In this Issue:
  • August Cattle & Forage Management Reminders
  • Field Crop Nematode Management Publications Updated
  • 2017 Beef Conference Presentations and Highlights
  • November Cattle & Forage Management Reminders
  • October Cattle & Forage Management Reminders
  • The Vegetable Production Handbook of Florida: The Go-to-Guide for Vegetable Farmers
  • Highlights and Proceedings from the 2016 Beef & Forage Field Day
  • 2016 Panhandle Row Crop Short Course Highlights with Links to Presentations
  • 2016 Beef Conference Highlights with Links to Presentations
  • Search for Extension Information Nationwide
  • Publications

    August Cattle & Forage Management Reminders

    UF/IFAS Beef Cattle & Forage Specialists, and County Extension Agents serving the Florida Panhandle worked to develop a basic management calendar for cattle producers.  The purpose of this calendar is to provide reminders for management techniques with similar timing to those used at the North Florida Research and Education Center’s Beef Unit, near Marianna, Florida.  …

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    Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2017/08/04/august-cattle-forage-management-reminders/

    Field Crop Nematode Management Publications Updated

    One of my goals since starting as field crop nematologist at the University of Florida last June was to update the nematode management guides for Florida field crops, so that extension agents and growers have access to active copies of these documents.  I’m happy to announce that guides for field corn, soybeans, and cotton have …

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    Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2017/03/31/field-crop-nematode-management-publications-updated/

    2017 Beef Conference Presentations and Highlights

    The 32nd annual Northwest Florida Beef Conference & Trade Show was held on February 8, 2017 in Marianna, at the Jackson County Extension Office.  Five speakers provided information to help beef cattle ranchers focus on “Crucial Management in Challenging Times.”  In addition to the presentations, there were 28 companies and organizations that provide products, equipment, …

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    Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2017/02/17/2017-beef-conference-presentations-and-highlights/

    November Cattle & Forage Management Reminders

    UF/IFAS Beef Cattle & Forage Specialists, and County Extension Agents serving the Florida Panhandle worked to develop a basic management calendar for cattle producers.  The purpose of this calendar is to provide reminders for management techniques with similar timing to those used at the North Florida Research and Education Center’s Beef Unit, near Marianna, Florida.  …

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    Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2016/10/28/november-cattle-forage-management-reminders/

    October Cattle & Forage Management Reminders

    UF/IFAS Beef Cattle & Forage Specialists, and County Extension Agents serving the Florida Panhandle worked to develop a basic management calendar for cattle producers.  The purpose of this calendar is to provide reminders for management techniques with similar timing to those used at the North Florida Research and Education Center’s Beef Unit, near Marianna, Florida.  …

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    Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2016/10/07/october-cattle-forage-management-reminders/

    The Vegetable Production Handbook of Florida: The Go-to-Guide for Vegetable Farmers

    The recently updated Vegetable Production Handbook of Florida (VPH) is the go-to-source of information on vegetable production.  So you need to know how to control leafminers in sweet potato? It is in there! Maybe you have a problem with Cercospora leaf spot in okra? Need some weed management options in tomato? That is in …

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    Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2016/08/26/the-vegetable-production-handbook-of-florida-the-go-to-guide-for-vegetable-farmers/

    Highlights and Proceedings from the 2016 Beef & Forage Field Day

    101 ranchers, UF/IFAS Extension Agents and Specialists, allied industry representatives, and graduate students participated in the 2016 UF/IFAS North Florida Research and Education Center’s Beef & Forage Field Day held on Friday April 15th at the Beef Research Unit north of Marianna, Florida.  The Field Day included a five-stop demonstration tour, lunch presentations, and two …

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    Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2016/04/22/highlights-and-proceedings-from-the-2016-beef-forage-field-day/

    2016 Panhandle Row Crop Short Course Highlights with Links to Presentations

    Jackson County Extension hosted the 2016 Panhandle Row Crop Short Course on Thursday, March 3, 2016.  Extension Specialists from Florida, Georgia, and Alabama came to relay new and pertinent information concerning crops to farmers. Attendees were able to attain CEUs for their restricted use pesticide license as well as for Certified Crop Consultants. A total of …

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    Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2016/03/18/2016-panhandle-row-crop-short-course-highlights-with-links-to-presentations/

    2016 Beef Conference Highlights with Links to Presentations

    The 31st annual Northwest Florida Beef Conference was one of the best in the long history of this event.  175 people attended the event this year that featured seven presentations and a trade show of 28 companies and organizations that provide products and services to the cattle industry in the Southeast.

    The focus of the …

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    Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2016/02/19/2016-beef-conference-highlights-with-links-to-presentations/

    Search for Extension Information Nationwide

    Ever get frustrated searching for information on agricultural topics?  Typically a Google search provides links to commercial sites, advertisements, and all sorts of websites that don’t have what you are searching for.  While the University of Florida’s fact sheet web site, called EDIS, has excellent information on a …

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    Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2016/01/22/search-for-extension-information-nationwide/

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