In this Issue:
  • Friday Feature: John Deere Round Bale Accumulator Attachment
  • Friday Feature: Peterson Brother’s Tractor Stuck Parody
  • Friday Feature: Melon Planting Equipment Demonstration
  • Water Source Recommendations for Food Safety
  • Using Solar Energy to Pump Water for Livestock
  • Friday Feature: B-Wrap Weather Protection for Hay Bales
  • Friday Feature: PTO Quick Connector
  • Sun South Hay Equipment Demonstration Day – April 26
  • Friday Feature: Celebrating 100 Years of John Deere Tractors
  • Mandatory Dicamba Resistant Crop Training – March 16
  • Farm Equipment

    Friday Feature: John Deere Round Bale Accumulator Attachment

    Last year at the Sunbelt Ag Expo in Moultrie, GA, several farmers shared with me that they saw an interesting innovation from John Deere, an attachment to round balers that allows more control of where bales are place in the hay field after baling.  This week’s featured video was produced by John Deere to …

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    Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2018/07/13/friday-feature-john-deere-round-bale-accumulator-attachment/

    Friday Feature: Peterson Brother’s Tractor Stuck Parody

    This week’s featured video is a brand new video by the, now famous, Peterson Brothers farm family in Kansas.  Their humorous video called “Tractor Stuck” is parody of AC/DC’s song Thunderstruck.  Over the past several years this trio has created a variety of agricultural awareness videos by taking popular songs and changing the lyrics …

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    Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2018/06/08/friday-feature-peterson-brothers-tractor-stuck-parody/

    Friday Feature: Melon Planting Equipment Demonstration

    This week’s featured video was produced by a member of the Panhandle Ag Extension Team, Matt Lollar, now located in Santa Rosa County.  Locally grown cantaloupes are being harvested now and are available at your local farmer’s market or grocery store.  See how they got their start in this video.  The video was filmed …

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    Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2018/05/25/friday-feature-melon-planting-equipment-demonstration/

    Water Source Recommendations for Food Safety

    Supplemental water is necessary for good crop yields in fruit and vegetable production. Water quality is equally as important as water quantity when it comes to fruit and vegetable production. Unfortunately, water can transport harmful microorganisms from adjacent lands or other areas of the farm. The water source and how the water is applied influence …

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    Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2018/05/18/water-source-recommendations-for-food-safety/

    Using Solar Energy to Pump Water for Livestock

    Sometimes the cost of running overhead power lines to power remote pumps is cost prohibitive on large acreages.  This causes farmers and ranchers to look for alternative energy sources.  In Florida, a great energy source is solar energy.

    There are many advantages to using solar energy to pump water for livestock.  It is a definite …

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    Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2018/05/11/using-solar-energy-to-pump-water-for-livestock/

    Friday Feature: B-Wrap Weather Protection for Hay Bales

    On Thursday of this week, Sun South John Deere hosted a Hay Equipment Demo Day at the UF/IFAS Marianna Beef Research Unit.  Participants at the event got to see a new product called B-Wrap demonstrated.  This week’s featured video was produced by Tama Farm Grown Solutions to introduce their partnership with John …

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    Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2018/04/27/friday-feature-b-wrap-weather-protection-for-hay-bales/

    Friday Feature: PTO Quick Connector

    This week’s video was produced by Tractor PTO Link to demonstrate a unique innovation, a simple and effective quick connector for Tractors and Power Take Off (PTO) implements.  Anyone who has ever struggled to connect the greasy, dirty PTO Shaft of a sprayer, mower, hay baler, chopper, tiller or any other type of …

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    Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2018/04/20/friday-feature-pto-quick-connector/

    Sun South Hay Equipment Demonstration Day – April 26

    Hay producers are invited to come to a hay equipment demonstration field day at the Beef Unit of the UF/IFAS North Florida Research and Education Center, on Thursday, April 26, 2018 from 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM. (4925 Highway 162 Greenwood, FL 32446).  Registration begins at 9:30 AM, and lunch will be provided. …

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    Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2018/04/06/sun-south-hay-equipment-demonstration-day-april-26/

    Friday Feature: Celebrating 100 Years of John Deere Tractors

    This week’s featured video was produced by John Deere to celebrate their century of farm equipment manufacturing.  On March 14, 1918, John Deere purchased the Waterloo Gasoline Engine Company that manufactured the Waterloo Boy Tractor.  This video highlights a few of the key milestones of farm equipment innovation from John Deere  over …

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    Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2018/03/16/friday-feature-celebrating-100-years-of-john-deere-tractors/

    Mandatory Dicamba Resistant Crop Training – March 16

    Friday March 16, 2018 10:00 AM -12:00 PM Eastern, 9:00-11:00 Central Live Video Conference to be hosted simultaneously by UF/IFAS Extension Offices across North Florida

    Purpose of the Training

    In 2017, dicamba resistant crops were registered by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to receive dicamba herbicide applications over-the-top of growing cotton or soybean …

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    Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2018/02/09/mandatory-dicamba-resistant-crop-training-march-16/

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