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Agent Newsletters

County Agents provide both weekly email newsletters from agent teams in the district , and also periodically mail out printed newsletters to county residents.  The following is an archive of the printed newsletters that have been mailed to county residents over the past few years.  If you would like to have your name added to the mailing list, for the printed newsletters, send an email to In the email please provide:  name, address, and email address and the newsletter (s) you would like to receive.  For more frequent, weekly to monthly updates, sign up for the email newsletter. District Extension Electronic Newsletters.  Once on the site choose the topic areas of interest from agriculture, gardening, consumers, or 4-H.

  1. Farm and Ranch Advisor (commercial agriculture newsletter)

  2. Family and consumer science newsletter

  3. Clover Club News (4-H youth program newsletter)

  4. Gardener’s Guide (homeowner horticulture newsletter)

Jackson Farm & Ranch AdvisorFarm & Ranch Advisor:  Crop and Livestock Newsletter

17 Winter Ag News

Articles in this issue Include:  Average farm land lease and farm labor rates, Planning for a successful watermelon crop, new cotton varieties and herbicides offer benefits for weed control, Screwworms in the Florida Keys, Farm worker protection standard changes, 2017 county weather summary, upcoming events, and jokes from the “Bull Pen.”

16 Winter Ag News

Articles in this issue Include: New Crop IPM Agent, 2015 Jackson County weather summary, Stockpiled grazing to reduce winter feed costs, Sap testing to improve fertilizer efficiency of melon crops, upcoming events, and jokes from the “Bull Pen.”

15 Winter Ag News

Articles in this issue include:  Decisions aids for new farm bill programs and crop selection, and upcoming events.

14 Summer Ag News

Articles in this issue:  County Farm Facts from the 2012 Census, January through June Weather Summary, Farm Bill Disaster Assistance Programs,USDA Microloans Available for Small Farms, Corn Yield Checks, Cotton Fertilization, Possible Fungicide Shortage, Best Pasture Grass for Florida Ranchers, SE Hay Contest & Quality Hay Producer Directory, Watermelon Novel Bacterial Leaf Spot Research Update, Florida Food Connect: A Tool to Help Producers Engage with Customers, Upcoming Events, and Jokes from the “Bull Pen.”

13 Fall Ag Newsletter

Articles in this issue:  September Weather Summary, FDACS Precision Ag Cost Share Fund Program, Upcoming Events, and Jokes from the “Bull Pen”  Special Fall Planting Guides included in this issue:

13 Summer Ag News

Articles in this issue: Saturated Soils from July Rains Causing Major Problems for Farmers & Ranchers, New 4-H and Agronomy IPM Extension Agents serving Jackson County, FDACS Best Management Practices Update, Electronic Weekly e-Newsletter, Upcoming Events,Blood Sample Pregnancy Testing for Cattle, SE Cattle Advisor provides Information for Cattle Producers, Bermudagrass Stem Maggot ID and Management, Cotton Leaf Spot Diseases, Peanut Fungicide Considerations, Tomato Spotted Wilt Virus in more Prevalent this Year, and Jokes from the “Bull Pen.”

12 Winter Ag News

Articles in this issue:  management changes make small grains worth reconsidering, local market and weather summary, nominate Jackson School District for Monsanto Grant, upcoming  educational program and events, bermudagrass stem maggot: a new pest in North Florida, UGA cotton variety test summary, UGA peanut variety test summary, and jokes from the Bull Pen.

11 Fall Ag News

Articles in this issue:  what is a round bale of hay worth, Florida Market Maker Internet directory of farms, upcoming  educational program and events, local market & weather summary, 2011 FSA acreage report for Jackson County, square shed in cotton, white mold the new #1 peanut disease, calcium on peanuts, peanut hay versus fertilizer value, the value of necropsies for cattle management, winter pasture planting decisions, smutgrass control in pastures, and jokes from the bull pen.

11 Spring Ag News

Articles in this issue:  Dealing with drought, market summary, thrips in cotton, drought effects on cotton herbicides, non-irrigated or dryland peanut production, reducing deer damage to peanuts, Florida bull test nominations, what is a freemartin, protecting calves from respiratory diseases, perennial grass variety test summary, and jokes from the bull pen.

Newsletter Masthead updated august 2014

Clover Club News:  4-H Youth Development

March 2014

Articles in this issue:  Extension Service celebrating 100 years, spotlights on 4-H club and Camp Timpoochee, as well as upcoming events.

August 2014

Articles in this issue:  Time to enroll or re-enroll in 4-H!, 4-H Open House, Livestock Clinics, Current 4-H Clubs, Are You Ready For The Fair?- livestock event checklist and more!


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