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Tobacco mosaic virus on tomato leaf

The Virus was First Discovered in Plants

April 14, 2020

Did you know that the first virus discovered was in plants, not in humans? As early as 1857, tobacco farmers in the Netherlands recognized a new disease of tobacco. It wasn’t called a virus at the time as the causal agent was unknown. In 1886, ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Turf, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Master Gardener Volunteer, Plant Disease, Plant Pathology, Virus

Crop Production Meeting 2016

January 21, 2016

Okaloosa and Walton county farmers are invited to attend the annual Crop Production Meeting. A meal will be provided thanks to generous sponsors. Please RSVP by February 2nd at 850-689-5850. February 4, 2016 5:45PM-8:00PM Okaloosa County Extension ... READ MORE

Category: Crops, Events

2015 Crop Production Meeting

January 27, 2015

Crop Production Meeting February 19, 2015 5:45-8pm Gerald R. Edmondson Agricultural Building 3098 Airport Road Crestview, FL RSVP by calling 850-689-5850 or emailing bearden@ufl.edu Agenda 5:45pm-6:10pm Welcome and Dinner   6:10pm-7:00pm ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Events

New UF Blueberry Trial

May 27, 2012

The UF/IFAS North Florida Research and Education Center (NFREC) in Quincy established a blueberry evaluation earlier this year. The Southern highbush cultivars in the evaluation are patented by the University of Florida and were developed by ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops

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