Category: UF/IFAS Extension

The Threat of Freezing Temps and Hard Cold Weather isn’t Over Yet

The threat of freezing temps and hard cold weather isn’t over just yet this season. There are 5 things you should think about with this tough cold weather: Protect yourself and those around you. Wear hats and gloves,… Read More

Hamilton County Tropicana Public Speaking County Contest

Congratulations to all Tropicana Public Speaking Contest winners from today’s County Contest!!! 4th grade 1st – Addison Morgan 2nd – Jaiden Hurst 3rd – Lilyann Law Honorable Mention – Kimmy Ervine 5th grade 1st – Taylor Clement 2nd… Read More

December 2017 Food For Thought Luncheon

The UF/IFAS Extension Hamilton County and Hamilton County Department of Health are inviting the public to attend a luncheon at UF/IFAS Extension Hamilton County (old high school/courthouse annex) on Friday, December 15, 2017 at 12:00PM. We will have… Read More

Florida Pasture Lease vs Cropland Lease

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

Hay Quality – Not all hay is created equal

Between 600,000 to 800,000 tons of hay are produced every year Domestic grazing animals such as cattle, horses, and goats require conserved forage to maintain weight and health through winter months when temperatures deter forage growth. Hay crop production… Read More

STEM+Agriculture and 4-H!

What is “STEAM”? Science, technology, engineering, agriculture (or art!), and math! It is important that youth have opportunities to engage in these fields, as they instill critical thinking, curiosity, global engagement, and the confidence to change the world… Read More