in Northwest Florida.  Typically, we are talking about grain sorghum when we warn about this pest.  However, the pest was found to be significantly damaging forage sorghum in Okaloosa County. Control measures …

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Sugarcane Field Day – November 6

The Sugarcane Field Day is for anyone interested in learning about and obtaining different varieties of sugarcane for growing on their farm or garden.  The event is held at the North Florida Research and Education Center (NFREC), in Quincy where a nursery of chewing, syrup, and crystal sugar varieties are kept. At the end of the …

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White Sugarcane Aphid Spreading Across North Florida

A new aphid pest of sorghum has rapidly spread throughout north Florida this summer. Last year the white sugarcane aphid was reported causing damage in Texas, Louisiana, and in the western part of Mississippi. It has now moved eastward into Alabama, north Florida, and Georgia. The aphid was first identified in Santa Rosa County on …

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Sugarcane Field Day – November 4, 2013

Each year various state and regional specialists come to share with farmers and producers their experience in sugarcane production Henry Grant, Gadsden County Extension Director, Agriculture & CRD Agent The Sugarcane Field Day is an annual event hosted at the University of Florida Research and Education Center (NFREC-Quincy), in Quincy, Florida, on Monday, November 4, …

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UF/IFAS Sugarcane Field Day, Quincy Florida, Monday, November 5, 2012

Sugarcane Field Day is an annual event hosted at the University of Florida Research and Education Center in Quincy (NFREC-Quincy). This event is geared to new and existing sugarcane producers and syrup makers interested in learning about new and updated agricultural and production techniques and about new sugarcane varieties.   Each year various state and regional …

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