Friday Feature:  Walton County Antique Tractor Collector

Friday Feature: Walton County Antique Tractor Collector

This week’s featured video was sent in by Pete Vergot, UF/IFAS District Director.  The video was from a news story produced by WJHG News Channel 7 out of Panama City.  James Sheppard of Ponce de Leon (Walton County), has restored more than 160 antique John Deere...
Calibrating Your Boomless Pesticide Sprayer

Calibrating Your Boomless Pesticide Sprayer

Ethan Carter, Regional Crop IPM Agent, and Kalyn Waters, Holmes County Agricultural Agent Trees, fences, and uneven ground can make applying pesticides to pastures with a boom-type sprayer challenging. One way to avoid these hazards is to utilize a boomless sprayer....
Friday Feature:  Canadian Autonomous Tractors

Friday Feature: Canadian Autonomous Tractors

Back in 2017, we shared the Case prototype Autonomous (Self-Driving) Tractors video, but as of yet these are still not available commercially.  A Canadian company, DOT Technology Corporation has begun selling a limited release of autonomous tractors to farms, and is...
2019 Beef Conference Summary with Links to Presentations

2019 Beef Conference Summary with Links to Presentations

The 34th annual Northwest Florida Beef Conference & Trade Show was held on Wednesday, February 13. A record crowd of 191 ranchers, cattle industry professionals, and extension faculty participated in the event. There were five educational presentations, as well as...
Assessing Structural Damage After the Storm

Assessing Structural Damage After the Storm

The United States has suffered a series of devastating natural disasters in a relatively short time: September’s Hurricane Florence in North Carolina, October’s Hurricane Michael in Panhandle Florida, November’s Camp Fires in California, and most recently, the...