Tag Archive: Surprises

Temporary Pastures Can Hide Ugly Surprises

Coffee weed in a loafing area adjacent to winter grazing. Nightshade and crotalaria are even more toxic. Photo credit: Jed Dillard Using row crop land for cool season grazing is one of the great opportunities for North Florida livestock operations. Early crops come out in time to allow seedbed preparation for planting, and late harvested …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/10/17/temporary-pastures-can-hide-ugly-surprises/

Cold La Niña Surprises Meteorologists and Growers

Clyde Fraisse Assistant Professor University of Florida Agricultural and Biological Engineering cfraisse@ufl.edu According to the NOAA National Climatic Data Center (NCDC), December 2010 was the 3rd coldest winter on record in the Southeast U.S. and the coldest on record in Florida and Georgia. The statewide temperature for December in Florida was more than 9oF (5oC) …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2012/02/28/cold-la-nina-surprises-meteorologists-and-growers/