Friday Feature:  The Bale Baron

Friday Feature: The Bale Baron

The last week of June, forage specialists and county agents met in Live Oak, FL for the annual UF/IFAS Forage Worker’s Meeting.  This group meets annually to coordinate research and extension educational efforts to meet the needs of forage producers in Florida. ...
Properly Preserving Summer Silage Crops

Properly Preserving Summer Silage Crops

Kacey Aukema, Ag Extension Agent, UF/IFAS Extension Walton County Forages harvested as silage or baleage are preserved through the ensiling process that creates low-oxygen and acidic conditions to prevent undesirable microbial growth. Facilitating the optimum...
2021 NRCS EQUIP Application Deadline September 1

2021 NRCS EQUIP Application Deadline September 1

Florida farmers, ranchers and forest owners can apply until September 1 for financial and technical assistance from USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) for fiscal year 2022 funding. Although applications...