Sunbelt Ag Expo October 15-17

Sunbelt Ag Expo October 15-17

The Sunbelt Ag Expo is coming up October 15-17 in Moultrie, GA – make plans to attend “North America’s Premier Farm Show”®. While you are at the Expo stop by the UF/IFAS building. This year the UF/IFAS building will feature five educational, interactive...
It’s Hot Out There and Shade is Key to Cattle Performance

It’s Hot Out There and Shade is Key to Cattle Performance

As we close in on August, the unrelenting heat and humidity impacts everything we do on and off the farm. We know how serious the heat can affect us, and we make the necessary efforts to deal with it. It is also important that we make the necessary efforts to ensure...
Brittle Snap Damage in Corn

Brittle Snap Damage in Corn

Recently, I received a call about a strange phenomenon in a Washington County corn field.   Some type of pest was cutting off corn stalks, so my first thought were cutworms. But, when I found out the cut off stalks were V8 stage corn, that was almost head high, I got...
Make it Pay When You Spray Your Pastures

Make it Pay When You Spray Your Pastures

I like to kill weeds. That said, just because weeds are present doesn’t always mean it makes financial sense to apply a herbicide – even a “cheap” one. Herbicide applications need to pay for themselves (chemical and application costs) by increasing the amount or...