Tag Archive: February

February Weather Summary and Spring Outlook

National Weather Service rainfall estimates for February 2017. February was considerably drier than January across much of the Panhandle.  There were a few areas that received over 5″ (red), while large portions had 4-5″ (light brown), or 3-4″ (tan).  The eastern portion of the Panhandle received the lowest totals ranging from 1-3″ for the month. …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://liberty.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/03/04/february-weather-summary-and-spring-outlook/

February Florida Cattle Market Price Watch

The August 2017 Feeder Cattle futures contract increased by $ 4.58/cwt. during February. Based on this futures price increase, August Feeder Cattle revenues increased by approximately $ 34.35/head ($ 4.58/cwt. * 7.5 cwt.) on a 750-pound feeder steer which amounts to $ 2,290.00/truckload (50,000 lbs.). The August Feeder Cattle futures contract high, contract low, and …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://liberty.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/03/04/february-florida-cattle-market-price-watch/

Georgia Citrus Association Annual Meeting – February 27

Oranges on trees in a grove at the Citrus Research and Education Center. Source: UF/IFAS Archives The Georgia Citrus Association will be holding their annual meeting on February 27 from 9 AM to 3 PM in Tifton, at the UGA Tifton Campus Conference Center, 15 RDC Rd., Tifton, GA 31794.  General Admission tickets are $ …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://liberty.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/02/17/georgia-citrus-association-annual-meeting-february-27/

February Cattle & Forage Management Reminders

UF/IFAS Beef Cattle & Forage Specialists, and County Extension Agents serving the Florida Panhandle developed a basic management calendar for cattle producers in the region.  The purpose of this calendar is to provide reminders for management techniques with similar timing to those used at the North Florida Research and Education Center’s Beef Unit, near Marianna, …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://liberty.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/02/11/february-cattle-forage-management-reminders/

Private/Core Pesticide Applicator Training- February 22

Are you in need of CEUs for renewal of your restricted use pesticide license? If you do not have a license, are you interested in obtaining one? UF/IFAS Jackson County Extension will be offering restricted use pesticide applicator training on February 22nd  in two separate sessions, to accommodate the varying needs of participants.  You can …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://liberty.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/02/04/privatecore-pesticide-applicator-training-february-22/

Citrus Health Forum – February 23

Oranges on trees in a grove at the Citrus Research and Education Center. Photo taken on 03/04/16. Florida citrus growers are welcomed to attend the 2017 Citrus Health Forum, February 23rd at the North Florida Research and Education Center, 155 Research Road, Quincy, FL. With the continuous development of cold-hardy citrus varieties, and improvement in freeze protection, there …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://liberty.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/01/28/citrus-health-forum-february-23/

Pond Management Workshop – February 15

February 15, 2017 UF/IFAS North Florida Research and Education Center 155 Research Rd, Quincy, FL 32351 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. (Eastern) Topics: Pond Management Goals Fish Stocking Options for Your Pond Fish Management Options Water Quality and its Management Weed ID & Control Bring your pond weed for free identification Pond Visit Included Presenters: Chuck …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://liberty.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/01/28/pond-management-workshop-february-15/

Atmore AL Peanut Production Meeting – February 22

Alabama and Florida farmers are welcomed to join us for the Atmore Peanut Production meeting on February 22 at 11:00 am.  The meeting will be held at Grace Fellowship Church, 1412 East Nashville Avenue in Atmore, AL. Topics that will be covered: Market Outlook Variety Selection Insect Control Disease Update All are welcomed, but we ask that …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://liberty.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/01/21/atmore-al-peanut-production-meeting-february-22/

Atmore AL Cotton Production Meeting – February 14

The annual Auburn Cotton Production meeting will be held on  February 14, 2017 at Grace Fellowship Church, located on 1412 East Nashville Avenue in Atmore, AL. A great line up of speakers will share on the following topics: 2017 Crops Update Variety Comparisons Scouting New Chemistry What we learned from 2016 The meeting starts at 11:00 …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://liberty.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/01/21/atmore-al-cotton-production-meeting-february-14/

Escambia – Santa Rosa Pesticide Applicator Class – February 24

Are you in need of a private pesticide applicator’s license?  Lacking a few CEUs for license renewal?   Please join us at the annual Escambia-Santa Rosa Pesticide Applicator class on February 24, 2017.  This year, our meeting will be held at the Walnut Hill Community Center (Ruritan), located at 7850 Highway 97 in Walnut Hill, Florida. …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://liberty.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/01/20/escambia-santa-rosa-pesticide-applicator-class-february-24/

Older posts «