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Category: Agriculture

Watch Livestock For Foot Rot

By Les Harrison Wakulla County Extension Director Tropical Storm Debby is headed out to sea, but the many problems she caused are still here.  One of particular concern to livestock owners is foot rot. It is a frequent… Read More

Horse Nettle Blooming in Wakulla County

Delicate flowers disguise the potential problems of Horsenettle.  The dainty yellow and white flowers belie the disaster potential of the plants. Horsenettles (Solanum carolinense) are blooming and producing fruit in Wakulla County. Horsenettle can be a serious weed problem in Florida’s… Read More

Washington County Farmers Taking Advantage of Hit-or-Miss Rain

Recent rains have been spotty, hitting some farms and missing others. However peanut and cotton growers are quickly taking advantage of available moisture for soil preparation and planting those areas of the county with adequate moisture. Improving pasture… Read More