Tag Archive: March

March Weather Summary & Planting Season Outlook

National Weather Service March 2017 rainfall estimates for the Florida Panhandle. Rainfall The National Weather Service rainfall estimates ranged from as little as 0.5″ to 4″ across the Florida Panhandle in March 2017.  The western counties had higher totals with 3-4″ in the tan sections, and 2-3″ in the yellow.  The eastern counties ranged from …

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March Cattle Market Price Watch

The August 2017 Feeder Cattle futures contract increased by $ 8.32/cwt. during March. Based on this futures price increase, August Feeder Cattle revenues increased by approximately $ 62.40/head ($ 8.32/cwt. * 7.5 cwt.) on a 750-pound feeder steer which amounts to $ 4,160.00/truckload (50,000 lbs.). The August Feeder Cattle futures contract high, contract low, and …

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2017 Carinata Summit March 29-31

A field of carinata growing at the UF/IFAS Quincy Research Station. Photo Credit: David Wright, UF/IFAS Brassica Carinata Summit March 29-31, 2017 North Florida Research and Education Center – Quincy Florida 155 Research Road, Quincy, FL 32351 This three-day conference will focus on the latest research on varieties, pest management, and production of carinata, an …

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Permanent link to this article: http://liberty.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/03/11/2017-carinata-summit-march-29-31/

March 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, …

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Permanent link to this article: http://liberty.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/03/04/march-cattle-forage-management-reminders/

Genomics Workshop for Cattle Producers – March 23

Figure 1. Replacement beef heifers at the University of Florida North Florida Research and Education Center. Over the last decade, cattle production has experienced technological growth unmatched in the industry’s history. Currently, cattle producers are faced with making management decisions on how to integrate these advancements into their operations, and determining if they will increase …

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Feral Swine Workshop – March 9

___ Feral Swine Workshop Thursday, March 9, 2017 4 p.m. CST Jackson County Extension Office – North Meeting Room 2741 Pennsylvania Avenue – Marianna, FL 32448 This workshop is open to all landowners, farmers, hunters, trappers of wild hogs, as well as other animal industry and government officials.  The workshop is being provided at no …

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Permanent link to this article: http://liberty.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/02/25/feral-swine-workshop-march-9/

West Florida Winter Forage and Wildlife Food Plot Tour – March 3

Photo Credit, UF/IFAS Santa Rosa County Extension Choosing the Right Cool-season Forage Many different grasses, legumes, and forage blends are used for winter grazing and wildlife food plots. The livestock producer or wildlife enthusiast must choose forages that are best adapted to the soil and climatic conditions at his/her location. Cattle, horse, and small ruminant …

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Permanent link to this article: http://liberty.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/02/18/west-florida-winter-forage-and-wildlife-food-plot-tour-march-3/

Central Panhandle Pesticide Training Series – March 13, 14, 16, 17

The Central Panhandle Pesticide Training Series is an annual collaboration between Holmes, Washington, Jackson, and Calhoun County Extension Agents. Anyone interested in obtaining a restricted use pesticide license or CEUs for an existing license is welcome to attend.  This year’s series will be held in Bonifay at the Holmes County Extension Office. CEUs and examinations to …

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2017 Panhandle Row Crop Short Course – March 2

Farmers from across the Florida Panhandle, as well as southern Alabama and Georgia are invited to attend the 2017 Panhandle Row Crop Short Course to be held on Thursday, March 2nd. The meeting will be hosted by Jackson County Extension at the Jackson County Agriculture Conference Center, 2741 Penn Ave., Marianna, FL. Registration and the trade …

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March Florida Cattle Market Report

The August 2016 Feeder Cattle futures contract declined by $ 1.30 cwt. during March. Based on this futures price decrease, August Feeder Cattle revenues decreased by approximately $ 9.75/hd. ($ 1.30/cwt. * 7.5 cwt.) on a 750-pound feeder steer which amounts to $ 650.00 per truckload (50,000 lbs.). The August Feeder Cattle futures contract low, …

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