Three Decades of Consolidation in U.S. Agriculture

Three Decades of Consolidation in U.S. Agriculture

A report summary from the USDA Economic Research Service, James M. MacDonald, Robert A. Hoppe, and Doris Newton What Is the Issue? Farm production has been shifting to larger farms for many years—one element of broad-based changes in farm structure. However, the U.S....
October 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...
August Cattle & Forage Management Reminders

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...
Field Crop Nematode Management Publications Updated

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...
2017 Beef Conference Presentations and Highlights

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...