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Jackson County Cattlemen’s Tour August 13

Commercial cattle herd at Bigham Farms, near Malone. The Jackson County Cattlemen’s Association has hosted numerous Farm Tours over its 53 year history.  These tours provide a wonderful opportunity to interact with other cattle producers, and visit a wide variety of operations in the region.  This year the tour is open to any cattle producer …

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Carinata Starting to Come Up in Jackson County

This fall several growers in the Panhandle and South Georgia contracted with a company out of Canada called Agrisoma to grow Carinata. Carinata is an oilseed crop that can be used for producing jet fuel, that also has potential for being grown in the South. See Dr. Jim Marois’ post titled Ethiopian Mustard: a New …

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Cindale Farms Honored as Jackson County Agricultural Innovators

Doug Mayo, Jackson County Extension recognized Brad & Meghan Austin, and Cindy & Dale Eade as Agricultural Innovators in Jackson County. On Thursday August 21, 2014, twelve Innovative Farmers and Ranchers were recognized by University of Florida IFAS Extension and Farm Credit of Northwest Florida at the Jefferson County Opera House, in Monticello.  This is …

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Corn Harvest is Underway in Jackson County (video)

Josh Thompson, Regional Crop IPM Agent, provides a corn yield check at a farm in Jackson County this week. Photo credit: Doug Mayo Combines began picking through corn last week, and this week the harvesting continues. Jackson County has a corn yield contest that several growers participate in.  Having a yield check allows for a …

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Area Ranchers Enjoy Jackson Cattlemen’s Tour

Commercial cattle herd at Bigham Farms, near Malone. Photo credit: Doug Mayo The Jackson County Cattlemen’s Association hosted a farm tour on Thursday, July 17.  There were 75 cattle ranchers from Jackson, Washington, Holmes, and Calhoun Counties, as well as surrounding Alabama and Georgia counties that participated in the tour.  Three farms and a feed …

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Jackson County Cattlemen’s Tour July 17

The Jackson County Cattlemen’s Association has hosted Farm Tours periodically for more than 50 years.  It provides a great opportunity to interact with other cattle producers, and visit a variety of operations in the region. Thursday, July 17, 2014 The Jackson County Cattlemen’s Association has hosted numerous Farm Tours over its 52 year history.  These …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/06/28/jackson-county-cattlemens-tour-july-17/

Pea Weevils Abound in Jackson County

A good looking crop of field peas from Larry MacArthur in Malone, FL. Photo: Josh Thompson Over the past few weeks, numerous calls have come in to the Extension Office about a strange bug found in field peas (cowpeas, southern peas). Whether you have a small garden patch, or 200 acres of peas, you probably …

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Jackson County Agriculture Weather Damage Report

Corn struggling off to a slow start in saturated soils. Photo Credit Doug Mayo Jackson County received record rainfall in April 2014. The National Weather Service graphic below illustrates the wide variation of rainfall totals for April, with the areas in red receiving between 10-12″, the areas in pink 12-14″, the magenta, or hot pink …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/05/03/jackson-county-agriculture-weather-damage-report/

Agricultural Innovator: Jackson County

On Friday August 9, 2013, 13 Innovative Farmers and Ranchers were recognized by University of Florida IFAS Extension and Farm Credit of Northwest Florida at the Jackson County Agricultural Conference Center in Marianna.  This is the third year these two organizations have teamed up to honor a selection of the most innovative farmers from the …

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Corn Harvest Begins in Jackson County

The relentless rain in July had many corn growers in the Panhandle wondering if it would ever stop long enough to harvest their corn crop. Finally, growers in Jackson County have gotten some relief and have started to harvest their earliest planted fields. Irrigated corn yields are doing very well despite the dry weather in …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/08/10/corn-harvest-begins-in-jackson-county/

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