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
Jay Capasso, UF/IFAS Columbia County Extension. Keith Wynn, UF/IFAS Hamilton County Extension. Dr. Nicholas Dufault, UF/IFAS Plant Pathology Department.
Sulfur is one of the earliest known pesticides. The ancient Greeks found ... READ MORE
The Columbia Connections Newsletter Spring 2021
See the link below for the Spring 2021 edition of the Columbia Connections Newsletter. In this edition we included educational articles from Columbia County extension agents on Pesticide Continuing ... READ MORE
In the soil science world, soil health is a term synonymous with soil quality. The health or quality of a soil is often related to its soil organic matter (SOM) content. Soil organic matter is made up of plant residue, animal ... READ MORE
There are agricultural cost share programs available for producers in the Suwannee Valley region. Agencies such as the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services and the Suwannee River Water Management District (SRWMD) offer agricultural ... READ MORE
Jay Capasso, UF/IFAS Columbia County Extension, Sylvia Willis, UF/IFAS Suwannee County Extension (An Equal Opportunity Institution)
Determining when to harvest peanuts is a difficult and important economic decision for growers. Peanuts are ... READ MORE
Jay Capasso, UF/IFAS Columbia County Extension. Nicholas Dufault, University of Florida Plant Pathology Department.
Peanut rust (Puccinia arachidis Speg.) is considered an "explosive" peanut foliar disease. Initial symptoms ... READ MORE
These past two years UF/IFAS Columbia County Extension has participated in an on-farm trial comparing fertilizer types and application methods on field corn. Field corn is commonly grown in the Suwannee Valley region and has a high nitrogen ... READ MORE
As part of an ongoing series, I want to introduce you to “The World of Invasive Species”! Perhaps you have never heard about invasive species so let’s start there first. As defined in Webster’s online Dictionary, invasive is - tending ... READ MORE
A lot of people tend to wonder that if the rest of the world is shut down while COVID-19 is coming through our areas, what is it that Extension is doing?
We are educators and we are a huge support to the agriculture industry. And we fall ... READ MORE