Tag Archive: 2014

Peanut and Cotton Harvest Video 2014

It’s the beginning of November, and so far the weather conditions have been great for harvesting peanuts and cotton. In Jackson and surrounding counties, peanut harvest is wrapping up and cotton harvest is in full swing. Yields have been variable across the region. Irrigated crops have had good to excellent yields, while some non-irrigated fields have …

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2014 Southeast Hay Contest Results

There were 185 entries in the 2014 Southeastern Hay Contest. Not only were there more samples sent in this year, but thanks to more favorable weather, the quality of the samples was better as well.  Photo credit: Doug Mayo Dennis Hancock, UGA Forage Extension Specialist and SE Hay Contest Coordinator The Southeast Hay Contest celebrated …

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September 2014 Weather Summary

Rainfall estimates for September 2014 provided by the National Weather Service. Many areas of the Panhandle finally got more normal rainfall again in September, after two months of dry weather.  Like previous months, however, there was considerable variation.  The areas highlighted in yellow or green had less than 3″, while the areas in hot pink …

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August 2014 Weather Summary

Rainfall estimates for August 2014 provided by the national Weather Service. The old adage of the “Dog Days of August” certainly held true in 2014. Much of the Panhandle experienced high temperatures and below average rainfall for the month.  Several coastal regions received more than eight inches of rain, while the most of the agricultural …

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2014 Peanut Field Day a Success

Dr. Barry Tillman, NFREC Peanut Breeder, shared the results of his work with the newer peanut variates. Photo credit Doug Mayo The 36th annual UF/IFAS Peanut Field Day took place this past Thursday, August 14th at the North Florida Research and Education Center in Marianna.   The event showcased some of the latest research being conducted …

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2014 Florida Organic Cost Share Program

Photo credit: IFAS Archive Funding Announcement The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) has received funding from the 2014 National Organic Certification Cost Share Program (NOCCSP) , which is a program of the United State Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Marketing Service (USDA-AMS). These funds will be used to reimburse growers, handlers, and processors …

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July 2014 Panhandle Weather Summary

July was another typical summer month with wide variation in rainfall totals across the Panhandle.  The graphic above shows the National Weather Service’s estimates for rainfall totals for July 2014.  Portions of Escambia, Santa Rosa,and Walton Counties received over 10″ for the month, while portions of Jackson, Gadsden, and Leon Counties had less than 2″ …

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2014 Peanut Field Day August 14

The annual Peanut Field Day will be held at the Marianna North Florida Research and Education Center (NFREC) on Thursday, August 14, 2014 starting with registration at 8:00 AM (CDT) and ending with a sponsored lunch at the nearby Sunland Pavilion. Field tours will begin promptly at 8:30 AM. Topics to be addressed include disease …

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Considerations for the 2014 Hay Season

Hay storage options at UF-NFREC. Photo: N. DiLorenzo Nicolas DiLorenzo, State Beef Specialist, University of Florida NFREC With the hay season in full swing, we are now ready to reap the benefits of the combination of temperature and moisture to be able to (hopefully) lower our feed bill later in the year when the grass …

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Core, Ornamental and Turf Pesticide Training & Exam July 31, 2014

Core, Ornamental and Turf Pesticide Training & Exam July 31, 2014 8:00 am – 5:00 pm ***** 2 CEUs available in CORE and 2 CEUs available in O&T***** Location: Washington County Extension Office, at the  Agriculture Center 1424 Jackson Ave. Chipley, Fl. Suite A East Wing Conference Room   To Register Contact Matt or Cynthia at …

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