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National Grandparents Day 2017: September 10

For nearly 40 years, National Grandparents Day has been celebrated as an opportunity to express gratitude for all that grandparents do for families and communities.  According to the U.S. Census Bureau Profile, America Facts for Features, in 1970, Marian McQuade initiated a campaign to establish a day to honor grandparents.  In 1978, President Jimmy Carter …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/09/13/national-grandparents-day-2017-september-10/

September Florida Cattle Market Price Watch

Chris Prevatt, UF/IFAS Regional Livestock Economics Agent The August 2017 Feeder Cattle futures contract decreased by $ 10.38/cwt. during September. Based on this futures price decrease, August Feeder Cattle revenues decreased by approximately $ 77.85/hd. ($ 10.38/cwt. * 7.5 cwt.) on a 750-pound feeder steer which amounts to $ 780 per truckload (50,000 lbs.). The …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/10/07/september-florida-cattle-market-price-watch/

September Weather Summary and Fall Planting Forecast

National Weather Service rainfall estimates for September 2016. September rainfall was greatly influenced by Hurricane Hermine.  The eastern Panhandle Counties had significantly more rainfall in the month of September. September totals ranged from over 10″ (pink) in portions of Franklin, Leon, and Jefferson County to a low of less than 4″ (tan, yellow, and green) …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/10/07/september-weather-summary-and-fall-planting-forecast/

Cotton Marketing News: September Numbers Obviously Not What The Market Wanted to See

I’m not 100% sure what the cotton market expected to see in this week’s USDA monthly estimates.  As if anyone ever knows.  Whatever the market was expecting, it didn’t get it; prices reacted accordingly—down. In the short term, markets and price direction are driven by expectations based on the data and information available at the …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/09/16/cotton-marketing-news-september-numbers-obviously-not-what-the-market-wanted-to-see/

September Sans Spending

The month of August has been a financially painful time for me. I blame this on the fact that my only child has just begun her first year at college. Lots (and I mean a whole lot) of spending happened in preparation for this auspicious endeavor. Ouch – I began to question if I was …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/09/07/september-sans-spending/

August Weather Summary, Hurricane Hermine & September Outlook

Rainfall estimates for August 2016 from the National Weather Service. For much of the Panhandle August was an improvement over July with more adequate rainfall scattered across the region.  Portions of the coastal counties received over 10″ (hot pink), while there were a number of inland pockets that received less than 4″ (tan).  Most of …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/09/02/august-weather-summary-hurricane-hermine-september-outlook/

September 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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September: Crops in Season

The University of Nebraska – Lincoln (UNL) provides a monthly Calendar of Food Days, Weeks, and Months plus provides resources for selected national food-themes. http://food.unl.edu/september-food-calendar   The month of September boasts a variety of activities using produce that can be grown somewhere in Florida. In fact, many crops are grown locally and are in season now. …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/08/29/september-crops-in-season/

September is Food Safety Month

September is National Food Safety Month. However, food safety should be practiced every day of the year and for every meal and/or snack. We live in a busy society. We are always in a rush to do and to go to whatever we have planned. When it comes to our food, we need to make …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/08/28/september-is-food-safety-month/

Fall Cattle Seminar September 15

Thursday, September 15, 2016 4:00 – 7:30 PM Central Time Paxton Ag Center – 22036 Hwy 331 North – Paxton, FL 32567 Fee: $ 5.00 – Steak Dinner Included There are roughly 13,000 head of cattle in Walton County, making them an important part of agricultural in Walton County.  The University of Florida/Walton County Extension …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/08/19/fall-cattle-seminar-september-15/

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