Tag: Suwannee County Extension

Pecan Production and Fall Management Checklist

Pecans were a useful food source of Native Americans for thousands of years before European explorers came to America. The nuts were disseminated from the Mississippi Valley eastward by Native Americans. Pecans were readily available, easier to shell… Read More

Highlights from the Suwannee Valley Peanut Trade Show and Field Demonstrations

The inaugural UF/IFAS Extension Peanut Harvest Trade Show and Field Demonstrations took place on August 21st at the North Florida Research and Education Center in Live Oak, Florida. The event provided a review of techniques to improve harvest… Read More

Peanut Season has Begun in North Florida

Peanuts – An Environmentally Friendly Crop Sustainable farming includes operating in an economically feasible way, while maintaining the health of the land and surrounding environment at the same time. Peanuts are a popular option because most producers use minimal… Read More

Spring Harvest Lunch and Learn of the Suwannee Valley

Event Details: There will be a Spring Harvest Lunch and Learn on May 11th from 10:00 am – 3:00 pm, to be held at the UF/IFAS North Florida Research and Education Center-Suwannee Valley in Live Oak, Fl. This… Read More

Weed of the Week- Spiderwort

Spiderwort Spiderwort is a native perennial species with a large, fleshy stem and long, grass-like leaves.  Flowers have three petals that are normally purple to pink in color.  Spiderwort emerges in early spring and produces seed throughout the… Read More

Weed of the Week- Prickly Pear Cactus

Prickly Pear Cactus Control Prickly pear cactus can be a major problem in Florida pastures and rangelands, primarily because of how the plant reproduces.  This weed spreads by fragmentation, so pieces of the primary plant can form roots… Read More