In this Issue:
  • Forest Stewardship Tour of Sandhill Farm in Jackson County – October 5
  • Vegetable Crops Field Day – October 13
  • Highlights & Proceedings from the UF/IFAS Beef & Forage Field Day
  • Walton County Beef Cattle Seminar – September 21
  • Exploring Opportunities in Agritourism in North Florida – September 30
  • Farm Food Safety Workshops – October 5 & 26
  • Florida-Alabama Irrigation Technologies Field Day – September 5
  • Invasive Exotic Species and Control Workshop – September 28
  • WFREC Row Crop Field Day – August 22
  • 2017 Agritourism Conference – September 26-27
  • Educational Training

    Forest Stewardship Tour of Sandhill Farm in Jackson County – October 5

    Sandhill Farm – Property of David and Cindi Stewart Thursday, October 5, 2017

    Meet at the property at 9:00 AM CT – Adjourn after lunch

    When Cindi and David Stewart first saw the mosaic of sandhills, swamps, flatwoods and loblolly pine forest making up this 222-acre Jackson County property, …

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    Vegetable Crops Field Day – October 13

    The 2017 UF/IFAS Vegetable Crops Field Day will provide the latest research information for commercial growers of watermelons, squash, and tomatoes. The event will be held at the North Florida Research and Education Center located at 155 Research Road, in Quincy Florida.

    Learn the results of the latest research on…

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    Highlights & Proceedings from the UF/IFAS Beef & Forage Field Day

    Over 120 cattle producers, extension agents, research faculty and staff attended the UF/IFAS Beef & Forage Field Day that was held on Friday, September 15, 2017 at the North Florida Research and Education Center’s Beef Unit, near Marianna, Florida.  The event consisted of a tour of six demonstrations sites and a presentation at the main …

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    Walton County Beef Cattle Seminar – September 21

    There are roughly 13,000 head of cattle in Walton County, making them an important part of agriculture in this part of the western Florida panhandle.  The University of Florida IFAS Extension Walton County office is offering an educational program to help livestock owners stay competitive and up-to-date on the business. It will be held …

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    Exploring Opportunities in Agritourism in North Florida – September 30

    UF IFAS North Florida Research and Education Center

    155 Research Road – Quincy, FL 32351

    Saturday, September 30, 2017

    8:00 AM – 4:30 PM Eastern Time

    Eventbrite Registration

    Call 850-875-7100 for more information

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    Farm Food Safety Workshops – October 5 & 26

    Two Farm Food Safety Workshops are scheduled for October in the Panhandle.  A Building Your Own Farm’s Food Safety Manual Workshop is scheduled for October 5th in Crestview and a Produce Safety Alliance (PSA) Grower Training is scheduled for October 26 in Marianna.  The PSA Grower Training curriculum is …

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    Florida-Alabama Irrigation Technologies Field Day – September 5

    Join us on September 5, 2017 at Sam and Scott Walker’s Farm (1950 Hwy 99 Walnut Hill, FL 32568) to learn more about new technologies for soil moisture sensing.  The short field day will start at 8:00 am central.

    Topics will include Testing the Sentek Soil Moisture Probe on-Farm, Comparing soil moisture sensors, and the FDACS BMP Program. …

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    Invasive Exotic Species and Control Workshop – September 28

    The Six Rivers Cooperative Invasive Species Management Area (CISMA) group and the Florida Forest Stewardship Program will offer an Invasive Exotic Species and Control Workshop on September 28, 2017; 9:00 am to 3:00 pm Central. This one day workshop will be held at the UF/IFAS Okaloosa County Extension Office, 3098 Airport Rd, Crestview, Florida 32539. …

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    WFREC Row Crop Field Day – August 22

    Please join us on Tuesday, August 22, 2017 from 8:00 AM – 1:30 PM central time for the annual Extension Farm Field Day at  the West Florida Research & Education Center (WFREC) at the Jay Research Facility (4253 Experiment Road, Hwy 182, Jay FL 32565).

    The following topics will be covered:

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    2017 Agritourism Conference – September 26-27

    If you are a new or existing agritourism operation looking for ideas, please consider joining us on September 26-27 at the UF/IFAS Polk County Extension Office, 1702 Hwy 17 South, Bartow, Florida.   The program will include some excellent presenters (both state and nationally recognized) as well as tours of some popular agritourism …

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