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  1. FSA Offices Accepting Applications for Assistance from Producers Affected by 2017 Hurricanes — July 20, 2018
  2. Cattle On Feed Hints at Beef Production in Late 2018 — June 29, 2018
  3. Cotton Marketing News: 2018 Cotton Update and Outlook — June 22, 2018
  4. Deer Manager 101 Course – June 21 — June 8, 2018
  5. Applications Being Accepted for the Longleaf Pine Landowner Incentive Program through July 13 — June 8, 2018

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FSA Offices Accepting Applications for Assistance from Producers Affected by 2017 Hurricanes

Source:  U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue announced on Monday, July 16, 2018 that agricultural producers affected by hurricanes and wildfires in 2017 now may apply for assistance to help recover and rebuild their farming operations. Signup began July 16, 2018, and continues through November 16, 2018.

Hurricanes and wildfires caused …

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Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2018/07/20/nearly-2-billion-now-available-for-eligible-producers-affected-by-2017-hurricanes-and-wildfires/

Cattle On Feed Hints at Beef Production in Late 2018

Derrell S. Peel, Oklahoma State University Extension Livestock Marketing Specialist

On June 22, USDA’s National Agricultural Statistic Service released their Cattle on Feed report that showed a feedlot inventory of 11.553 million head of cattle in feedlots of more than 1,000 head capacity.  This is the largest June 1 feedlot inventory in …

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Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2018/06/29/cattle-on-feed-hints-at-beef-production-in-late-2018/

Cotton Marketing News: 2018 Cotton Update and Outlook

Don Shurley, Professor Emeritus of Cotton Economics

On June 14, I had the pleasure and honor to present for the University of Arkansas Extension Service as part of their Food and Agribusiness Webinar Series.  Thanks to my long-time colleague and friend Dr. Bobby Coats for the invitation and opportunity.  The following are a …

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Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2018/06/22/cotton-marketing-news-2018-cotton-update-and-outlook/

Deer Manager 101 Course – June 21

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) will be providing a Deer Manager 101 Course in Marianna on Thursday, June 21, 2018.  This class is intended for landowners in Holmes, Washington Bay, Jackson, Calhoun and Gulf counties.  This same workshop will be repeated in Crawfordville and Milton for those other counties in the …

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Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2018/06/08/deer-manager-101-course-june-21/

Applications Being Accepted for the Longleaf Pine Landowner Incentive Program through July 13

The Florida Forest Service announced this week that the Longleaf Pine Landowner Incentive Program is now accepting applications from eligible, non-industrial private forest landowners. Applications will be accepted now through Friday, July 13, 2018.

Longleaf pine forests are native to the southeastern United States and are among the most diverse ecosystems in North America. …

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Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2018/06/08/applications-being-accepted-for-the-longleaf-pine-landowner-incentive-program-through-july-13/

Forest Service Accepting Applications to Help Landowners Combat Pine Beetles through June 29

Source:  Florida Forest Service

To help combat the invasive Southern Pine Beetle, which is currently present in 52 infestation sites throughout six Florida counties, the Florida Forest Service is accepting applications for the 2018 Southern Pine Beetle Assistance and Prevention Program from non-industrial, private forest landowners through June 29, 2018.  The program is …

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Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2018/05/25/forest-service-accepting-applications-to-help-landowners-combat-pine-beetles-through-june-29/

Cotton Marketing News: Old and New Crop

Last week (May 10,2018) USDA released its monthly crop production and supply and demand estimates.  Each year, the May report contains the first projections for the upcoming new crop year.  Here is a summary of major points for both 2017 old crop, and 2018 new crop.

Old Crop (2017) Revisions/Updates

Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2018/05/18/cotton-marketing-news-old-and-new-crop/

Bull Calf Evaluation and Marketing Workshop – May 18

The Alabama Cooperative Extension System is holding a hands-on workshop geared toward purebred beef producers on Friday, May 18, 2018.  A Bull Calf Evaluation and Marketing workshop will be held at the Southern Cattle Company Farm, near Dothan, AL from 1:30 to 4:30 PM.

According to Rickey Hudson, Animal Science and Forages Regional Extension Agent, …

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Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2018/05/11/bull-calf-evaluation-and-marketing-workshop-may-18/

Corn Silage and Forage Field Day – May 24

The University of Florida and University of Georgia’s annual Corn Silage and Forage Field Day will be held May 24, 2018 at the UF/IFAS Plant Science Research and Education Unit – Citra, FL. The corn silage and forage field day is an extension education program promoted by the University of Florida and the University …

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Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2018/05/04/corn-silage-and-forage-field-day-may-24/

Time is Running Out to Complete the 2017 Census of Agriculture

Source:  USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) is reminding farmers and ranchers that the window is closing on the opportunity to participate in the 2017 Census of Agriculture. As of April 24, NASS has received more than 1.5 million completed questionnaires. But the national …

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Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2018/05/04/time-is-running-out-to-complete-the-2017-census-of-agriculture/

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