May 2024 Weather Summary and Summer Outlook

May 2024 Weather Summary and Summer Outlook

Rainfall April was another drier than average month for the Western Panhandle Counties, but was really wet east of the Apalachicola River.  This has been an ongoing trend from last year, where rainfall is very uneven in the Panhandle  The map to the left above, shows...
2024 Limpograss Planting Material Distribution Day – July 9

2024 Limpograss Planting Material Distribution Day – July 9

  Limpograss, Hermathria altissima, is a warm-season perennial grass that has been used for cattle production in Central and South Florida by beef cattle producers for a number of years.  With the development of a new cultivar called ‘GibTuck,’ researchers have...
Friday Feature:  Capitalizing on Good Cow-Calf Management

Friday Feature: Capitalizing on Good Cow-Calf Management

This week’s featured video was published  by SUNUPTV for Oklahoma Public Television from the Cow-calf Corner segment of their TV show last week.  In this video, Mark Johnson, Oklahoma Extension Beef Cattle Specialist, discusses opportunities in the 2024 calf...
1st Quarter 2024 Weather Summary & Planting Season Outlook

1st Quarter 2024 Weather Summary & Planting Season Outlook

How did El Niño effect the Cool-Season of 2023-24? At the end of 2023, there was much discussion of a strong El Niño and the affect it might have on the climate this cool-season (November-March) in Florida.  We certainly had more rain than last winter, but it was...