Bulrush - Weed of the Week
Bulrush is a native plant that prefers wet areas, such as the edges of ponds and marshes. It is a large sedge that provides food for native birds, but can become a weed nuisance if not managed.
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Brunswick Grass- Weed of the Week
Brunswick Grass, sometimes referred to as Brown Seeded Paspalum, is a growing issue in Bahai pastures and fields. It becomes unpalatable as it matures, and livestock will not graze it. Because of this, it ... READ MORE
UF/IFAS agricultural and biological engineering professor and Florida Climate Institute director Senthold Asseng has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) as part of the Section of Agriculture, ... READ MORE
Brazilian Pepper- Weed of the Week
Brazilian Pepper is a category invasive tree, meaning it can spread into undisturbed sites. It was introduced in the 1800's from South America, and has quickly spread throughout central and south Florida. ... READ MORE
Tiny little tan sclerotium, oh my!
Southern blight, or Sclerotrium rolfsii is a soilborne fungus that has many hundreds of hosts. The fungus can be spread through movement of infested soil and plant debris, on infected plants, in contaminated ... READ MORE
Cercospora is a common leaf spot of Brassicas and other plant families.
The organism Cercospora is a fungal disease that causes defoliation of many plant species. Symptoms are seen on the leaves and are often gray in color, and may have ... READ MORE
Are you a commercial producer of crops that require frost protection?
If so, please join us on December 5, 2019 for our second annual Winter Weather School in Hastings! We'll review the FAWN website, interpret weather data and discuss future ... READ MORE
Mid-Florida Research and Education Center student Yuvraj Khamare was recently awarded third place in the International Plant Propagators Society (IPPS) Southern Region Charlie Parkerson Student Research Competition at the 2019 IPPS Southern ... READ MORE
Congratulations to Joseph Iboyi on winning 2nd place in the graduate student oral paper competition in the bioenergy systems section of the American Society of Agronomy meetings in San Antonio. Joseph won a $200 prize as part of the award.
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