If you found someone caught in a farm machine, would you know what to do? Could you stop the engine? Do you know how to get help?
People living or working on a farm should be able to do most of the possible life-saving tasks listed here. ... READ MORE
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused major disruptions to Florida food markets. Sales of food products to restaurants and schools have fallen drastically. Some farmers markets have closed. Sales through grocery stores spiked upward initially, but ... READ MORE
Florida farmers are used to uncertainty. Usually, this uncertainty has to do with producing the crop itself. Freezes and hurricanes can wipe out a year’s investment overnight, while longer-term scourges like drought, disease and pest infestations ... READ MORE
On Thursday, February 20, 2020 the Hamilton County Extension Office will be hosting its annual peanut production meeting. This meeting will begin at 6:00 pm with a sponsored meal courtesy of Suwannee River Peanut, Mike and Jill Adams, Olam Peanut ... READ MORE
On Thursday, January 23rd the UF/IFAS Hamilton County Extension Office will host the 2020 Hamilton County Field Corn and Soybean Meeting. This annual meeting will begin with an optional core pesticide training at 5:00pm for producers who hold ... READ MORE
Agriculture is a constantly changing, complex industry, striving to meet the needs and concerns of its consumers and customers. Food and fiber are essential to everyday living and we would like to salute the men and women who provide it not ... READ MORE
The UF/IFAS Hamilton County Extension Office will be hosting a peanut production meeting for interested peanut producers from Hamilton and surrounding counties on February 26, 2018 at the Extension Office in Jasper, Florida. This year the meeting ... READ MORE
"Over the river and through the woods, to grandpa’s farm we go". Over the holidays, one may have family and friends visiting your farm or acreage. These folks, excited to be out in the country, may not be familiar with the potential hazards ... READ MORE
The UF/IFAS Hamilton County Extension Office will be hosting a UF/IFAS Crop Management School for interested farmers, farm managers, consultants, and Extension agents. This school will focus on advanced level training and will be presented in ... READ MORE
For the past 40 years (1977), the UF/IFAS Extension Hamilton County Ag Advisory Committee has selected an Outstanding Farm Family of the Year. This year's farm family is the Alex Murphy Family.
Alex is a 25-year-old 4th generation row crop ... READ MORE