Reducing Farm Food Safety Risks

Reducing Farm Food Safety Risks

Fall is here so is harvest season! For our fresh produce that is harvested and packed by hand, food safety practices play a major role in protecting consumers. Some growers may be subject to the United States Food and Drug Administration’s Food Safety Modernization...
Plan Your Visit to the Sunbelt Ag Expo – October 19-21

Plan Your Visit to the Sunbelt Ag Expo – October 19-21

There is so much to see and experience at the Sunbelt Ag Expo.  You can see equipment operated in the field, talk with thousands of industry experts about innovative new products and services, visit numerous exhibit barns, and attend a wide range of educational...
Friday Feature:  the Forgotten Storm

Friday Feature: the Forgotten Storm

Three years ago this week, on October 10, 2018, Calhoun County, Florida received a direct hit from Category 5 Hurricane Michael.  This was one of the most powerful storms to make landfall in US history.  All of Calhoun County experienced severe damage, but its vast...
New Fusarium Wilt Risk Calculator for Watermelons

New Fusarium Wilt Risk Calculator for Watermelons

Nicholas Dufault, UF/IFAS Plant Pathologist,  Mathew Cullen, UF/IFAS Plant Pathology Dept., & Kevin Athearn, Regional Specialized Agent.   As we move into the cooler months of fall, many of us are thinking about hunting, catching up on much need repairs,...
Grain Sorghum (aka Milo) Update

Grain Sorghum (aka Milo) Update

Rome Ethredge, Interim UGA Grains and Soybean Agronomist Anthracnose levels have been increasing and documented in later planted Grain Sorghum this week. If you have any planted acres, now is the time to scout for disease if you have not already. This disease is often...
Jacob Gilmore Elected to Northwest Florida Farm Credit Board

Jacob Gilmore Elected to Northwest Florida Farm Credit Board

Farm Credit of Northwest Florida Proudly Announces the Election of Mr. Jacob Gilmore to the Board of Directors. Jacob Gilmore was born in Pensacola, Florida and has lived in the Molino, Florida area in Escambia County his entire life. Gilmore graduated from Tate High...