Panhandle Row Crop Short Course – March 5

Panhandle Row Crop Short Course – March 5

Farmers from across the Florida Panhandle, as well as southern Alabama and Georgia are invited to attend the 2020 Panhandle Row Crop Short Course. The meeting will be hosted by Jackson County Extension on Thursday, March 5 at the Jackson County Agriculture Conference...
Friday Funny Feature:  The Return of Mr. Peanut – Baby Nut

Friday Funny Feature: The Return of Mr. Peanut – Baby Nut

This week’s featured video is part two of the Mr. Peanut Super Bowl commercial saga.  The advertising staff of the Planters company must have had a lot of fun dreaming up this advertising campaign for the Super Bowl.  First they killed him off with a heroic act...
Friday Funny Feature:  RIP Mr. Peanut

Friday Funny Feature: RIP Mr. Peanut

This week’s featured video was published by Planters Peanuts.  The company released the following video on social media this past week to preview the upcoming Supper Bowl Commercial that ends Mr Peanut’s 104 -years of advertising campaign for peanut snack...
FSA’s ARC/PLC Program Enrollment – Deadline March 15

FSA’s ARC/PLC Program Enrollment – Deadline March 15

USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) encourages agricultural producers to enroll now in the Agriculture Risk Loss (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC) programs. March 15, 2020 is the enrollment deadline for the 2019 crop year. Although more than 200,000 producers have...
Cover Crops: A Low Cost Alternative to Irrigation

Cover Crops: A Low Cost Alternative to Irrigation

Irrigation is expensive. And there are a lot of non-irrigated or “dryland” acres across the Panhandle. 2019 was characterized by persistent drought stress for much of the season (see below). So in a dry year like 2019, what are you supposed to do to manage...
Alabama Row Crops Short Course – December 10

Alabama Row Crops Short Course – December 10

The 2019 Alabama Row Crops Shortcourse will take place on December 10th at the Hotel at Auburn University and Dixon Conference Center.  This FREE course is an excellent opportunity for producers to expand their knowledge with researchers on the cutting edge of...