Tag Archive: Cost

Farm Bureau Survey Reveals Lowest Thanksgiving Dinner Cost in Five Years

Source: American Farm Bureau Source:  American Farm Bureau American Farm Bureau Federation’s 32nd annual price survey of classic items found on the Thanksgiving Day dinner table indicates the average cost of this year’s feast for 10 is $ 49.12, a 75-cent decrease from last year’s average of $ 49.87. The big ticket item – a …

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Organic Certification Cost Share Available for 2017

Funding Announcement The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) has received funding from the 2017 National Organic Certification Cost Share Program (NOCCSP) , which is a program of the United State Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Marketing Service (USDA-AMS). These funds will be used to reimburse growers, handlers, and processors for a portion of …

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The Cost of Late Calving Cows

Heather Gessner, South Dakota State University Extension Livestock Business Management Field Specialist Standardized Performance Analysis Pounds of beef sold is a key number for cattlemen. Late calvers, the cows that drag out the calving season, cost producers more than extra work and management, they are actually reducing herd income. Standardized Performance Analysis (SPA) has been …

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UF/IFAS Research Estimates Feral Hogs cost Florida Cattle Industry $2 Million Annually

Feral swine can cause $ 2 million per year in lost cattle production in Florida, according to a new study led by Samantha Wisely, UF/IFAS associate professor of wildlife ecology and conservation. Photo credit: UF/IFAS archive Feral swine cost the Florida cattle industry at least $ 2 million a year in lost cattle production, according …

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Consumers Experience Rise In Food Cost

Meat and eggs lead the rise in food cost nationally. Meat and egg prices are the leading cause of rising food cost in 2015, according the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics news release of June, 22, 2015. The Consumer Price Index for all Urban Consumers (CPI-U) was unchanged from May 2014 to …

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2014 Florida Organic Cost Share Program

Photo credit: IFAS Archive Funding Announcement The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) has received funding from the 2014 National Organic Certification Cost Share Program (NOCCSP) , which is a program of the United State Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Marketing Service (USDA-AMS). These funds will be used to reimburse growers, handlers, and processors …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/08/15/2014-florida-organic-cost-share-program/

The Cost of Not Having HealthCare

The deadline to enroll in health insurance through healthcare.gov is March 31, 2014 UF IFAS Extension Northwest District cares about you having all the facts necessary to use research based information to make informed choices for you and/or your family. One important choice coming up for almost 70,000 uninsured adults in the Big Bend (Gadsden, …

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