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High-Fiber Cotton and Peanut Byproducts aid Free-Choice Cattle Feeding

Supplementing replacement heifers utilizing a high-fiber diet with a bulk feeder at the North Florida Research and Education Center’s beef Unit. Photo Nicolas DiLorenzo Nicolas DiLorenzo, State Beef Specialist, University of Florida NFREC What can you feed in bulk to cattle free-choice? One of the most common questions that county agents and state specialists receive …

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Atmore AL Peanut Production Meeting – February 22

Alabama and Florida farmers are welcomed to join us for the Atmore Peanut Production meeting on February 22 at 11:00 am.  The meeting will be held at Grace Fellowship Church, 1412 East Nashville Avenue in Atmore, AL. Topics that will be covered: Market Outlook Variety Selection Insect Control Disease Update All are welcomed, but we ask that …

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UF/IFAS Extension Peanut Butter Challenge Tackles Hunger in the Panhandle

Paul Davis, 4-H youth development agent (L), and Julie McConnell, horticulture agent (R), both with UF/IFAS Extension Bay County, stand next to peanut butter donations. This year, UF/IFAS Extension Bay County collected 866 jars of peanut butter. Samantha Grenrock, UF/IFAS Communications Service Thanks to a partnership of the University of Florida Institute of Food and …

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When It’s All Said and Done – Lessons Learned from the 2016 Peanut Growing Season

Professor Barry Tillman (left) helping to examine peanut quality at the NFREC in Marianna, Florida. Photo: Tyler Jones. As the saying goes, “hind-sight is 20-20.”   As I’m writing this, peering through my bifocals, I wish my vision was still 20-20.  But that’s another topic.  As peanut harvest comes to a close, it’s often a good …

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Peanut Butter and Socks

It’s that time of year:  going to Friday night football games, decorating with pumpkins, welcoming in some cooler weather, and harvesting our locally grown peanuts and cotton. This also means it’s time for the Peanut Butter Challenge. We collect jars of unopened peanut butter throughout the Northwest Panhandle of Florida through November 23rd. (Contact your …

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Perennial Peanut, A Great Choice for Panhandle Pastures and Landscapes

Figure 1: Perennial Peanut Field. Credit: Ray Bodrey, UF/IFAS. Driving through rural parts of the Panhandle this time of year, one will find pastures with thick green canopies, exploding with the yellow-gold flowers. Perennial peanut is in bloom. This is a highly nutritional forage option for livestock, but also makes for a beautiful urban groundcover. Perennial …

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Perennial Peanut, a Great Choice for Panhandle Pastures and Landscapes

Driving through rural panhandle counties this time of year, one finds pastures with thick green canopies, exploding with yellow-gold flowers. Perennial peanut is in bloom. This is a highly nutritional forage option for livestock and also makes for a beautiful urban groundcover alternative to turfgrass. Perennial Peanut Field. Photo credit: Ray Bodrey, UF/IFAS. Perennial peanut …

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2016 Peanut Field Day a Success in Spite of the Rain

Field plots showcasing different peanut varieties. Photo by Doug Mayo. Despite the rainy weather, the annual UF/IFAS Peanut Field Day was held on Thursday, August 11, 2016. The event took place at the North Florida Research and Education Center (NFREC), where specialists from both Florida and Georgia spoke to attendees regarding research findings and production …

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Fungicide Considerations for the Mid-point of the Peanut Growing Season

Most of the peanuts are close to lapping in Santa Rosa County. Photo Credit John Atkins Mid July is the time of year where, for most of us, we are at the mid-point in our peanut production season. The peanut plants, if not already lapped, are at a point where the canopy traps humidity and …

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Perennial Peanut Field Day July 23

Perennial Peanut Field Day Saturday, July 23rd, 2016 9:30 AM EST Registration – $ 10 per person UF/IFAS North Florida Research and Education Center, Quincy, Florida The Perennial Peanut Producers Association and the University of Florida are teaming up to host a tour of ongoing perennial peanut research at the UF/IFAS North Florida Research and …

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