In this Issue:
  • Friday Feature: Satsumas from Farm to Schools
  • Friday Double Feature: Rethink the Ranch Beef Consumer Campaign
  • Cattle Nutrition Expert Named Director of UF/IFAS North Florida Research and Education Center
  • Friday Feature: Celestial Cow Art
  • Three Decades of Consolidation in U.S. Agriculture
  • Permit Required for AgLogic Nematicide Use in Cotton and Peanuts
  • 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
  • Friday Feature: Cindale Farms 2017 Agricultural-Environmental Leadership Award Video
  • Farm Bureau Survey Reveals Lowest Thanksgiving Dinner Cost in Five Years
  • Ag in the News

    Friday Feature: Satsumas from Farm to Schools

    This week’s featured video was produced by Chartwells School Dining Services to highlight their “Farm to School” program.  This video features the relationship that was established with Cherokee Farms, Marianna, Florida to supply every student in the Duval County School District with fresh satsuma citrus.  This story highlights the success of their program for purchasing …

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    Friday Double Feature: Rethink the Ranch Beef Consumer Campaign

    This week’s featured videos were developed by the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association as part of the “Rethink the Ranch” campaign.  The video series shares introduces consumers to six cattle modern operations and the real people who grow the cattle that ultimately become the product they love to eat.

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    Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2018/05/04/friday-double-feature-rethink-the-ranch-beef-consumer-campaign/

    Cattle Nutrition Expert Named Director of UF/IFAS North Florida Research and Education Center

    Beverly James, UF/IFAS Director of Public Relations

    When Glen Aiken wasn’t helping his grandfather wrangle cattle in the smothering Texas heat, he was traveling with his father to meat packing houses across the region. “I swear I visited every meat packing plant between Oklahoma City and El Paso before I was 12 years …

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    Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2018/04/13/cattle-nutrition-expert-named-director-of-uf-ifas-north-florida-research-and-education-center/

    Friday Feature: Celestial Cow Art

    This week’s featured video was produced by Farmer Derek Klingenberg, of Peabody, Kansas, who has become famous for his humorous farm YouTube videos.  He has serenaded heifers with his trombone, made cow art with drone videos, but his latest stunt was to make some cow art that could be viewed from outer space.  Check out …

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    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. farm size distribution in agricultural production is highly skewed—there are many very …

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    Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2018/03/23/three-decades-of-consolidation-in-u-s-agriculture/

    Permit Required for AgLogic Nematicide Use in Cotton and Peanuts

    Ethan Carter, Regional Crop IPM Agent, and Zane Grabau, UF/IFAS Nematologist

    Newly registered for Florida, AgLogic 15GG (gypsum formulation) is a granular nematicide available for use in Florida cotton and peanut. The active ingredient in this product is aldicarb, which you may remember was the active ingredient in Temik.

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    Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2018/03/16/permit-required-for-aglogic-nematocide-use-in-cotton-and-peanuts/

    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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    Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2018/01/12/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

    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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    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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