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November Cattle Market Price Watch

The August 2017 Feeder Cattle futures contract increased by $ 7.66/cwt. during November. Based on this futures price increase, August Feeder Cattle revenues increased by approximately $ 57.45/head ($ 7.66/cwt. * 7.5 cwt.) on a 750-pound feeder steer which amounts to $ 3,830.00/truckload (50,000 lbs.). The August Feeder Cattle futures contract high, contract low, and …

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November Weather Summary and Winter Outlook

National Weather Service estimates of rainfall totals for November 2016. November was a very dry month across the Florida Panhandle.  For a good portion of the region the limited rain that fell came on November 30, the very last day of the month from a single cold front.  For the month, the vast majority of …

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Jackson County Farm City Festival November 18 & 19

Farm City Week is celebrated all across America the week before Thanksgiving.  In Jackson County, the Chamber of Commerce, Farm Bureau, Cattlemen’s Association, UF/IFAS Extension Service, and Farm Credit of Northwest Florida have teamed up once again to host the Farm City Festival November 18-19 in Marianna.  The Festival will feature two days of activities …

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November Cattle & Forage Management Reminders

UF/IFAS Beef Cattle & Forage Specialists, and County Extension Agents serving the Florida Panhandle worked to develop a basic management calendar for cattle producers.  The purpose of this calendar is to provide reminders for management techniques with similar timing to those used at the North Florida Research and Education Center’s Beef Unit, near Marianna, Florida.  …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/10/29/november-cattle-forage-management-reminders/

Sugarcane Field Day – November 7

The Annual Sugarcane Field Day will be held Monday, November 7, 2016 at the North Florida Research and Education Center (NFREC), in Quincy where a nursery of chewing, syrup, and crystal sugar varieties are maintained.  This educational event is for anyone interested in learning about and obtaining different varieties of sugarcane for growing on their farm or …

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Gulf Coast Small Farms Field Day – November 17

  Join us on Thursday, November 17th at the West Florida Research and Education Center (4253 Experiment Drive, Jay) for the Fall Gulf Coast Small Farms Field Day. Registration starts at 7:45, with informational sessions and tours starting at 8:00 am. The following topics will be covered include: Using Protected Agriculture and Hydroponics to Meet Demand for …

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Alabama Food Safety Training November 3

The Mobile County Extension Office will be hosting a Food Safety Training Class on Thursday, November 3 from 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM.  The Class will be held at the Gulf Coast Research & Extension Center, 8300 State Highway 104, Fairhope, AL 36532. The class will be conducted by Produce Safety Alliance trainers and will …

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November 9th Green Industries Best Management Practices Class

Wednesday November 9th, 8am-4pm. Green Industries Best Management Practices Okaloosa County Extension 3098 Airport Rd. Crestview, FL. Click Here for flyer.   Author: Matthew Orwat – mjorwat@ufl.edu Matthew J. Orwat started his career with UF / IFAS in 2011 and is the Horticulture Extension Agent for Washington County Florida. His goal is to provide educational …

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2015 November Weather Summary and December Outlook

National Weather Service estimates of November 2015 rainfall ranged from less than 4″ to over 10″ inches across the Panhandle. November was an unusually wet month across the Panhandle with fairly wide variation. According to the National Weather Service estimates, the hot pink portions of Okaloosa, Walton, Washington, Holmes, Jackson, Liberty, Franklin, Wakulla and Leon …

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November Florida Cattle Market Price Watch

Chris Prevatt, UF/IFAS Livestock Economist The August 2016 Feeder Cattle futures contract declined by $ 16.38/cwt. during November. Based on this futures price decrease, August Feeder Cattle revenues decreased by approximately $ 122.85/hd. ($ 16.38/cwt. *7.5 cwt.) on a 750-pound feeder steer which amounts to $ 8,190 per truckload (50,000 lbs.). The August Feeder Cattle …

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