In this Issue:
  • Burlin and Levi Findley Families Honored as 2017 Santa Rosa County Farm Families of the Year
  • 2017 Panhandle Ag e-News Reader’s Choice Awards
  • Florida Bull Test Sale – January 20
  • Friday Feature: Cindale Farms 2017 Agricultural-Environmental Leadership Award Video
  • Farm Bureau Survey Reveals Lowest Thanksgiving Dinner Cost in Five Years
  • Update – What to Know About the New Temporary Ag Worker Bill?
  • Cindale Dairy Receives Agricultural Environmental Leadership Award
  • Three Florida Farms Recognized through the SE Hay Contest
  • La Niña Watch issued by the Climate Prediction Center
  • Friday Feature: Farmers for America Trailer
  • Ag in the News

    Burlin and Levi Findley Families Honored as 2017 Santa Rosa County Farm Families of the Year

    On Tuesday, October 24, 2017, the Burlin and Levi Findley families, of Wild Boar Farms were honored as the 2017 Santa Rosa County Farm Families of the Year, during the 51st Annual Santa Rosa County Farm Tour. The Findleys received the award from Santa Rosa County Commissioners Don Salter, Bob Cole and Sam Parker, along with …

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    2017 Panhandle Ag e-News Reader’s Choice Awards

    The Panhandle Ag Team would like to thank our subscribers for your regular interest and support of this project, and for your help in spreading the word so more producers sign up each week.The Panhandle Ag e-News project began in April of 2012. Over the past six years, 1,206 articles have been published …

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    Florida Bull Test Sale – January 20

    Saturday, January 20, 201812:30 PM Central Time UF/IFAS NFREC Beef Research Unit

    4925 Highway 162, Greenwood, FL
    (One mile west of Greenwood, FL on Hwy 162)

    Auction of 60-70 Performance Proven Bulls
    Angus, Brahman, Hereford, SimAngus, and Simmental bulls consigned by 20 progressive breeders from all across the …

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    Friday Feature: Cindale Farms 2017 Agricultural-Environmental Leadership Award Video

    This week’s featured video was produced by the Florida Department of Agriculture (FDACS) to showcase the 2017 Agricultural-Environmental Leadership Award winners. Cindale Dairy, near Marianna, FL was one of three Florida farms recognized by FDACS in November 2017.  In addition to the video, you can also read about the dairy in the article that …

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    Farm Bureau Survey Reveals Lowest Thanksgiving Dinner Cost in Five Years

    Source:  American Farm Bureau

    American Farm Bureau Federation’s 32nd annual price survey of classic items found on the Thanksgiving Day dinner table indicates the average cost of this year’s feast for 10 is $49.12, a 75-cent decrease from last year’s average of $49.87.

    The big ticket item – a 16-pound turkey – came in …

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    Update – What to Know About the New Temporary Ag Worker Bill?

    The new Temporary Agricultural Workers Visa Program (H-2C bill) passed the United States House Judiciary Committee review last Wednesday. H-2C is described in the Ag Worker Act (HR-4092). H-2C is a proposed update to the current H-2A program. Hopefully the new program will simplify hiring temporary workers for farm work. Before going into the details …

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    Cindale Dairy Receives Agricultural Environmental Leadership Award

    Source:  Florida Department of Agriculture

    Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam Putnam announced on November 1, 2017 the recipients of the Commissioner’s Agricultural-Environmental Leadership Award, which recognizes the environmentally innovative farming techniques of Florida’s farmers and ranchers. This year’s recipients are: Brad and Meghan Austin and Dale and Cindy Eade of Cindale Farms

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    Three Florida Farms Recognized through the SE Hay Contest

    The winners of the 2017 Southeast Hay Contest were recognized on Tuesday, October 17 at the Sunbelt Ag Expo in Moultrie, Georgia.  Seldom Rest Farm, Pulaski, TN was the overall winner with their entry of extremely high quality alfalfa hay with a relative forage quality (RFQ) score was 269.  Three Florida farms were also …

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    La Niña Watch issued by the Climate Prediction Center

     

    Clyde Fraisse, AgroClimate Project Director

    While ENSO-Neutral conditions are still present in the Pacific Ocean, a La Niña Watch was issued by the NOAA Climate Prediction Center (CPC) on October 9, 2017. The chances for a La Nina to develop this Fall are around 60%, so this is a good time for growers …

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    Friday Feature: Farmers for America Trailer

    This week’s featured video is actually the movie trailer for a new documentary called Farmers for America.  This video provides brief highlights of the issues that will be addressed in the documentary film that will be making its way across America over the coming months.  The film will debut at the Indianapolis …

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