Upcoming Webinar – Working With Your Local FSA – January 26

Upcoming Webinar – Working With Your Local FSA – January 26

Farm Credit of Northwest Florida will be hosting a webinar on January 26 at 11am CT/ 12pm ET to share tips for working with your local USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) staff. Anthony Williams, Jackson County CED, will be providing tips and information for producers to...
Emerging Vegetable Alternatives for the Panhandle

Emerging Vegetable Alternatives for the Panhandle

Are you a farmer looking to try something new?  Or maybe you just acquired some land and want to put it to good use to earn a profit.  There are so many options that can work in the Panhandle; your specific situation will determine which options are realistic for...
Citrus Greening (HLB) Update for North Florida and Georgia

Citrus Greening (HLB) Update for North Florida and Georgia

Iriarte, F.B1, Lovestrand E.L.2, McConnell J.3, Demorest N.4, Tancig M.5, Martini X.1, Andersen P.1, and Paret M1. University of Florida Research and Education Center, Quincy, FL1, and UF/IFAS Franklin2, Bay3, Columbia4 and Leon5 County Extension. Back in 2016, Citrus...
2021 Average Farmland Rental Rates and Farm Worker Wages

2021 Average Farmland Rental Rates and Farm Worker Wages

  In almost every relationship, discussions about money can be very awkward.  As we close out 2020, many farmers and landowners have begun discussion about farmland rental agreements and renewing leases.  It is also a good time of the year to think about worker...
Managing Fire Ants in Citrus Groves

Managing Fire Ants in Citrus Groves

Rowda Altamimi, MS student & Dr. Xavier Martini, UF/IFAS Entomology and Nematology Department The red imported fire ant Solenopsis invicta (Figure 1 below) is an invasive species that is speculated to have been introduced into the US through the state of Alabama...