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 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
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 ... READ MORE
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 ... READ MORE
Dirt is synonymous with filth, clutter, mess, and other descriptors used for things that generally have a negative impact on well being. That being the case, why should 'dirt' be used to refer to one of the most important things to sustaining ... READ MORE