New Cool-Season Forage Cultivars Released by UF/IFAS

New Cool-Season Forage Cultivars Released by UF/IFAS

Rye Dairymen in the southern Coastal Plain utilize cereal rye as a dairy silage crop. Beef cattlemen also depend on cereal rye for cold tolerant winter forage, and often use it in blends with other winter forages, particularly with ryegrass. The digestibility when...
Cotton Marketing News:  Cotton Slipping but Should Find Support

Cotton Marketing News: Cotton Slipping but Should Find Support

Don Shurley, UGA Professor Emeritus of Cotton Economics Market math can sometimes be confusing.  Case in point—December futures have lost 2.37 cents this week.  I read a story today lamenting the decline.  December closed today at just under 62 cents (61.84). Well,...
Friday Feature:  1942 Hemp for Victory

Friday Feature: 1942 Hemp for Victory

At the recent 850 Hemp Summit in Marianna, organizers encouraged participants to watch a historic short film that highlights the versatility of industrial hemp.  This week’s featured video is Hemp for Victory, produced by USDA to promote Hemp farming in the US...
Cotton Marketing News:  Cotton Showing More Positive Patterns

Cotton Marketing News: Cotton Showing More Positive Patterns

Don Shurley, UGA Professor Emeritus of Cotton Economics Since the summer lows around the 58-cent level, cotton prices (Dec19 futures) have managed to fight through all the negatives and unknowns and trended back up—to the 65-66 cents range.  Prices have gained about...