grazing

Advanced Grazing School & Deep South Stocker Conference

Dan Cattle, Education

Southeast producers are invited to the 2019 Advanced Grazing School, July 16-17, at the Livestock Instructional Arena in Athens, GA. This will be an intense two day hands on event that overlaps with the Deep South Stocker Conference on the second day. Tentative topics for the Grazing School include: Forage Systems for Stocker Cattle: Cool Season and Warm Season Systems …

right fertilizer

Right Fertilizer for the Ultimate Tomato Harvest

Dan This Land of Ours, Vegetables

Cathy Isom lets you know about the different types, as well as what is needed for the right fertilizer for the ultimate tomato harvest. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Like all plants, tomatoes require three main macronutrients: nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium. For all plant life, nitrogen allows for thick, full leaf growth. Phosphorus is required for blossom, …

workshop

Final Hemp Rulemaking Workshop Held in North Florida

Dan Florida, Hemp, Industry News Release

Tallahassee, Fla. (FDACS) – Commissioner Nicole “Nikki” Fried joined key Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services officials to host the third public hemp rulemaking workshop at the R.A. Gray Building in Tallahassee. Today’s workshop was the third and final in a series of three events which took place in South, Central, and North Florida designed to ensure anyone interested in …

acreage report

USDA Acreage Report Coming Friday

Dan General

This Friday, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will release the much anticipated planted acreage report. But as Gary Crawford reports, some wonder just how accurate the report will be with the many planting delays this year.

remote pilot

Remote Pilot Certification Training in Florida

Dan Florida, Technology

The use of drones on the farm is growing. But according to information provided by the University of Florida Extension, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regulates drone use, and all drones need to be registered with the FAA. Plus, commercial operators flying drones for business purposes must obtain a Remote Pilot Certificate, according to the Small UAS Rule. If you are interested …

feral swine eradication

Sign Up for Feral Swine Eradication and Control Pilot Program Grants

Dan Industry News Release, USDA-NRCS

The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced on June 20 its plans to invest up to $75 million in the Feral Swine Eradication and Control Pilot Program to respond to the threat feral swine pose to agriculture, native ecosystems, and human and animal health. Details on how to submit proposals are now available on Grants.gov. Click here to view the announcement. The …