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Bull Consignments Sought for 2015 Florida Bull Test

Cliff Lamb,UF/IFAS Beef Reproduction Specialist The nomination deadline for registered breeders wishing to consign bulls to the Florida Bull Test is June 15, 2015. The Florida Bull test is hosted at the University of Florida North Florida research and Education Center (NFREC) in Marianna, FL. For the 16th year, the North Florida Research and Education …

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2015 Florida Bull Test Sale Summary

Steve Williams of J & W Simmentals receiving his plaque for their consignment J&W Mr Cruising that was the winner of the Florida Bull Test. Pictured (from L to R): Nick Comerford (NFREC Center Director), Steve Williams, and David Thomas (NFREC Beef Unit Supervisor). The Florida Bull Test Sale was held on January 17, 2015 …

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15th Annual Florida Bull Test Summary and Sale Information

University of Florida – North Florida Research and Education Center Beef Unit sale facility where the Florida Bull Test Sale will be conducted. Cliff Lamb, University of Florida – North Florida Research and Education Center, Marianna, FL Recently, the 15th Florida Bull Test was completed. The test is conducted at the North Florida Research and …

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Permanent link to this article: http://gulf.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/01/10/15th-annual-florida-bull-test-summary-and-sale-information/

2014 UF Peanut Variety Test Results

Dr. Barry Tillman, UF/IFAS Peanut Breeder, showed growers the newer peanut varieties at the 2014 Peanut Field Day. Photo credit Doug Mayo Peanut planting season is months away, but it’s not too early to begin choosing varieties to plant. The 2014 variety performance data is hot off the press and can provide a tool to …

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Permanent link to this article: http://gulf.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/01/09/2014-uf-peanut-variety-test-results/

Florida Bull Test Sale January 17

The 15th Florida Bull Test was conducted at the University of Florida North Florida Research and Education center in Marianna. There were 103 consignments from 33 consignors from Florida, Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, and North Carolina. There were 46 Angus, 4 Braford, 4 Brahman, 10 Charolais, 2 Hereford, 3 Red Angus, 16 SimAngus, and 18 Simmental …

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Understanding Your Forage Test Report

Once you send in a hay sample for analysis, you have to know what the numbers mean to make winter supplement decisions. Just as soil testing can provide vital information on how to fertilize crops, forage testing can provide vital information on how to supplement hay fed to livestock.  Feed and fertilizer are simply too …

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Permanent link to this article: http://gulf.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/10/25/understanding-your-forage-test-report/

UF/IFAS Strip Till Cotton Variety Test Results

Cotton growers must use every tool available to help make annual variety selection decisions. Photo by J. Ludlow Variety selection is one of the most important decisions a cotton grower will make, and continues to be a yearly struggle since the loss of “triple nickel” (DPL 555), a very popular and top performing variety. The …

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Permanent link to this article: http://gulf.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/02/22/ufifas-strip-till-cotton-variety-test-results/

Florida Bull Test Sale January 18

L& L Cattle Company, Marianna, consigned the top performing bull in the 2013 Florida Bull Test. Their Simmental bull, LLCC Big Jake Z211, gained 5.31 pounds per day on the 112 day test. The 14th annual Florida Bull Test was conducted at the University of Florida North Florida Research and Education center near Marianna.  There …

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Soil Test: Prepare Now for a Bountiful Harvest Later

    To be sure, this week’s warm spring-like weather and refreshing rains have reminded many gardeners that it is about time to prepare this year’s vegetable and flower beds. Before home gardeners fertilize or lime, however, it is vital to understand the condition of the soil.   One of the easiest methods to assess …

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Soil Test First!

Matthew Orwat, Horticulture Agent I, Washington County Extension Last week’s warm spring-like weather has reminded producers that it is time to prepare this year’s fertility  management plan. This reminder is timely because there is still time to prepare for the growing season ahead. Before producers add fertilize or lime, however, it is vital to understand …

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Permanent link to this article: http://gulf.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/01/19/soil-test-first/

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