Tag Archive: Underway

Corn Harvest Underway in Jackson County

This combine was running hard harvesting field corn this week near Greenwood, FL at Bishop Farms. Harvest is always an exciting time on the farm.  Months of work, investment, and risk pay off when the crop comes in.  This week several farms in Jackson County started harvesting field corn from both dryland and irrigated fields. …

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Permanent link to this article: http://liberty.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/07/30/corn-harvest-underway-in-jackson-county/

Sunshine Returns so Harvest is Underway Again in Jackson County

Our hearts are saddened by the preliminary reports coming from South Carolina after more than a week of constant and heavy rains in the region.  Hugh Weathers, South Carolina Commissioner for Agriculture issued a preliminary report from initial damage assessments: Conservative early estimates are that direct crop losses from the recent flood may exceed $ …

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Permanent link to this article: http://liberty.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/10/10/sunshine-returns-so-harvest-is-underway-again-in-jackson-county/

The Peanut Butter Challenge is Underway

The 2014 Peanut Butter Challenge is now underway in every county in the Panhandle. The PB Challenge is a food collection drive of peanut butter from within each of the 16 UF/IFAS Extension Northwest District Counties.  In addition to what is collected from the Peanut Butter Challenge, the Florida Peanut Producers Association  provides two pallets of peanut …

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Permanent link to this article: http://liberty.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/10/18/the-peanut-butter-challenge-is-underway/

The Peanut Butter Challenge is Underway throughout the Florida Panhandle

Take the Peanut Butter Challenge!  County Extension Offices throughout the Florida Panhandle are collecting jars of peanut butter for local food pantries through November 15. The Peanut Butter Challenge has officially begun!  From now through November 15th, drop off unopened jars of Peanut Butter to your local UF IFAS Extension office and have that jar matched …

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Permanent link to this article: http://liberty.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/10/05/the-peanut-butter-challenge-is-underway-throughout-the-florida-panhandle/

Citrus Variety Trials Underway at UF/IFAS NFREC-Quincy

A citrus variety trial was established in 2011 at the North Florida Research and Education Center to evaluate their potential for Northwest Florida. Photo Credit:Doug Mayo Researchers at the UF/IFAS North Florida Research and Education Center near Quincy are evaluating the longevity and production of a number of citrus varieties for use in Northwest Florida.  …

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Permanent link to this article: http://liberty.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/09/14/citrus-variety-trials-underway-at-ufifas-nfrec-quincy/

2012 Ag Census Underway

2012 Census of Agriculture Underway – Respond Now For many farmers across the nation, this is the time of year to finish paperwork after a busy harvest season and look towards planning for next year. This makes it a perfect time to also fill out and return your 2012 Census of Agriculture form. The Census …

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Permanent link to this article: http://liberty.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/01/12/2012-ag-census-underway/

Washington County Conditions Improve, Melon Harvest Underway

Recent rains have improve pasture conditions and forage potential. Rains this week have provided enough moisture for Washington County farmers to resume planting. A byproduct of the recent dry weather is weed control has been difficult for crops in some fields.  Herbicides are not as effective, if at all, when the targeted plant is not …

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Permanent link to this article: http://liberty.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2012/06/08/washington-county-conditions-improve-melon-harvest-underway/