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Cotton Marketing News: Changes in the Loan Program and Rate for 2017

Don Shurley, UGA Emeritus Cotton Economist The marketing assistance loan (MAL) is an important tool used by many producers and marketing associations in cotton pricing and risk management.  In addition to research and farmer education, I teach courses in commodity marketing and agricultural policy and I tell my students that the key to basic understanding …

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Cost-share Program to Grow Sales through an Export Market

A new program, hosted by the Florida Small Business Development Center (SBDC), is helping local farmers and producers maximize their growth potential through export sales! This program provides a scholarship to qualified recipients, which facilitates the development of a uniquely customized Agribusiness Export Marketing Plan. These plans assist “new-to-export” and “currently exporting” growers and value …

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Friday Feature: The Peanut Program Works

This week’s featured video was developed by the Southern Peanut Farmers Federation.   They have launched  a campaign called The Peanut Program Works to provide support for the Price Loss Coverage or PLC Program implemented with the 2014 Farm Bill, as lawmakers begin to discuss the next Farm Bill.  This video features a number of …

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Has Excess Rain Affected your Cotton Fertility Program?

Michael J. Mulvaney UF/IFAS Soil Specialist & Glen Harris, UGA Soil Specialist If you’re like me, you’re watching this rain and wondering where your nutrients are in the soil profile.  The Jay FAWN station has recorded almost 20″ of rain so far in June.  Last week we talked about peanut gypsum application, but this week …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/06/30/has-excess-rain-affected-your-cotton-fertility-program/

Apply for the Southern Pine Beetle Prevention Program through July 31

The Southern Pine Beetle Florida Township Hazard Rating Map is based on a model developed by the USDA Forest Service. The model computes hazard scores based on input variables that estimate the density and basal area of the most susceptible host pine species (e.g., loblolly and shortleaf pine) and soil drainage characteristics. Each township score …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/06/23/apply-for-the-southern-pine-beetle-prevention-program-through-july-31/

Nominations Open For The Florida Heifer Development Program

The 2017-2018 Florida Heifer Development Program began accepting nominations of heifers on June 1, 2017. Last year the program developed 79 head of commercial and purebred heifers for producers from Georgia, Alabama, and Florida. Angus Heifer enrolled in the Florida Heifer Development Program at the NFREC. Photo Credit: Kalyn Waters The program was designed to meet …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/06/08/nominations-open-for-the-florida-heifer-development-program/

2016 Beekeeping Program

Author: Rick O’Connor – roc1@ufl.edu Sea Grant Extension Agent in Escambia County Rick O’Connor

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Leon County Extension Launches “Adopt-a-Garden” Volunteer Program

Volunteers after lots of hard work mulching and adding compost to eight raised beds at The Shelter garden. Have you ever been interested in volunteering at a school or community garden? Are you involved with a garden that could use some help? Well, UF/IFAS Leon County Extension recently started an Adopt-a-Garden program for volunteers to …

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NRCS EQIP Program Application Deadline December 18

Application deadline for NRCS financial assistance December 18 Florida farmers and ranchers can apply until Friday, December 18, 2015, for financial and technical assistance from USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) programs for fiscal year 2016 funding. Although applications are accepted on a continuous basis for all programs, funding selections are typically made once a …

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Southern Pine Beetle Assistance Program Now Accepting Applications

Pitch tubes of the southern pine beetle (SPB), Dendroctonus frontalis Zimmermann, on outer bark. Photograph by James. R. Meeker, FDACS, Division of Forestry. Image inset is the southern pine beetle, Photograph by David T. Almquist, University of Florida. Applications From Private Forest Landowners Will Be Accepted June 6-July 18 Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/05/15/southern-pine-beetle-assistance-program-now-accepting-applications/

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