Doug Mayo, UF/IFAS Jackson County Extension Director & Chris Prevatt, UF/IFAS Livestock & Forage Economist
2020 was a challenging year in all sorts of ways. For cattle producers, there were market disruptions, meat processor ... READ MORE
Some of the most challenging conversations, in almost any relationship, are the ones about money. This is certainly true as farmers and landowners negotiate lease agreements and worker wages for the year ahead. As with all statistics, just knowing ... READ MORE
Opportunity Florida, on behalf of Jackson County, will be accepting grant applications from businesses that have been financially impacted by COVID-19 (farms and agricultural businesses are included). The funding for these grants has been awarded ... READ MORE
The Jackson Soil and Water Conservation District is hosting a Cost-Share Kickoff Breakfast on Wednesday, September 18. The event will begin at 7:00 AM Central Time and will be located at the Jackson County Extension Office Auditorium, 2741 ... READ MORE
Governor Ron DeSantis recently released $25 million for a Disaster Bridge Loan Program for Farmers. Crop farmers can borrow up to $200,000 for two years with 0% interest to help restore their farming operations damaged by Hurricane Michael. ... READ MORE
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) sponsors a program that could be very helpful for farmers. The Community Collaborative Rain, Hail and Snow Network (CoCoRaHS) is a web based network of people all over America that ... READ MORE
October 10, 2018 will be a date that farmers and ranchers in the Central Panhandle of Florida will never forget as long as they live. Hurricane Michael landed in Bay County with 155 mph winds (Category 5 = 157 mph), the most powerful winds ... READ MORE
Irrigated farm land Jackson County rented for an average of $141 per acre in 2017, according the NASS.
Some of the most challenging conversations, in almost any relationship, are the ones about money. This is certainly true as farmers ... READ MORE
Farmers in Florida worry every fall about potential damage from a hurricane. Most of the media attention focuses on families in coastal communities, but not as much attention is provided for farmers and ranchers. Emergency responders are also ... READ MORE
It's that time of year again!
Springtime means it's time to support your local 4-H youth programs by purchasing a 4-H Paper Clover from your local Tractor Supply Company Store. A portion of the proceeds goes to your county 4-H program. Your ... READ MORE