Jonathan Kressin, a PhD candidate in Plant Pathology at NC State, is researching the effects of grafted tomatoes on bacterial wilt management. Jonathan is not only researching rootstock varieties, he is also looking at cultural practice impacts on… Read More
Category: Pests & Disease
Stink Bug Control by Dr. Jim Walgenbach Distribution The brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB) was introduced into the United States from Asia. The insect pest was first found in Pennsylvania and is suspected to have made its way… Read More
Greenhouse vegetable production can help diversify your farm. Florida possesses a competitive advantage during winter months, because of much lower heating costs compared to other states and Canada. A major disadvantage, however, to producing greenhouse vegetables during the… Read More
Article written by John D. Atkins, UF/IFAS Extension – Santa Rosa County. Syngenta has successfully completed the registration process with the Florida Department of Agriculture for a new fungicide for Florida peanut farmers called Miravis. Miravis is the… Read More
On July 16 I was called out to a peanut field in Santa Rosa County. There I met with producer Steven Godwin, and CPS agronomist Greg Esco, to examine aphids they had found in the field while they… Read More
2012-WildlifeFlyerFL-SRC-Esc Click the above link for more details about the vwildlife meeting.