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Now is the Time to Soil Test Crop Fields

Your peanut fields are harvested and you’re probably waiting for those last few bolls to bust open to finish cotton harvest. After that, it’s time to soil test! Fertilizer expenses are 46% of your total operational costs in corn in the South. That number is 24% for cotton, and 15% for peanuts. Fertilizer is the …

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Farmers Invited to View On-farm Cotton Test – October 10

  Farmers are invited to view the 15 cotton variety test at Bishop Farms. Photo – Doug Mayo Variety selection can play a large role in the management strategy of a crop, as well its yield potential. This year in Jackson County, UF/IFAS Extension collaborated with Bishop Farms for an on-farm trial. Fifteen cotton varieties …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/10/06/farmers-invited-to-view-on-farm-cotton-test-october-10/

2016 Florida Bull Test Sale January 16

University of Florida – North Florida Research and Education Center Beef Unit sale facility where the Florida Bull Test Sale will be conducted. January 16, 2016 at the NFREC Beef Unit in Marianna, FL The 16th Florida Bull Test was conducted at the University of Florida North Florida Research and Education center in Marianna. There …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/12/18/2016-florida-bull-test-sale-january-16/

Bull Consignments Sought for 2015 Florida Bull Test

Cliff Lamb,UF/IFAS Beef Reproduction Specialist The nomination deadline for registered breeders wishing to consign bulls to the Florida Bull Test is June 15, 2015. The Florida Bull test is hosted at the University of Florida North Florida research and Education Center (NFREC) in Marianna, FL. For the 16th year, the North Florida Research and Education …

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2015 Florida Bull Test Sale Summary

Steve Williams of J & W Simmentals receiving his plaque for their consignment J&W Mr Cruising that was the winner of the Florida Bull Test. Pictured (from L to R): Nick Comerford (NFREC Center Director), Steve Williams, and David Thomas (NFREC Beef Unit Supervisor). The Florida Bull Test Sale was held on January 17, 2015 …

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15th Annual Florida Bull Test Summary and Sale Information

University of Florida – North Florida Research and Education Center Beef Unit sale facility where the Florida Bull Test Sale will be conducted. Cliff Lamb, University of Florida – North Florida Research and Education Center, Marianna, FL Recently, the 15th Florida Bull Test was completed. The test is conducted at the North Florida Research and …

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2014 UF Peanut Variety Test Results

Dr. Barry Tillman, UF/IFAS Peanut Breeder, showed growers the newer peanut varieties at the 2014 Peanut Field Day. Photo credit Doug Mayo Peanut planting season is months away, but it’s not too early to begin choosing varieties to plant. The 2014 variety performance data is hot off the press and can provide a tool to …

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Florida Bull Test Sale January 17

The 15th Florida Bull Test was conducted at the University of Florida North Florida Research and Education center in Marianna. There were 103 consignments from 33 consignors from Florida, Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, and North Carolina. There were 46 Angus, 4 Braford, 4 Brahman, 10 Charolais, 2 Hereford, 3 Red Angus, 16 SimAngus, and 18 Simmental …

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Understanding Your Forage Test Report

Once you send in a hay sample for analysis, you have to know what the numbers mean to make winter supplement decisions. Just as soil testing can provide vital information on how to fertilize crops, forage testing can provide vital information on how to supplement hay fed to livestock.  Feed and fertilizer are simply too …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/10/25/understanding-your-forage-test-report/

Social Media Test

This is a test of the Social Media connection service to this site.  Please disregard this post.  For some reason the articles last week went to our Facebook page but not to Twitter. Author: Doug Mayo – demayo@ufl.edu Jackson County Extension Director, Livestock & Forages Agent. My true expertise is with beef cattle and pasture …

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