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Earth Day; an issue of sustainability!

  Earth Day: an issue of sustainability! Have you ever thought about Earth Day, you know, that one day a year that falls on April 22nd? Earth Day was founded in 1970 by Gaylord Nelson, a U.S. Senator from Wisconsin, and sought to focus on the environment and how we can create healthy and sustainable surroundings.  …

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Watch for a Lameness Issue in Cattle, called Corkscrew Claw

Glenn Selk, Oklahoma State University Emeritus Extension Animal Scientist Corkscrew claw is a defect that causes severe lameness in cattle and is most often observed in cattle over 3 years of age.  This is a condition that most commonly occurs on the hind legs.  Corkscrew claw (also called screw claw) is a twisting of the …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/05/28/watch-for-a-lameness-issue-in-cattle-called-corkscrew-claw/

Deer Depredation: A Serious Issue for Okaloosa Farmers

Deer Damage in a Cotton Field in Okaloosa County It has been a rough year for Northwest Florida farmers!  The excessive rainfall has made it difficult to control traditional pests in wet fields.  Add to this frustration a pest that is hard to control in good years, and you have a very disappointing season.  The …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/09/13/deer-depredation-a-serious-issue-for-okaloosa-farmers/

Panhandle Agriculture Spring 2011 Issue

Judy Ludlow County Extension Director Calhoun County judy.ludlow@ufl.edu Springtime, Springtide, or Vernal Equinox; however you describe this time of year, it is here!  Spring is a time of change, and renewal; change in the weather, and renewal of nature.  The soil is warming, seeds are sprouting, and the weather is unpredictable.  I found the following …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2012/04/13/panhandle-agriculture-spring-2011-issue/