2013 Florida Bull Test Sale
January 19, 2013 at the NFREC Beef Unit in Marianna, FL
The 13th Florida Bull Test was conducted at the University of Florida North Florida Research and Education center in Marianna. There were 93 consignments ... READ MORE
Blane and Johnny Laramore were named Jackson County Cattlemen of the year by the Jackson County Cattleman's Association recently at their annual banquet. News Channel 7 Interviewed Blane.
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They look like a small piece of wire, about a millimeter in diameter. Sometimes they wiggle, sometimes they tie themselves in knots and sometimes they just lie there. If you’ve found one in standing water, your first thought is probably “Internal ... READ MORE
The latest long range forecast from NOAA is encouraging with at least average rainfall this winter.
Livestock feed prices have risen sharply due to the drought reduced corn crop in the Midwest. What had been fairly reasonable by-product ... READ MORE
Today we received information about the 2013 West Florida Livestock Show and Youth Scholarships. If you would like a copy of the information, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or stop by the Jackson County Extension Service. READ MORE
Willard Yeomans, who owns Oak Ridge Dairy located just north of Grand Ridge, discovered a very unique heifer calf in his calving pasture in early September. The calf was born with an extra set of legs protruding from a small mass behind ... READ MORE
The Horse Advisory Committee is sponsoring the 2012 horseman of the year award for Okaloosa County. All 4H'ers who would like to be considered for the award must summit an essay. Information about the essay is in the attachment below. The criteria ... READ MORE
Country Bumpkins 4-H Club will host a Goat and Sheep workshop on Tuesday, September 4, at 6:00 PM, at the Jackson County Extension Service. The workshop will teach youth how to start a goat or a sheep livestock project, how to care for your ... READ MORE
Every cattle producer is probably getting a little antsy with the rising price of corn futures and the lingering drought throughout much of the country. The already substantial loss of crops and up-tick in fuel prices, has many producers wondering ... READ MORE
By Les Harrison
Wakulla County Extension Director
Tropical Storm Debby is headed out to sea, but the many problems she caused are still here. One of particular concern to livestock owners is foot rot.
It is a frequent problem of beef and ... READ MORE