Tag Archive: Decision

UGA Decision Aids can Help Farmers Decide What Crops to Plant in 2016

2015 was a very challenging year for Panhandle row crop farmers with the double whammy of low commodity prices and unfavorable weather.  As a result, many farmers are uncertain as to what crops to plant for the coming year. The University of Georgia has a nice tool or decision aid that provides estimated returns on …

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To Breed or Not to Breed? Each Decision Affects an Increasing Horse Population

Horses at the University of Florida Horse Teaching Unit.  UF/IFAS Photo by Tyler Jones. Saundra TenBroeck, Department of Animal Sciences, University of Florida One of the indices of the health of the horse industry has been foal registration data. When we study trends over the last 30 years we see a classic “Economics 101” Supply …

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Farm Bill Decision Deadlines for Row Crop Farmers

  Every row crop farmer has some decisions to make regarding new programs outlined in the 2014 Farm Bill.  The following are the final deadline dates for several key decisions.  Due to the large number of farms in the region that will be needing help with these decisions, it would be advisable to make appointments …

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