Row Crops

Carinata Production Meeting October 6

  Brassica carinata, commonly called Ethiopian mustard, is a promising oilseed crop with great potential as a profitable winter cover crop in Florida, Georgia, and Alabama. Its high oil content and favorable fatty acid profile make it suitable for the biofuel industry, especially as a bio-jet fuel. Carinata prefers cool weather, making it suitable as …

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Panhandle Crop Meeting – March 6

The 2014 Panhandle Crop Meeting will be held on Thursday, March 6th, at the Jackson County Agriculture Conference Center. Registration opens at 7:15 AM (Central) and concludes at noon with a sponsored lunch. The Panhandle Crop Meeting will contain an array of presentations from extension specialists from the University of Florida, Georgia and Auburn University. The …

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Cool Season Forage Options for Winter Livestock Feeding

The latest long range forecast from NOAA is encouraging with at least average rainfall this winter.   Livestock feed prices have risen sharply due to the drought reduced corn crop in the Midwest.  What had been fairly reasonable by-product feeds several years ago, have risen to the point that many ranchers are strongly considering increasing …

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Drought Forecast Suggests Early Peanut Planting this Year

Certainly the rain that fell late this winter has helped replenish the ground water and has refilled ponds that have been dry or nearly dry for some time.  For the first time in months, the Florida Panhandle has moved out of the severe drought category on the drought monitor. Although this is very encouring, the …

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New UF/IFAS Fact Sheet for Diagnosing Herbicide Injury to Cotton

Diagnosing Herbicide Injury in Cotton (SSAGR358/AG367) UF/IFAS just released a new fact sheet to help farmers diagnose herbicide injury in cotton.  This 10-page fact sheet aids in the diagnosis of herbicide injury by providing pictures and descriptions of behavior in plants and symptoms associated with different herbicides organized by mode of action. Written by Sarah …

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AL/FL Peanut Trade Show – February 9

Peanut growers in the tri-states area will have the opportunity to see the latest advances in peanut planting, harvesting and other related equipment at the Alabama/Florida Peanut Trade Show, which will be held at the Peanut Festival Fairgrounds in Dothan, AL, on Thursday February 9. The Trade Show is sponsored by the Alabama Peanut Producers …

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2011 UGA Peanut Variety Test Results from Tifton

UGA Tifton, Georgia:  2011 Irrigated Peanut Variety Trial Variety Digging Date Yield TSMK Seed lb/A % no./lb FloRun™ ‘107’ 09/30 5433 73.5 712 Georgia-06G 09/16 5345 77.0 623 Georgia-10T 10/17 5273 78.5 669 Florida-07 09/30 5260 72.5 585 Georgia Greener 09/16 5185 77.5 708 Georgia-07W 09/30 5115 76.0 688 Tifguard 09/16 5061 75.0 617 Georgia-09B …

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UGA 2-year, 4-location Irrigated Cotton Variety Test Summary

Two-Year Summary for Irrigated Earlier Maturity Cotton Varieties   2010-2011 Variety Lint Yield Lint   lb/acre % PHY 499 WRF 1982 46.1 DP 0912 B2RF 1958 43.1 DP 1028 B2RF 1885 46.1 DP 0924 B2RF 1785 43.1 FM1740B2RF 1776 43.3 Dyna-Gro 2570 B2RF 1773 42.5 PHY 375 WRF 1771 44.1 DP 0920 B2RF 1762 43.8 …

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Nominate Jackson School District for Monsanto Grant

Farmers know that education is the cornerstone of any successful community.  Monsanto has designated grant funds to help School Districts in agricultural areas improve math and science education. Farmers in Jackson and Palm Beach County, Florida, have the opportunity to improve education in their rural communities. Through America’s Farmers Grow Rural Education℠, sponsored by the …

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Management Changes make Small Grains worth Reconsidering

Doug Mayo, Jackson County Extension Director Ann Blount, UF/IFAS Forage Breeder David Wright, UF/IFAS Agronomist In the past, farmers and ranchers in the Southeast recognized the value of small grains for cattle grazing in a diversified farming operation. In recent years, however, many farmers and ranchers have greatly reduced their use. Increased fertilizer costs, less …

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