Tag Archive: Selection

Friday Feature: EPD Basics for Bull Selection

This week’s featured video was actually produced by the Panhandle Ag Extension Team.  Bull buying season is upon us, so it is helpful to understand EPDs, and how to use the numbers to select the best bull for the money.  Mark Mauldin, Washington County Extension provides a great overview of why EPDs are so important, …

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Fall Tomato Selection

Photo Credit: Abbie Seales Rolph One of the many great thing about living in Florida is the long growing season that the climate affords to gardeners. For up to 8 months a year warm season vegetables can be grown. The colder months are mild enough to grow other crops as well. Although most gardeners tomatoes …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/07/14/fall-tomato-selection/

Tomato Variety Selection for the Florida Panhandle

Photo Credit: UF/IFAS Communication Services It’s time to order seed and get transplants started for a spring tomato crop.  Which tomato cultivar should a producer select and what criteria should be used for selection?  There are many factors that go into every decision made on a vegetable farm but here are few that will help …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/02/06/tomato-variety-selection-for-the-florida-panhandle/

Impact of Selection for Feed Efficiency of Heifers on Future Cow Performance

Cow and calf pairs in a feed efficiency study at the North Florida Research and Education Center Feed Efficiency Facility. Introduction In Florida, the predominant classes of cattle are females (replacement heifers, young and mature cows) that graze forages.  However, most feed efficiency research has focused on grain-fed, feedlot cattle, with little data collected on …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/03/14/impact-of-selection-for-feed-efficiency-of-heifers-on-future-cow-performance/

Fall Gardening: Now is the Time for Site Selection and Preparation

  Garde and landscape edibles: Image Credit Eddie Powell Vegetable garden placement is a crucial part of the garden planning process because proper site selection will be a determining factor in its success. Below are a few tips to assist in the placement process. The garden should be placed in a convenient location near the …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/09/09/fall-gardening-now-is-the-time-for-site-selection-and-preparation/