Friday Feature:  500 Years of Cattle in Florida

Friday Feature: 500 Years of Cattle in Florida

Florida has a rich agricultural history, but one of the historic facts that Florida cattlemen take great pride in is that cattle were introduced into what later became the United States through Florida in 1521.  Juan Ponce de Leon was a Spanish conquistador who first...
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. ...
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...