Friday Feature:  Lactation Station Dairy Tour

Friday Feature: Lactation Station Dairy Tour

This week’s featured video was produced by Coleen Larson and Lauren Butler, UF/IFAS Okeechobee County Extension, to provide a virtual tour of Larson Dairy, in Okeechobee, Florida.  The video was created for 4-H and FFA youth as part of the annual Ona Youth Field...
Friday Feature:  The Farmer Must Feed Us All

Friday Feature: The Farmer Must Feed Us All

The last two weeks have been very challenging for farmers and ranchers in the Panhandle, after Hurricane Sally dumped feet of rain on farm fields and pastures from Escambia to Gadsden Counties.  Many may be wondering why they take this risk every year to earn a...
The Business of Pollination

The Business of Pollination

Florida is home to some of the finest honey produced on planet earth. There’s no doubt this sweet delight is a major commodity for the state, but the benefits of the honey bee stretch much further. Florida ranks third behind the Dakotas in yearly honey production,...
Friday Feature:  Peterson Brother’s Net Rap Music Video

Friday Feature: Peterson Brother’s Net Rap Music Video

The Peterson Farm Brothers recently published another of their famous zany farm videos.  Their latest video, called “The Net Wrap,” is a rap song dedicated to bailing alfalfa hay on their Kansas Farm.  The Peterson Brothers are fifth generation Kansas farm...