Category: Crops

Biological Control For Pests

As spring approaches, we should all be aware that our pest problems will reappear.  There are many types of pests to consider:  insects, weeds, nematodes, and even some vertebrate species (such as the Cuban tree frog).  When combined… Read More

Multiplying in the Garden: Green Peach Aphid

They are tiny, but their power lies in numbers. These insect pests are born pregnant, and can reproduce out of control in a short time. This column is dedicated to a common pest called the green peach aphid,… Read More

2018 Rainfall in Lafayette County

Florida’s climate is characterized by wet and dry seasons with rain predominantly occurring between the months of June through October.  The average amount of rain for Lafayette County is 55-56 inches per year.  The oldest official rainfall records… Read More

Will Hexazinone Work for Brunswickgrass Management?

by Brent Sellers, Professor and Associate Center Director, Pasture and Rangeland Weed Management UF/IFAS Range Cattle Research and Education Center Brunswickgrass or brown-seed paspalum is a warm-season perennial grass that is native to South America. It was introduced as a… Read More