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Friday Feature: The Peanut Program Works

This week’s featured video was developed by the Southern Peanut Farmers Federation.   They have launched  a campaign called The Peanut Program Works to provide support for the Price Loss Coverage or PLC Program implemented with the 2014 Farm Bill, as lawmakers begin to discuss the next Farm Bill.  This video features a number of …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/07/07/friday-feature-the-peanut-program-works/

Friday Feature: Tumblewheel Rolling Electric Fence

Source: Gallagher Fencing Last week we kicked off National Forage Week with a promotional video, so it seemed only fitting to end the celebration with an innovation for grazing management.  Intensive mob grazing, or strip grazing of annual pastures requires a good deal of time and management, if you have to continuously move fences to …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/07/03/friday-feature-tumblewheel-rolling-electric-fence/

Friday Feature: The Cow Sprayer Automated Fly Control System

Thanks to Nick Simmons, Escambia County Extension for sending in this week’s featured video.  This video highlights an innovation developed by Hue Fussell, a farmer in Ambrose, GA who invented “The Cow Sprayer.”  The Cow Sprayer automatically applies insecticide to every cow as they walk through a portable frame gate.  For just under $ 3,000 …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/07/03/friday-feature-the-cow-sprayer-automated-fly-control-system/

Friday Funny: Newlywed Tech Support

A young farmer married his high school sweetheart and moved her from the city to live with him out on the family farm.  At first life was good.  She busied herself turning their house into their home.  Overtime her loneliness started getting the best of her.  She complained, “Honey, you work long hours all summer, …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/05/28/friday-funny-newlywed-tech-support/

Friday Funny: The Ranch Hand Interview

A rancher needed a new hand, so he went to the feed store, the farm supply dealership, and the coffee shop to spread the word that he was looking to hire a cowboy.  A few days later he got a call from a fellow who was interested in the position, so he set an appointment …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/05/21/friday-funny-the-ranch-hand-interview/

Friday Funny: The Lifesaving Lie

A cowboy drove his truck and horse trailer to town to pick up some vaccines and wormer the day he was planning to work his cows.  As he slowed down to turn off of the highway, he was struck from behind by a semi-truck.  Unfortunately, the cowboy, his horse, and his trusty cowdog were all …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/05/13/friday-funny-the-lifesaving-lie/

Friday Funny: Top 20 Cow One-liners

This is somewhat of a departure from the normal Friday Funny jokes, but after attending the 65th Annual Florida Beef Cattle Short Course where they encouraged ranchers to tell their story I thought I would share these one-liner cow jokes.  The following are fun jokes to share with kids who tour your farm, at school …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/05/07/friday-funny-top-20-cow-one-liners/

Friday Funny: Hearing Test

Doris and Ralph had been married and lived on their farm together for over 40 years.  Ralph noticed that his wife seemed to have trouble hearing him lately and became concerned.  He started thinking she might need to be tested for hearing aids.  Not quite sure how to approach this subject with Doris, he called …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/04/30/friday-funny-hearing-test/

Friday Funny: Couple Sex

A lifetime farmer got to the stage in life that he was no longer able to physically work the land anymore.  He could not bring himself to sell the farm he loved, so he rented out his land to a neighboring farm.  He kept one tractor and the land around his house and barn and grew …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/04/23/friday-funny-couple-sex/

Friday Funny: Cowboy Math

The foreman of a large cattle ranch in Florida died after 35 years of employment.  The ranch he worked for had supplied his home and a truck to drive, so after he passed his most valuable possessions were his personal Remuda of 17 horses that he had broken and trained over the years.  The foreman …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/04/16/friday-funny-cowboy-math/

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