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Topic Tuesday: How to ‘squash’ the squash bugs in your field

Spring has sprung and that means watermelon season in Suwannee County is here! Watermelons are quite a labor-intensive crop and controlling weeds, pests, and diseases throughout the entire season is not an easy task especially due to Florida’s… Read More

Question of the Day- What is Clerodendron indicum?

What is this plant? A photo was recently submitted concerning the identification of a plant found in a cattle pasture.  The owner was concerned about the possibility of toxic properties. After sharing the photo with several colleagues and… Read More

Pecan Production and Fall Management Checklist

Pecans were a useful food source of Native Americans for thousands of years before European explorers came to America. The nuts were disseminated from the Mississippi Valley eastward by Native Americans. Pecans were readily available, easier to shell… Read More

Highlights from the Suwannee Valley Peanut Trade Show and Field Demonstrations

The inaugural UF/IFAS Extension Peanut Harvest Trade Show and Field Demonstrations took place on August 21st at the North Florida Research and Education Center in Live Oak, Florida. The event provided a review of techniques to improve harvest… Read More