Friday Feature:  Farmer Mental Health

Friday Feature: Farmer Mental Health

This week’s featured video was produced by the University of Texas at Tyler’s South West Ag Center to address a serious issue, the mental health of farmers.  In this video, Grant Heinrich, a Lubbock farmer and crop duster, shares his experience with mental...
Managing Horses to Prevent Heat Stress

Managing Horses to Prevent Heat Stress

Carissa Wickens, UF/IFAS Extension Equine Specialist, Department of Animal Sciences   During the summer months in Florida, we expect periods of high heat and humidity, but exposure to extreme temperatures when the heat index (how hot it really feels when the...
CORE, Right-of-Way & Aquatic Training – August 1 & 2

CORE, Right-of-Way & Aquatic Training – August 1 & 2

  Restricted pesticide applicators’ training will be held at the Washington County Extension Office (1424 Jackson Ave, Chipley, FL) on August 1st and 2nd. The primary goal of each session is to prepare attendees for the corresponding licensing exam, however...
Preparing Your Farm for the Cold Weather this Weekend

Preparing Your Farm for the Cold Weather this Weekend

Cold weather is forecast for this weekend, but how cold will it get in your area?  The National Weather Service has developed a nice tool to help with this:  https://www.weather.gov/forecastpoints.  Once on the website you can either use a pointer on a map or the name...