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...
Controlling Invasive Cogongrass

Controlling Invasive Cogongrass

Over the last decade or so, the Panhandle has been overrun, and I don’t just mean by the summer beach traffic.  Rather, by an aggressive, exotic perennial grass that quickly displaces all native species.  Cogongrass is not useful as a forage for wildlife or livestock,...
2021 Sunbelt Ag Expo – October 19-21

2021 Sunbelt Ag Expo – October 19-21

  The Sunbelt Agricultural Exposition will celebrate its 43rd Anniversary show October 19-21, 2021. Over 1,200 exhibitors will display and demonstrate products and welcome thousands of visitors to the 100 acre show site. Crowned as North America’s Premier Farm...
Friday Feature:  Controlling Algae and Weeds in Ponds

Friday Feature: Controlling Algae and Weeds in Ponds

Summertime is peak season for all sorts of weeds on land, but it is also the time of year Extension Offices receive numerous calls about weeds in ponds.  Filamentous algae is the most common pond weed problem, but blue-green algae can be toxic to fish and livestock. ...
Hope for the Wild Hog Problem in Florida

Hope for the Wild Hog Problem in Florida

Dr. Samantha Wisely, Dept. of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation, University of Florida – Wild hogs, feral swine, European boar – these are all names for the invasive pigs that live throughout Florida. A handful were originally brought to Florida by Hernando de...