Want to get a head start on planting this spring? Then the time to soil test is now!
Soil testing is an easy way to determine the nutrient management needs ahead of time. This can allow for easier planning and budgeting of resources for farmers ... READ MORE
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
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
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
What is an acceptable value for leasing land?
Many agriculture producers rely on leased land to produce their product. The USDA National Agriculture Statistics Service provides data based on regions, states, and counties. This information ... READ MORE
There will be a Fall Harvest Lunch and Learn on September 14th from 10:00 am – 3:00 pm, to be held at the UF/IFAS North Florida Research and Education Center-Suwannee Valley in Live Oak, Fl. This program is being facilitated by local and regional ... READ MORE
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
Peanuts provide a delicious and accessible source of protein to the human diet. Peanuts are considered a legume and are related to beans, lentils, and soy. They are rich in protein, fats, and various other nutrients. Studies ... READ MORE
Peanuts - An Environmentally Friendly Crop
Sustainable farming includes operating in an economically feasible way, while maintaining the health of the land and surrounding environment at the same time. Peanuts are a popular option because most ... READ MORE
There will be a Spring Harvest Lunch and Learn on May 11th from 10:00 am – 3:00 pm, to be held at the UF/IFAS North Florida Research and Education Center-Suwannee Valley in Live Oak, Fl. This program is being facilitated by ... READ MORE