2014 Row Crop Comparison Tools and Budgets

It’s February and time to make some real decisions about what to plant and how many acres to plant.  Many factors go into determining the right fit for any producer, but the bottom line is profitability.  To help producers make informed choices, it’s always good to...

New UF/IFAS Fact Sheets added to EDIS in December

The University of Florida IFAS Extension offers a database of fact sheets available for free download on the Internet called EDIS (Electronic Data Information Source) that has many publications of interest to farmers and ranchers in Northwest Florida. Each fact sheet...
What Crops to Grow in 2014?

What Crops to Grow in 2014?

Rome Ethredge, UGA Seminole County Extension Coordinator Seminole Crop E News What are our planting options for 2014?  Dr. Nathan Smith, UGA Extension Ag Economist, developed crop economic return estimates for 2014.  These estimates are helpful in making those tough...
Wheat Production Considerations

Wheat Production Considerations

Variety Selection Variety selection is one of the most important decisions in small grains production. Growers should choose varieties with a high yield potential, good disease resistance and high test weights. Table 1 shows excerpts from the UGA, 2012-2013 Small...

USDA Planted Crop Acreage Report for the Southeast

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) released the planted crop acreage report for the Southeast in June 2013.  The effects of a bumper crop of peanuts, and the resulting low peanut contracts have affected what was planted this year.  From this report,...

Estimating Wheat Yield

Much of the wheat crop around the panhandle is finishing grain-fill and starting to dry down. As harvest time for wheat draws near, many growers are busy planting peanuts and cotton on other fields. However, it may prove useful to take a small amount of time from your...