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‘Gardening in the Panhandle LIVE!’ kicks off with tomato growing tips


February 11, 2022

The first “Gardening in the Panhandle LIVE!” of 2022 will discuss growing tomatoes, live on Feb. 17 at 1 p.m. Eastern, noon Central. Recordings are posted afterward at tinyurl.com/GardeningLive. Zoom requires pre-registration, ... READ MORE

Category: Events, Home Landscapes, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Event, Gardening, Gardening In The Panhandle, Horticulture, Julie McConnell, Tomato
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Study: White clay spray mix repels major crop pest


January 25, 2022

QUINCY, Fla. --- Tomatoes are big business in Florida, the nation’s top producer of the popular fruit, but an insect no bigger than a grain of rice threatens growers’ fields each season. The whitefly prefers the underside of leaves, enjoying ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Entomology, Josh Freeman, Kaolin, Mathews Paret, North Florida Research And Education Center, Pest Control, Plant Pathology, Tomato, Tomato Yellow Leaf Curl, Whiteflies, Whitefly, Xavier Martini

Kaolin and Limonene as Repellents for Whitefly Management In Vegetables

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November 22, 2021

Dr. Xavier Martini Department of Entomology UF/IFAS North Florida REC Due to the development of insecticide resistance and difficulties in whitefly management with conventional insecticides, significant agricultural research has been aimed ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Commercial Vegetable Production, Craig Frey, Entomology, Extension, Insecticides, Kaolin, Limonene, Pest Management, Pesticides, Tomato, UF-IFAS, Vegetable Production, Vegetable Research Highlights, Whitefly, Xavier Martini
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Edible Gardening Series: Question of the Week – Tomato Yellow Leaf Curl Virus

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February 23, 2021

By Sarah Bostick and Carol Wyatt-Evens Gardening in Florida can be incredibly rewarding and incredibly frustrating at the same time. If you are new to the region, you soon learn that gardening in the sunshine state can quickly become a full-time ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Home Landscapes
Tags: Ag, Agriculture, Edible Gardening QOTW, EdibleGardeningSeries, Food, Garden, Horticulture, Pgm_Ag, Pgm_Chemicals, Tomato, Tomato Yellow Leaf Curl Virus
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Edible Gardening Series: Question of the Week – Tomato seedlings

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February 11, 2021

By Sarah Bostick and Carol Wyatt-Evens Gardening in Florida can be incredibly rewarding and incredibly frustrating at the same time. If you are new to the region, you soon learn that gardening in the sunshine state can quickly become a full-time ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Fruits & Vegetables
Tags: Ag, Agriculture, Edible Gardening QOTW, EdibleGardeningSeries, Food, Garden, Pgm_Ag, Pgm_Chemicals, Pgm_Gardens, Seedlings, Tomato
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Edible Gardening Series: Question of the Week – Why Won’t My Tomatoes Produce Fruit?

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February 11, 2021

By Sarah Bostick and Carol Wyatt-Evens Gardening in Florida can be incredibly rewarding and incredibly frustrating at the same time. If you are new to the region, you soon learn that gardening in the sunshine state can quickly become a full-time ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Fruits & Vegetables
Tags: Ag, Agriculture, Edible Gardening QOTW, EdibleGardeningSeries, Food, Garden, Horticulture, Pgm_Ag, Pgm_Chemicals, Pgm_Gardens, Tomato

Heirloom Tomatoes: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly (but almost always tasty)


October 9, 2020

A Primer on Growing Tomatoes The tomato plant is a member of Solanaceae or nightshade family. A native of Central and South America, tomatoes have expanded geographically as they are also a well suited vegetable for temperate climates. Tomatoes ... READ MORE

Category: Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture
Tags: Heirloom, Ocextension, Tomato, Vegetable Garden, Vegetable Gardening

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