June 2019 Weather Summary & July Outlook

June 2019 Weather Summary & July Outlook

Rainfall June was another dry month for much of the farming regions of the Florida Panhandle, but even so was a significant improvement over the previous months.  Rainfall amounts varied considerably by location with much higher totals along the gulf coast with over...
Friday Feature:  Improving Mature Bahiagrass Quality

Friday Feature: Improving Mature Bahiagrass Quality

This week’s featured video was produced by the Panhandle Ag Extension Team‘s own  Cheryl Mackowiak, Soil Specialist and Doug Mayo, Jackson County Extension Director.  Last summer as a demonstration for the Grazing Management Field Day, Dr. Mackowiak...
Florida Panhandle Ag Facts from the 2017 Ag Census

Florida Panhandle Ag Facts from the 2017 Ag Census

Every five years, farmers from across the U.S. complete detailed questionnaires that provide the best statistical information available about the farming industry in this country.  State and county data from the 2017 US Census of Agriculture was released in April...
Friday Feature:  Words of Wisdom from Jerry Morris

Friday Feature: Words of Wisdom from Jerry Morris

This week’s video was published by Growing Florida to share some words of wisdom from Jerry Morris, Washington County farmer.  At a young age, veteran farmers taught Jerry some important concepts for becoming a successful farmer.  In this video, he shares some...