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The Vegetable Production Handbook of Florida: The Go-to-Guide for Vegetable Farmers


August 26, 2016

The recently updated Vegetable Production Handbook of Florida (VPH) is the go-to-source of information on vegetable production. So you need to know how to control leafminers in sweet potato? It is in there! Maybe you have a problem with Cercospora ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture
Tags: Cucurbit, Educational Training, Fruit, Horticulture, Panhandle Agriculture, Publications, Strawberry, Sweet Corn, Tomato, Vegetable Production Handbook, Vegetables, Watermelon

Totally Impermeable Film – A New Plastic Mulch Option for 2016 Fumigation


November 13, 2015

Plastic mulch technology has come a long way in the last 15 years and has made another exponential jump in the last 5 years. Traditionally plastic films used in plasticulture production systems were simple, single layer low density polyethylene ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture
Tags: Cucurbit, Disease, Horticulture, Panhandle Agriculture, Pest Management, Pesticide, Tomato, Vegetables, Watermelon, Weeds

Keep Water and Nutrients in the Root Zone


April 25, 2014

Summer is rapidly approaching and irrigation demands by vegetable crops will be greatly increasing. Many areas of the Panhandle are blessed with well-drained soils, which are great during wet periods, but can be challenging to manage the water ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture
Tags: Best Management Practices (BMPs), Conservation, Cucurbit, General Agriculture, Horticulture, Irrigation, Natural Resources, Panhandle Agriculture, Vegetables, Water Issue, Watermelon

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