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An overview of Integrated Pest Management (IPM)

Convergent Lady Beetle

Integrated Pest Management (IPM) is the coordinated use of pest and environmental information with available pest control methods to prevent unacceptable levels of pest damage by the most economical means and with the least possible hazard to people,… Read More

Suwannee County UF/IFAS Extension Hosts a Portion of the Leadership Suwannee Tour

“Suwannee County UF/IFAS Extension Hosts Portion of the Leadership Suwannee Tour” On November 9, 2017, the UF/IFAS Suwannee County Extension team hosted a tour for the Suwannee County Chamber of Commerce’s agriculture portion of the Leadership Suwannee program…. Read More

Sweet Potatoes, Pumpkins and Sunn Hemp, Oh My!

Each year during the fall harvest season, public schools from all around North Florida send youth to the annual Fall Harvest Experience located at the North Florida Research and Education Center-Suwannee Valley* in Live Oak. In addition to hosting… Read More

Reducing Yield Loss With Integrated Weed Management

Weeds affect farmers directly through burdensome production costs. This economic impact is a direct result of the high costs of manufactured herbicides, tillage equipment and machinery, fuel costs, yield loss, and land value loss. A second negative impact… Read More