Florida agriculture has remained viable and strong through the current economic downturn. The widely held view of financial vigor may have some long-term effects on commodity prices. Negotiations are heating up in Washington D.C. on the 2012 ... READ MORE
Perennial Peanut ~ A Forage Legume of Commercial Importance ~
The 12th Annual Perennial Peanut Producers Field Day will be held on Saturday July 21, 2012 at the UF/IFAS Beef Unit near the Gainesville Airport. Perennial peanut is a ... READ MORE
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Most people try to avoid feeding hungry mosquitoes, but for some medical researchers it’s a different story.
Lab-raised mosquitoes are used in studies investigating how the blood-sucking insects transmit viruses and ... READ MORE
Summer is often the time when most panhandle beekeepers have harvested their prime honey crops (TiTi, Tupelo, Gallberry and in some years Palmetto). If the beekeeper plans to reap a good honey harvest next year, hive maintenance must be ... READ MORE
Rains this week have provided enough moisture for Washington County farmers to resume planting.
A byproduct of the recent dry weather is weed control has been difficult for crops in some fields. Herbicides are not as effective, if at all, ... READ MORE
Jackson County Extension Agent Doug Mayo discusses how the national drought has effected the U.S. cattle inventory and what it means for cattle prices on WTVY′s Focus on Agriculture TV Show. The video does have a short comercial just before ... READ MORE
The chart above is a monthly weather summary from the UF/IFAS FAWN weather station located at the North Florida Research and Education Center. May 2012 was hot and dry, and added to the precipitation deficits of the past three years. The ... READ MORE
County Agent Doug Mayo discusses cattle prices on Channel 4's Focus on Agriculture TV Show. The video does have a short comercial just before the interview. http://www.wtvynews4.com/video/?autoStart=true&topVideoCatNo=default&clipId=7339838.