Friday Feature:  Drilling vs Broadcasting Forage Seed

Friday Feature: Drilling vs Broadcasting Forage Seed

This week’s featured video was published by Dr. Lisa Baxter, UGA Forage Extension Specialist, on the UGA Forages YouTube Channel.  In the video, Dr. Baxter talks about the economic value of using a grain drill versus a cone-type broadcast seeder.  Seed costs can...
Friday Feature:  All Electric Utility Tractors

Friday Feature: All Electric Utility Tractors

This week’s featured video shares the story of the development of the Solectrac all-electric utility tractor by Steve Heckeroth, Founder and CEO.  The company is still in the early production and development stage of tractors.  The Solectrac 40-horse utility...
54th Annual Santa Rosa County Farm Tour Goes Virtual

54th Annual Santa Rosa County Farm Tour Goes Virtual

The 54th Annual Santa Rosa County Farm Tour will be held virtually this year. The video tour is available for free on the UF/IFAS Extension Santa Rosa County Facebook page, the Santa Rosa County Board of County Commissioners YouTube channel, or at the end of this...
Friday Feature:  Track N Go System for 4×4 Trucks

Friday Feature: Track N Go System for 4×4 Trucks

This week’s video features a very unique innovation for off-road vehicles.  The Track N Go system turns any 4×4 into a snowmobile with a maximum speed of 40 mph.  While I realize this has absolutely no practical application for farmers and ranchers in the...
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....