Traditionally, the southeastern United States, and particularly Georgia, was the major pecan producing region in the world. Within the last 20 years, the arid western states (mainly Arizona, Texas and New Mexico) have often produced about 50 ... READ MORE
Jim Marois, Professor of Plant Pathology, NFREC-Quincy
Researchers at the UF/IFAS North Florida Research and Education Center (NFREC) are working on a new winter crop for the Southeast U.S. Ethiopian mustard, Brassica carinata is an oil seed ... READ MORE
The use of cover crops is gaining popularity with conventional, sustainable, and organic growers. The number of research publications on this topic has sky-rocketed. There is a real opportunity for vegetable growers to benefit from cover crop ... READ MORE
The utilization of estrous synchronization and timed artificial insemination (TAI) has potential to influence the economic efficiency of cow/calf enterprises by improving a producer’s opportunity to shorten the calving season, increase calf ... READ MORE
Evidence of the exceptionally wet weather in July and August is beginning to show up as the Florida Panhandle peanut harvest begins. The common foliar disease, leaf spot, caused by a fungus is making an area wide appearance.
“Many counties ... READ MORE
Researchers at the UF/IFAS North Florida Research and Education Center near Quincy are evaluating the longevity and production of a number of citrus varieties for use in Northwest Florida. A planting of new and old cultivars was established ... READ MORE