Friday Feature:  Cow Cuddling Agritourism

Friday Feature: Cow Cuddling Agritourism

This week’s featured video was published by the British Broadcasting Company (BBC) to share a story on a crazy trend that started in the Netherlands called “Cow Cuddling” or “Cow Hugging” therapy. I have heard of people paying to swim...
June 7 Watermelon Crop Update

June 7 Watermelon Crop Update

UF/IFAS Extension Suwannee Valley Weekly Watermelon Crop Update. These updates are summarized by Bob Hochmuth with input from Suwannee Valley Extension Agents: Mark Warren, Tyler Pittman, Tatiana Sanchez, Luke Harlow, Jay Capasso, Sylvia Wills, Dan Fenneman, Keith...
Farming & UF/IFAS Runs in the Blount Family

Farming & UF/IFAS Runs in the Blount Family

  Kirsten Romaguera, Public Relations Specialist, UF/IFAS Communications   Ann Blount calls herself a “weekend farmer.” The Blount family’s 300-acre farm in Gadsden County can trace its roots back to 1908, evolving from shade tobacco to sweet potato fields, and...
Jackson County Farm Family Reaches Major Milestone

Jackson County Farm Family Reaches Major Milestone

Doug Mayo, UF/IFAS Extension Jackson County, and Justin Bryan, FDACS Office of Ag Water Policy   Williams & Sons Farms in Two Egg, Florida, was founded in the 1950s by Lucious Williams, who is the first of three generations of Jackson County farm families. ...
April 26 Watermelon Crop Update

April 26 Watermelon Crop Update

UF/IFAS Extension Suwannee Valley Weekly Watermelon Crop Update. Summarized by Bob Hochmuth with input from Suwannee Valley Extension Agents: Mark Warren, Tyler Pittman, Tatiana Sanchez, Luke Harlow, Jay Capasso, Sylvia Wills, Dan Fenneman, Keith Wynn, Danielle...
April 19 Watermelon Crop Update

April 19 Watermelon Crop Update

UF/IFAS Extension Suwannee Valley Weekly Watermelon Crop Update.  Bob Hochmuth,  Mark Warren, Tyler Pittman, Tatiana Sanchez, Luke Harlow, Jay Capasso, Sylvia Wills, Dan Fenneman, Keith Wynn, Danielle Sprague, Kevin Athearn, and Charles Barrett – General crop...