Bacon County Ag Update

Fungicide use to prevent cold damage on Blueberry

Cold damage is a concern for everyone this year, since we have had so much new grow and tender shoots from December’s weather. Below are some comments from Phil Brannen regarding fungicide use to prevent disease damage following cold weather. Call me with any questions. I had a question today…
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Dormex use on 2016 Blueberry Crop

Our weather conditions this year has brought up questions about the use of hydrogen cyanamide (Dormex or Budpro) on the 2016 crop. Below is a summary of comments and observations from Scott NeSmith, UGA, Erick Smith, UGA and Jeff Williamson, UFL. Dormex tends to be most effective in situations where…
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Blueberry Frost Protection

I know its 67° outside today, but we will have cold weather eventually. Below is a new fact sheet from University of Florida Extension. It discusses the economics of Frost Protection and a relatively new concept termed “Precision Frost Protection”.  Hopefully, this article will provide you with some additional information to tweak…
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