Tag Archive: Making

Making a Difference with Effective 4-H Club Meetings

Last night, Dr. Paula Davis taught us how we can make a difference by empowering youth to plan and lead effective club meetings.  We even practiced parliamentary procedure by making trail mix.  Whitney Cherry explained proper 4-H emblem usage and how to secure permission to use the 4-H name and emblem for your club. All …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/09/17/making-a-difference-with-effective-4-h-club-meetings/

Water Use Permitting in Northwest Florida Rule Making Workshop

Thursday, May 16, 2013 – 5:30 p.m. CT Jackson County Agricultural Conference Center 2741 Pennsylvania Avenue Marianna, FL 32448 Farmers and ranchers in Northwest Florida are invited to attend a workshop to discuss and comment on draft changes to permitting rules on irrigation wells. Staff from the Northwest Florida Water Management District will provide information on statewide consumptive …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/04/19/water-use-permitting-in-northwest-florida-rule-making-workshop/

Wakulla Farmers Making Hay, When the Sun Shines

Wakulla County hay growers are hoping for a few dry days so haying can start. After a dry spring, the return of semi-regular rains in June was greatly appreciated by farmer and ranchers in Wakulla County.  The situation reversed with Tropical Storm Debbie’s 20 plus inches of rain in late June. Through July and into …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2012/08/24/wakulla-farmers-making-hay-when-the-sun-shines/

Making Short-term Investments in Efficiency in the Good Times

Florida agriculture has remained viable and strong through the current economic downturn. The widely held view of financial vigor may have some long-term effects on commodity prices. Negotiations are heating up in Washington D.C. on the 2012 Farm Bill and all indications are it will be very different from past enactments. Pressure is building for …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2012/06/15/making-short-term-investments-in-efficiency-in-the-good-times/

Washington County Crop Update: Farmers Making Choices, Betting On Upcoming Weather

Peanuts are a popular crop choice for 2012 in Washington County. Weather conditions will make the difference between success and failure. Dry conditions are making ryegrass and cool season forages decline at a rapid pace. Each dry day furthers the certainty of this outcome. Row crop field preparation has slowed.  However, hay harvest is actively …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2012/04/14/washington-county-crop-update-farmers-making-choices-betting-on-upcoming-weather/

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