Tag Archive: Ready

Weeds are Getting Ready For Spring 2016

Weeds are growing everywhere, especially in manicured lawns and landscapes despite the best efforts of owners who have spared no expense to remove the offending flora. Herbicides to control the weeds seem to be less effective as August progresses. The reality, at least about the herbicides, is different from perceived appearances. Herbicides can be a …

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Permanent link to this article: http://walton.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/08/11/weeds-are-getting-ready-for-spring-2016/

Be Prepared. Be Ready. Stay Safe: National Hurricane Preparedness Week 2014

May 25 – 31, 2014 is National Hurricane Preparedness Week. This week is a good time to prepare your family, property, and pets for severe weather situations. The dangers of a hurricane are numerous:  heavy rainfall, flooding, high winds, tornadoes, and in our coastal areas, high tide and rip currents. UF/IFAS Extension has information to …

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Permanent link to this article: http://walton.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/05/28/be-prepared-be-ready-stay-safe-national-hurricane-preparedness-week-2014/

Get Ready for Cotton Thrips

Thrips feeding damage on seedling cotton. Damage from thrips reduces plant vigor and yield.                       Cotton planting time has come and the presence of thrips (Frankliniella sp.) is a reality that growers in the panhandle must deal with every year. With that in mind, it is …

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Permanent link to this article: http://walton.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/05/03/get-ready-for-cotton-thrips/