Recently, there is an increase in the number of calls to our UF/IFAS Extension office. The clients are concerns about the yellowing of their Bahiagrass. Bahia is known to be one of the hardiest turfgrasses available to us in Central Florida. ... READ MORE
Central Florida experiences most of its annual rain between June 1st and September 30th. Water is a very important component for good plant health but for most people it is very difficult to find a balance. Too little water is bad, likewise ... READ MORE
Can producers use 2,4-D Amine in Pensacola Bahia fields used for seed protection?
Producers use 2,4-D Amine to control annual, simple perennial. and creeping perennial broadleaf weeds in grass crops (small grains, turf, forage, corn, sorghum, ... READ MORE
Fertilizing your bahiagrass pasture may not be on your mind due to high fertilizer costs, but recent observations indicate that NOT fertilizing may do much harm to your pasture health. We love bahia here in Florida because it establishes ... READ MORE
How do I control crabgrass in a Pensacola bahiagrass hay field?
Answer: The best way to control crabgrass in bahiagrass is to increase all of the environmental factors that favor the growth of the bahiagrass. Unfortunately, there ... READ MORE
Bahiagrass (Paspalum notatum Flugge), is adapted to climatic conditions throughout Florida and can be grown on upland well-drained sands as well as the moist, poorly-drained flatwoods soils of peninsular Florida. In Florida, bahiagrass is used ... READ MORE
If you've ever read any of my articles about pasture establishment or maintenance then you have probably heard of Bahiagrass, Bermudagrass, and Limpograss. These three species largely dominate our planted pastures, and even some of our non-planted ... READ MORE