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UGA Decision Aids can Help Farmers Decide What Crops to Plant in 2016

2015 was a very challenging year for Panhandle row crop farmers with the double whammy of low commodity prices and unfavorable weather.  As a result, many farmers are uncertain as to what crops to plant for the coming year.

The University of Georgia has a nice tool or decision aid that provides estimated returns on …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/01/29/uga-decision-aids-can-help-farmers-decide-what-crops-to-plant-in-2016/

4-H Teen Retreat: Growing Leaders with Help from Farm Credit

Teen retreat participants can earn credits towards their camp counselor certification.

Teen retreat participants can earn credits towards their camp counselor certification.

Each summer Florida 4-H camps are bustling with 4-H volunteers, staff, and youth enjoying their week …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/01/29/4-h-teen-retreat-growing-leaders-with-help-from-farm-credit/

3 Ways You Can Help Keep Our Bays Healthy

3 Ways You Can Help Keep Our Bays Healthy

Following a previous article on the number of ways you can help sea turtles, this week we will look at ways that local residents can help keep …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/05/15/3-ways-you-can-help-keep-our-bays-healthy/

5 Things You Can Do to Help Sea Turtles During Nesting Season

5 Things You Can Do to Help Sea Turtles During Nesting Season

It is May and this is the official beginning of the sea turtle nesting season. These ancient creatures have followed this …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/05/10/5-things-you-can-do-to-help-sea-turtles-during-nesting-season/

UF/IFAS Extension to Help Farm Families Secure their Financial Future

The Barton Family. Photo by Shepard Eubanks, UF/IFAS

The Barton Family. Photo by Shepard Eubanks, UF/IFAS

Kimberly Moore Wilmoth, UF/IFAS Communications Services & Michael Gutter, UF/IFAS Finical Management Specialist

For Bonifay farmer and rancher Ken Barton, business …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/02/07/ufifas-extension-to-help-farm-families-secure-their-financial-future/

Wood ducks could use your help this time of year

Wood ducks could use your help this time of year

Wood ducks are one of the most colorful ducks in North America. Breeding males showcase an unbelievable combination of colors including a red bill and …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/01/30/wood-ducks-could-use-your-help-this-time-of-year/

Get Free Tax Prep Help

VITAIn the early ’70s, Gary Iskowitz was doing graduate work as well as teaching tax law while working for the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). Mr. Iskowitz saw a growing problem with questionable tax preparers who were scamming low-income people in his area. He did not like …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/01/30/get-free-tax-prep-help/

Flies That Help Our Garden Grow

Hover Fly. Image Credit EDIS, Roy Frye

Hover Fly. Image Credit EDIS, Roy Frye

When someone mentions flies, we think of buzzing around our heads, maggots in decomposing materials, and unclean conditions. It is time …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/10/14/flies-that-help-our-garden-grow/

“Digital Devices Transform Couch Potatoes into Air Potato Destroyers – Use Your Phone to Help Manage Florida Invaders”

Map and identify invasives with "IveGot1"

Map and identify invasives with “IveGot1″

Digital devices have proliferated like kudzu in July, and new user applications for these devices are as common as armadillos. …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/10/08/digital-devices-transform-couch-potatoes-into-air-potato-destroyers-use-your-phone-to-help-manage-florida-invaders/

Food Recalls Help Keep Consumers Safe

Handle food safely and stay informed about food recalls.

Handle food safely and stay informed about food recalls.

Have you paid attention to any of the recent food recalls?  In February 2014, both the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/03/11/food-recalls-help-keep-consumers-safe/

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