Tag Archive: Decline

Cattle Markets Slide into Summer Decline

January-May feedlot placements are up 9.2 percent over 2016. Photo credit: Doug Mayo Derrell S. Peel, Oklahoma State University Extension Livestock Marketing Specialist With July 4 wholesale beef purchases complete,  beef prices have dropped sharply the past ten days.  Beef and cattle markets, have defied gravity by staying stronger, longer than most expected this spring.  …

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Permanent link to this article: http://gulf.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/07/03/cattle-markets-slide-into-summer-decline/

Apalachicola Oysters: Importance and Decline

Worldwide, oysters and their habitats have declined in population. National concern over the reduced oyster populations and potential failure of the Oyster fishery in Apalachicola Bay have been recently featured in the news. In September, Jack Payne, University of Florida IFAS Senior Vice President for Agriculture and Natural Resources announced the formation of the UF Oyster Recovery …

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Permanent link to this article: http://gulf.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2012/11/07/apalachicola-oysters-importance-and-decline/

UF/IFAS Extension Surveying Bermuda & Bahia Pasture Decline

Tifton 85 hay field with 20% stand loss as compared to last year. Over the last several months, reports of stand loses and decline for both Bermuda and Bahia grass pastures and hay fields have been coming in to Extension Offices across the Southeast.  Some ranchers have lost 25%-40% of their stand in certain fields, …

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Permanent link to this article: http://gulf.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2012/06/22/ufifas-extension-surveying-bermuda-bahia-pasture-decline/