Protect Your Well Water Quality

Protect Your Well Water Quality

  The majority of rural residents in the Florida Panhandle rely on groundwater from private wells for home consumption. Groundwater is also the major source of water used in agricultural production. While public water systems are regulated federally to ensure...
Beef and Forage BMP Farm Tour – April 22

Beef and Forage BMP Farm Tour – April 22

  Join us for a Beef and Forage BMP Farm Tour on April 22nd from 9:00 am to 12 pm CDT. We will meet at the Granberry Farm from 9:00 AM Central to 10:15 AM, and then travel in your own vehicle to Bishop Farms where we will be from 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM, ending with...
Time to Think About Pond Weeds

Time to Think About Pond Weeds

With warming weather comes weed problems, and the field is not the only place they can pop up. Farm ponds, whether used for irrigation, livestock, or just recreation, can often grow numerous pesky weeds that impact the use of these water bodies. A few lily pads might...
Winter 2021-22 Weather Summary and Spring 2022 Drought Outlook

Winter 2021-22 Weather Summary and Spring 2022 Drought Outlook

Rainfall La Niña certainly kicked in this fall and winter and effected rainfall, with high pressure pushing cold fronts well north of the Panhandle.  The map to the left shows the December 2021 through February 2022 estimated rainfall across Florida.  That maps looks...