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NRCS Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) Deadline – Extended to September 30

NRCS Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) Deadline – Extended to September 30

Agricultural producers and landowners in Florida are encouraged to apply to participate in the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) by September 30, 2022 (Deadline was extende4d from Sept 2), for the program’s current funding cycle. Through this voluntary...

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Friday Triple Feature:  Highlights from the 2022 UF/IFAS Peanut Field Day

Friday Triple Feature: Highlights from the 2022 UF/IFAS Peanut Field Day

This week's trio of featured videos share highlights from the 2022 UF/IFAS Peanut Field Day.  The first video was created by the Panhandle Ag Extension Team to introduce each presenter who shared a brief overview of the information they presented on the field day...

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Grazing Cover Crops Increases Peanut Yield and Mitigates Nitrate Leaching

Grazing Cover Crops Increases Peanut Yield and Mitigates Nitrate Leaching

Jose Dubeux, Erick Santos, Luana D. Queiroz, Igor L. Bretas, UF/IFAS NFREC Marianna A common practice used in Florida is planting cool-season grasses during the off-season of summer annual crops (e.g., cotton and peanut) to protect soil from erosion. Many of the...

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Plant Mixed Warm-Season Wildlife Plots to Maximize Your Property’s Potential

Plant Mixed Warm-Season Wildlife Plots to Maximize Your Property’s Potential

Many Panhandle hunters and wildlife enthusiasts put a good bit of time, money, and sweat into growing cool-season food plots to feed and attract deer.  I count myself among you.  However, if you want to maximize your property’s wildlife and environmental benefits,...

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