Extension

Life lessons help Bailey Farms succeed with hot peppers

Specialty peppers are a hot business for Bailey Farms in Oxford, North Carolina. Bailey Farms grows 17 varieties of hot peppers at Oxford, as well as in Georgia and Florida on 1,200 of its own... more »

UF’s Mike Gutter to lead Virginia Cooperative Extension

Mike Gutter, who has an extensive track record of developing and funding partnerships and programs that benefit local communities, has been named the director of Virginia Cooperative Extension and an associate dean of the Virginia Tech College of... more »

Extension specialist Andrew Wyenandt honored for service to ag

Rutgers Cooperative Extension specialist Andrew Wyenandt was one of two individuals who were honored with Distinguished Service to Agriculture Citations by the New Jersey State Board of Agriculture during the New Jersey State Agricultural Convention... more »

UGA’s Culpepper to receive prestigious award

World-renowned researcher Stanley Culpepper, University of Georgia Cooperative Extension weed scientist on the UGA Tifton Campus, will receive the 2016 regional Excellence in Extension Award from the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU). Culpepper... more »

UF/IFAS Extension steps up as ‘second responders’ after Matthew

As Hurricane Matthew dumped water and wind on Florida’s east coast last week, it wasn’t long before several alligators were spotted roaming the parking lot at the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural... more »

Tomato troubles: managing common problems with tomatoes

Tomatoes are the most popular vegetable to grow in Mississippi in both home gardens and greenhouse hydroponic production. Not surprisingly, many questions arise from gardeners and commercial growers about various problems that occur during the... more »

Extension collaboration yields success for Kansas tomato grower

There is an old adage that things tend to skip generations. That is the case for Todd Griggs, who is now growing tomatoes and other vegetables on the land where his grandparents once had a... more »

Sunbelt Field Day to highlight UGA research

The Sunbelt Ag Expo in Moultrie, Georgia, is vital to the research coordinated by the University of Georgia's various commodity teams. The 600-plus-acre Darrell Williams Research Farm, on the expo grounds, has an open door... more »

Use linear bed feet for calculating fertigation

Soil test recommendations usually assume fertilizer is spread evenly across a field. However, with plasticulture and fertigation, growers can direct nutrients more efficiently. Headlands and drive alleys are typically not fertilized after plants are in... more »

Protecting tomatoes from herbicide drift

Miners used to take canaries into mines, especially when opening a new shaft. They did this because canaries are more sensitive to dangerous gases than humans. As long as the canary kept singing, they knew... more »

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