July Weather Summary and August Outlook

July Weather Summary and August Outlook

Rainfall July rainfall provided some drought relief for the eastern portion of the Panhandle.  According to the NOAA Regional Climate Centers, Rainfall totals in July in this region ranged from 2-4″ in tan, 4-6″ yellow, 6-8″ light green, and...
It’s Hot Out There and Shade is Key to Cattle Performance

It’s Hot Out There and Shade is Key to Cattle Performance

As we close in on August, the unrelenting heat and humidity impacts everything we do on and off the farm. We know how serious the heat can affect us, and we make the necessary efforts to deal with it. It is also important that we make the necessary efforts to ensure...
June 2019 Weather Summary & July Outlook

June 2019 Weather Summary & July Outlook

Rainfall June was another dry month for much of the farming regions of the Florida Panhandle, but even so was a significant improvement over the previous months.  Rainfall amounts varied considerably by location with much higher totals along the gulf coast with over...
Hurricane Relief Sales Tax Refund Forms

Hurricane Relief Sales Tax Refund Forms

On May 17, there was an article provided by Florida Farm Bureau that outlined the program to provide Sales Tax Relief for Farmers Impacted by Hurricane Michael.  At that point in time the actual forms and instructions were not available from the Florida Department of...
May Weather Summary and June Outlook

May Weather Summary and June Outlook

Rainfall After abundant rainfall at the end of 2018, 2019 has gotten drier and drier for much of the Panhandle.  Not only was it dry, but extremely hot as well.  In the graphic above, generated through the National Weather Service data, there were isolated areas of...