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2014 USDA Honey Production Report

According to USDA, last year was a good year for US beekeepers with both record high prices and also an increase in total production. Photo credit: Doug Mayo USDA released their annual Honey Production Report last Friday, March 20, 2015.  2014 was a good year for US beekeepers with both record high prices and also …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/03/28/2014-usda-honey-production-report/

Understanding Your Forage Test Report

Once you send in a hay sample for analysis, you have to know what the numbers mean to make winter supplement decisions. Just as soil testing can provide vital information on how to fertilize crops, forage testing can provide vital information on how to supplement hay fed to livestock.  Feed and fertilizer are simply too …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/10/25/understanding-your-forage-test-report/

Summer Insect Report

Flatid adults. Photo credit: Russ Mizell Flatid Nymph. Photo credit: Russ Mizell Vignettes on Summer Insects Russell F. Mizell, III, Professor of Entomology, NFREC-Quincy Planthoppers Mid-summer is upon us and the usual calls and emails are coming in with “What’s this bug?” Usually it is a flatid planthopper (pale green adult picture) and most of …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/07/26/summer-insect-report/

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/

April 2014 Storm Damage Report for Okaloosa County

Pasture in Okaloosa County with several acres of standing water. Photo by Jennifer Bearden April 2014 had already brought a record amount of rainfall to the Western Panhandle area, and last week’s weather brought North Okaloosa County another 7-19 inches of rain.  The rain event of April 29-30 caused flooding across our county and right …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/05/03/april-2014-storm-damage-report-for-okaloosa-county/

USDA Releases Farm Land Value Report

USDA Report shows Florida farm real estate values are still declining. The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) released their Land Values 2013 Summary last month based on surveys conducted in early June.  This report provides some unbiased averages that could provide a helpful starting place for land sale negotiations, but is most helpful for …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/08/24/usda-releases-farm-land-value-report/

USDA Planted Crop Acreage Report for the Southeast

Data provided by USDA National Agriculture Statistic Service. The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) released the planted crop acreage report for the Southeast in June 2013.  The effects of a bumper crop of peanuts, and the resulting low peanut contracts have affected what was planted this year.  From this report, you can see that …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/08/24/usda-planted-crop-acreage-report-for-the-southeast/

2013 Florida Beef Research Report

The University of Florida has Beef Cattle & Forage Research Units near Gainesville, Marianna, and Ona, Florida. University of Florida Beef Cattle Research Reports The University of Florida Animal Science Department just released the 2013 edition of their annual Beef Cattle Research Report.  The links below provide direct links to specific summaries of the most recent research …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/03/23/2013-florida-beef-research-report/

3rd Quarter Timber Market Report

Timber Mart-South Summary, 3rd Quarter, 2012 The information in the following table was extracted from the Timber Mart-South third quarter 2012 report, released in October 2012. This information, compiled from many sources, is very useful for observing trends over time, but may not necessarily reflect current conditions at a particular location. In addition to general …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2012/11/02/3rd-quarter-timber-market-report/

BSE Report from USDA

WASHINGTON, April 24, 2012 – USDA Chief Veterinary Officer John Clifford today released the following statement on the detection of BSE in the United States: “As part of our targeted surveillance system, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has confirmed the nation’s fourth case of bovine spongiform encephalopathy …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2012/04/27/bse-report-from-usda/

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