National Pasture Lease Information Pasture leasing is an annual expense that needs to be factored into annual budgets. The national average cash rent pasture rates in 2017 are $12.50/acre, which is a decrease of $0.50/acre in comparison of rates… Read More
Trich- a very tricky situation Trichomoniasis, commonly referred to as “trich”, is a venereal disease that impacts several species, including humans. In cattle, the disease is caused by the protozoa Tritrichomonas foetus, a motile organism roughly 33% larger than… Read More
The Georgia-Florida Tobacco Tour recently swung through Columbia County with a stop at the R.T. Dicks Farm. The tour was led by Dr. J. Michael Moore, Extension Tobacco Agronomist with University of Georgia. Participants started in Waycross, Georgia… Read More
UF/IFAS Extension Columbia County recently hosted a Precision Agriculture Field Day at Bar D Ranch near Columbia City. The program highlighted many of the technologies used in a local research and demonstration project sponsored by the Florida Department of Agriculture… Read More
CEU’s and CCA’s will be available.
Livestock and Forage flyer 2017 Paulette
Small grains harvest is underway in North Florida. This includes rye, wheat, and oats. There are not any local milling operations that use wheat for flour, thus the wheat crop is typically delivered to a local elevator and used… Read More
Florida Agriculture in the Classroom, Inc. kicked off Agriculture Literacy Day on May 2nd. This is an annual event that shares the gift of agricultural literacy with area youth. This year, throughout the month of May, Columbia County… Read More