In this Issue:
  • Corn Silage and Forage Field Day – May 24
  • Highlights and Presentations from the 2018 Forage Legume Conference
  • Enhanced Florida Hay Supplier Website Offers Free Advertising for Hay Producers
  • Friday Feature: Southeast Hay Contest Video
  • Three Panhandle Farms Recognized through the 2016 SE Hay Contest
  • Opportunities and Challenges of Alfalfa Production in North Florida
  • Alfalfa

    Corn Silage and Forage Field Day – May 24

    The University of Florida and University of Georgia’s annual Corn Silage and Forage Field Day will be held May 24, 2018 at the UF/IFAS Plant Science Research and Education Unit – Citra, FL. The corn silage and forage field day is an extension education program promoted by the University of Florida and the University …

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    Highlights and Presentations from the 2018 Forage Legume Conference

    Jose Dubeux, Forage Management Specialist, North Florida Research and Education Center, lead the team that organized the Forage Legume Conference, that was held on March 15, 2018, in Marianna, Florida. There were 105 cattle and hay producers, industry representatives, as well as extension and research faculty, and students from the University of Florida that participated …

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    Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2018/03/23/highlights-and-presentations-from-the-2018-forage-legume-conference/

    Enhanced Florida Hay Supplier Website Offers Free Advertising for Hay Producers

    Chris Denmark and Emily Hetherington, Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Division of Marketing and Development

    The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services’(FDACS) Division of Marketing and Development has redesigned the Hay Suppliers web page to provide more utility for both hay producers and consumers. FDACS recognized the need for …

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    Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2018/03/09/enhanced-florida-hay-supplier-website-offers-free-advertising-for-hay-producers/

    Friday Feature: Southeast Hay Contest Video

    The Southeast Hay Contest was started 14 years ago to showcase the excellent quality hay that is produced in the South.  If you take pride in producing high quality hay, this is an opportunity to see how the best hay you produce compares to other farms in the region.  This week’s featured video was …

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    Three Panhandle Farms Recognized through the 2016 SE Hay Contest

    The 2016 Southeastern Hay Contest (SEHC) presented by Massey Ferguson was a fierce competition, with 269 entries vying for the top spot. Three Florida Panhandle Farms were recognized for excellent quality hay:  Bill Conrad, Bascom had the third place entry in the alfalfa division with an RFQ score of 238, and Stoltzfus Farms, Blountstown  RFQ-168 …

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    Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2016/10/21/three-panhandle-farms-recognized-through-the-2016-se-hay-contest/

    Opportunities and Challenges of Alfalfa Production in North Florida

    J. Dubeux, Jr. and A. Blount, University of Florida/IFAS – North Florida Research and Education Center (NFREC), 3925 Highway 71, Marianna, FL

    P. Munoz, University of Florida/IFAS – Agronomy Department, Gainesville, FL.

    Florida has approximately 119,000 dairy cows and a well-developed horse industry that generates …

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    Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2015/11/06/opportunities-and-challenges-of-alfalfa-production-in-north-florida/