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Are You Looking for a Way to get Financial Assistance on Your Farm or Forestry Operation?


November 21, 2022

Introduction to financial assistance program for all farm and forestry operations will be Offered Dec 13th, 2022 at the NFREC-SV for Suwannee all surrounding counties Financial Assistance Expo flyer Who do farm and forestry producers go ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Conservation, Crops, Events, Farm Management, Forests, Horticulture, Livestock, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension, , Water
Tags: Agriculture, Conservation Farming, Farm, Farm Equipment, Farm Management, Finance, Money, NFREC Suwannee Valley, Row Crops, Small Farms, Suwannee County Agriculture, Suwannee County Extension, UF/IFAS Extension Suwannee County

Sod-Based Rotation the Next Big Revolution in Farming


October 10, 2022

Rotational cropping systems are nothing new but changing from a cash crop-based rotation to a sod-based rotation has the promise of giving farmers a viable new option for increasing yields, simultaneously enhancing soil quality, and still promoting ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Agriculture, Alternative Crop, Conservation Farming, Crop Rotation, Peanut Production, Row Crops, Sod-based, Suwannee County Agriculture, Suwannee County Extension

Playing it SAFE!!!


September 14, 2022

Safe can be defined as protected from or not exposed to danger or risk. Safety and wellbeing can come in waves when working in the agricultural field, as agriculturist we are considered to be among the most hazardous occupations in terms of ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Events, Farm Management, Livestock, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Agriculture, Farm, Farm Management, Farm Safety, Hay, Livestock, Suwannee County Agriculture, Suwannee County Extension, Topic Tuesday, UF/IFAS Extension Suwannee County

Topic Tuesday: Bee Communication


April 6, 2021

Communication is the key to success of any team and honey bees are no exception. These social insects interact using smell, taste, sound, and touch. They communicate about food resources or even about potential nearby danger. These developed ... READ MORE

Category: Horticulture
Tags: Bee Communication, Bees, Pheromones, Suwannee County, Suwannee County Agriculture, Suwannee County Extension, Topic Tuesday, UF IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Extension Suwannee County

Topic Tuesday: Bee Biology


March 2, 2021

Now that we know what pollinators are and types of bees found here in Florida, let's take a closer look at bee biology. Bees belong to the order of Hymenoptera, with ants and wasps. Bees can look like wasps but have more hair and thicker body ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Horticulture
Tags: Bee Anatomy, Bee Biology, Bee Parts, Bees, Suwannee County, Suwannee County Agriculture, Suwannee County Extension, Topic Tuesday, UF IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Extension Suwannee County

A New Age of Farming with Soil Moisture Technology

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July 20, 2018

Agricultural producers in the area have hit the ground running when it comes to implementing strategies that will help reduce water withdrawal from our aquifer. Soil moisture sensors are one of the most popular precision tools that have been ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Conservation, Crops, Farm Management, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Best Management Practices, Charles Barrett, NFREC Suwannee Valley, Precision Agriculture, Suwannee County Agriculture, Suwannee County Conservation District, Suwannee River Water Management District

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