Florida growers need to make insurance decisions soon USDA’s Risk Management Agency (RMA) reminds Florida corn, cotton, flue-cured tobacco, grain sorghum, peanut, and soybean growers the final date to apply…

Puppy love     Let’s get a puppy! He said. Actually… let’s get TWO puppies! He said. Let’s breed the two puppies! He said. I couldn’t say “No.” I literally could…

Monday, February 20, 2017 8:00 a.m-11:00 a.m. -Receive swine entries only. 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. – Receive steer entries only. 4:00 p.m. – Exhibitors’ Meeting. 6:00 p.m. — Youth Swine Show.…

Farm Family for February, Merritt

Debbie Snapp ECB Publishing, Inc. The Merritt family: Earl, Keith, and Chris have been chosen the Farm Family for the month of February 2017. William Merritt moved his family to…

Life Continues This past weekend sure proved that Januarys in Florida are not a time to be thinking we are beyond the scope of bizarre weather.  A friend of mine…

4-H sewing classes are now underway

Lynette Norris ECB Publishing, Inc. Gladys Neely, Program Assistant for the Jefferson County Extension Office, has begun the 4-H Elite Club sewing classes for 2017. Twelve students are registered in…

FSA Now Offers Text Message Alerts Keep up with USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) News     Receive text message alerts from FSA while on-the-go, in the field, on the tractor…

“Was this a good year? Or a bad year?” Until this year, 2016, I don’t think I had many reasons to pause and reflect on the question so many ask…