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Three Panhandle Farms Recognized through the 2016 SE Hay Contest

October 21, 2016

The 2016 Southeastern Hay Contest (SEHC) presented by Massey Ferguson was a fierce competition, with 269 entries vying for the top spot. Three Florida Panhandle Farms were recognized for excellent quality hay: Bill Conrad, Bascom had the ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture
Tags: Ag In The News, Alfalfa, Awards & Recognition, Forage & Pasture, General Agriculture, Hay, Panhandle Agriculture, Perennial Peanut

USDA Confirms Screwworms in the Florida Keys

October 7, 2016

Screwworms were eradicated from the Southeast back in 1959. This week USDA's Animal Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) confirmed the presence of New World Screwworms Cochliomyia hominivorax in three deer in the Florida Keys. At this ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture
Tags: Ag In The News, Beef Cattle, Dairy, Goats, Horse, Insects, Livestock, Panhandle Agriculture, Pest Alert, Pest Management, Screwworm, Sheep, Swine

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