Tag Archive: Large

Friday Feature: Large Scale Lettuce Production on Muck Soil near Belle Glade

This week’s featured video was produced by Erin Freel to promote TKM Bengard Farms, Belle Glade.  This video highlights the four generations of the Basor family that produces 15 different types of lettuce and other produce in the rich, fertile muck soils just north of the Everglades.  This video highlights large scale vegetable production with …

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Large Carpenter Bee Management and Control

Photo 1 Large Carpenter Bee – Photo by Shep Eubanks Photo 2 Carpenter Bee Gallery – photo courtesy of bugwood.org   Every year beginning in mid-March to early-April, Extension Agents begin to receive inquiries about managing carpenter bees which are attacking barns, eaves, rafters, and other wooden structures.  The bee most commonly responsible for economic …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jefferson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/03/31/large-carpenter-bee-management-and-control-2/

Making the Best of a Bad Situation – Storing Large Round Hay Bales Outside

Just because you don’t have a barn doesn’t mean you have to leave your hay unprotected. Picture credit Jed Dillard When large round hay bales came along, those of us who had cut our agricultural teeth on stacking small square bales thought we’d never need to put hay bales in a stifling hot barn again. …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jefferson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/05/30/making-the-best-of-a-bad-situation-storing-large-round-hay-bales-outside/

Large Carpenter Bee Management and Control

Photo 1 Large Carpenter Bee – Photo by Shep Eubanks Every year beginning in mid-March to early-April, Extension Agents begin to receive inquiries about managing carpenter bees which are attacking barns, eaves, rafters, and other wooden structures.  The bee most commonly responsible for economic damages is typically the large Carpenter bee (see Photo 1) Photo …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jefferson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/04/05/large-carpenter-bee-management-and-control/

Kudzu Bugs have Emerged in Large Numbers

Overwintering adult kudzu bugs on window screen The kudzu bug has emerged from its overwintering locations with a vengeance! If you saw recently a large number of small greenish and flattened insects on your exterior walls, your vehicles or most any other light colored object, you saw kudzu bugs. This insect with the scientific name …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jefferson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/03/08/kudzu-bugs-have-emerged-in-large-numbers/