Friday Feature:  Livestock on the Land

Friday Feature: Livestock on the Land

This week’s featured video is actually the trailer for a documentary that was published by the Practical Farmers of Iowa.  Livestock on the Land is a concept not that different that the Sod-Based Rotation efforts that researchers at the University of Florida...
Herbicide Options for Weed Control in Small Grain Crops

Herbicide Options for Weed Control in Small Grain Crops

Pratap Devkota, Weed Scientist, UF/IFAS West Florida Research and Education Center – Small grain crops such as barley, oats, rye, triticale, wheat, etc. are commonly grown during winter months in Florida for grain, cover crops, or winter grazing purposes.  Even...
2020 Cool-Season Forage Seed Availability and Prices

2020 Cool-Season Forage Seed Availability and Prices

Ann Blount, Forage Breeder, UF/IFAS North Florida Research and Education Center – Quincy – Cereal Rye Cereal rye is a popular cool-season forage. Dairy and beef producers depend on rye for its cold tolerance whether used alone or in blends with other...
Friday Feature:  Calibrating Your Grain Drill

Friday Feature: Calibrating Your Grain Drill

Few things are more frustrating in farming than trying to plant and not getting the right amount of out of the planter.  There is a way to calculate how much seed is being planted to calibrate the settings.  I know it is not quite time to plant cool-season forages and...