Although not commonly produced in Florida, Brussels sprouts (Brassica Oleracea L) are increasingly grown commercially in Columbia County, FL. In the USA, Brussels sprout production occurs primarily in California and New York but ... READ MORE
In North Florida field corn production, starter fertilizers commonly include liquid blends such as 28-0-0-5 (urea ammonium nitrate and ammonium thiosulfate mixture), 10-34-0 (ammonium polyphosphate), or a combination of 28-0-0-5 ... READ MORE
Jay Capasso, UF/IFAS Columbia County. Erin Harlow, UF/IFAS Columbia County.
Organic amendments come from sources that were once alive and are applied to agricultural soils to increase nutrient and/or organic matter content. ... READ MORE
Jay Capasso, UF/IFAS Columbia County. Halie Corbitt, UF/IFAS Columbia County. Paulette Tomlinson, UF/IFAS Columbia County.
Agriculture requires major investments before and during the growing season. Farmers need to invest in agricultural ... READ MORE
Jay Capasso, UF/IFAS Columbia County. Marc Frank, University of Florida Herbarium. Paulette Tomlinson, UF/IFAS Columbia County.
The University of Florida Herbarium recently identified tropical girdlepod (Mitracarpus hirtus) for the first ... READ MORE
Jay Capasso, UF/IFAS Columbia County. Joel Love, UF/IFAS NFREC Suwannee Valley. Kelly Aue, UF/IFAS NFREC Suwannee Valley.
Sampling corn tissue is an important practice to conduct during the growing season. Tissue testing can help diagnose ... READ MORE
Jay Capasso, UF/IFAS Columbia County. Bob Hochmuth, UF/IFAS NFREC-SV. Luke Harlow, UF/IFAS Union County. Kelly Aue, UF/IFAS NFREC-SV.
Petiole Sap testing is an educational tool and service provided to vegetable growers in the Suwannee Valley ... READ MORE
Azaleas always provide a much-loved burst of color in the spring in North Florida. The large masses of pink flowers most people love seeing in the spring are not the only azalea
s in the Rhododendron genus worth loving. For those ... READ MORE
Jay Capasso, UF/IFAS Columbia County Extension. Ethan Doherty, Graduate Student, Department of Entomology, Louisiana State University.
The maize weevil (Sitophilus zeamais) is a major pest of corn, particularly in subtropical ... READ MORE
Valentine’s Day may have you thinking all hearts and what better place to see hearts than in your garden?
Dicentra spectabilis, or more commonly known as Bleeding Heart is a plant that is not seen too often in the North Florida area. ... READ MORE