Tag Archive: Next

Next Year’s Bahia Grass Depends on This Year’s Renovation Preparation

Having Bahiagrass ready to graze in 2017 depends on what you do in 2016. In that recent flash of time when cattle prices were the highest in my lifetime, many Florida ranchers seized the opportunity to invest some increased income in capital improvements for the ranch. Some fertilized according to soil test for the first …

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Enhancing the Market Value of Your Next Calf Crop

Image 1: Dothan Livestock Market, Dothan, AL sale ring Photo Credit Kalyn Waters According the 2007-2008 USDA Reference of Beef Cow-calf Management Practices in the United States, approximately two-thirds of cattle operations (60.7%) used an auction market as the primary method of sale for weaned steers & bulls. These auction markets are a cornerstone in …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/09/23/enhancing-the-market-value-of-your-next-calf-crop/

4-H Alumni Growing the Next Generation of #TrueLeaders

“First you are a part of it, then it becomes a part of you.” What better way to describe that inside “IT” factor that drives our 4-H Alumni to continue supporting our programming in order “To Make the Best Better.” In the case of the Walton County Cherokee Riders Horse Club, they are doubly blessed …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/05/06/4-h-alumni-growing-the-next-generation-of-trueleaders/

Inspiring the Next Generation: Mrs. Ruth Ann Scurry

Mrs. Ruth Ann Scurry has been a volunteer for the Jefferson County Hickory Hill 4-H Club for 20 years. What keeps a volunteer motivated to serve for more than 20 years? If you ask Mrs. Ruth Ann Scurry, a Jefferson County 4-H club leader, she will tell you it’s about making a difference in a …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/04/13/inspiring-the-next-generation-mrs-ruth-ann-scurry/

Georgia Wild Turkey Field Day Coming Up Next Week

The Eastern Wild Turkey Trade Show will be held next week, May 17, 2012, at Thomas County’s Osceola Plantation.  The field day starts at 8:00 a.m. and is sponsored by the Florida-Georgia Extension Game Management group, in collaboration with wildlife and forestry agencies from Florida, Georgia and the National Wild Turkey Federation. The program kicks …

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Washington County Farmers Waiting For The Next Rain

Generally, soil conditions are very dry in Washington County. High winds early in the week of April 23, 2012, greatly stressed vine crops (melons). Pastures are critically short of moisture and need rain, as do most fields undergoing land preparation. Several fields of wheat are diseased. Approximately 150 acres of Pioneer wheat didn’t vernalize and will …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2012/05/04/washington-county-farmers-waiting-for-the-next-rain/