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El Niño may Boost Cool-Season Pasture Weeds

Thistle and other cool-season weeds could be more numerous in 2016 due to the El Nino, so producers should scout early and spray while weeds are still small. The summer of 2015 will long be remembered for the consistency and amount of rainfall received. This was a great benefit for the crop farmer, but made …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/11/20/el-nino-may-boost-cool-season-pasture-weeds/

Cover Crops can Boost the Fertility of Subsequent Cash Crops

Pearl Millet in bloom. Photo Credit: Danielle Treadwell, UF/IFAS Fall crops are the focus of many small farmers in Florida this time of year, but it would be prudent to take a peak forward and start planning for the spring season. Many small farmers that sell directly to consumers at venues like farmers markets and …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/10/30/cover-crops-can-boost-the-fertility-of-subsequent-cash-crops/

New Sponsorship Adds Major Boost to Southeast Hay Contest

Since 2004, the Southeastern Hay Contest has been spotlighting high quality hay and baleage production in the Southeast. The SE Hay Contest is run in conjunction with the Sunbelt Ag Expo and our winners are announced each year on the first day of the Expo. The goal of the contest is to demonstrate the potential …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/04/24/new-sponsorship-adds-major-boost-to-southeast-hay-contest/

Florida’s “Big Kids” Just Got A Safety Boost!

New bill would require booster seats for children four years old through age five. For several years, Florida has been the most dangerous state for children between the ages of 4 and 10 traveling in vehicles.  Florida is currently one of only two states in the nation that lacks a booster seat bill for older …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/05/12/floridas-big-kids-just-got-a-safety-boost/