Tag Archive: Washington County

Davidson Washington County Agricultural Innovator

On Friday August 9, 2013, 13 Innovative Farmers and Ranchers were recognized by University of Florida IFAS Extension and Farm Credit of Northwest Florida at the Jackson County Agricultural Conference Center in Marianna.  This is the third year these two organizations have teamed up to honor a selection of the most innovative farmers from …

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NW Florida Agricultural Innovators – Holmes and Washington Counties

On Friday August 17th, 13 Innovative Farmers and Ranchers were recognized by University of Florida IFAS Extension and Farm Credit of Northwest Florida at the Jay Community Center in Santa Rosa County.  This is the second year these two organizations have teamed up to honor a selection of the most innovative farmers in …

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Washington County: Crop Conditions Good

Summer rains are coming on a regular basis and with sufficient quantity. Corn, cotton, soybeans and peanuts are all looking very good, better than they have in the past three years.

Pressure from Army Worms is still a problem in fertilized hay fields. Scouting is ongoing, and flocks of Cattle Egrets in a pasture …

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Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2012/07/27/washington-county-crop-conditions-good/

Washington County Farmers Taking Advantage of Hit-or-Miss Rain

Recent rains have been spotty, hitting some farms and missing others. However peanut and cotton growers are quickly taking advantage of available moisture for soil preparation and planting those areas of the county with adequate moisture.

Improving pasture quality and quantity is reducing the amount of hay being fed. Some Bermuda hay fields in the …

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Washington County Update

Much needed rain on Wednesday, April 18, help pastures make a rapid recovery from drought-stress.

The rain has not slowed land preparation for cotton and peanuts.  Growers are proceeding at a rapid pace.

Watermelons are ahead or on schedule for an early harvest, and hopefully higher prices. Submitted by Andy Andreason, Washington …

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Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2012/04/20/washington-county-update-2/