In this Issue:
  • Beef Cattle Basics Session 4 – Pasture Management July 12
  • Productive Pastures & Natural Resource Stewardship – Lunch and Discussion – July 17
  • The Great CEU Round-Up – July 25
  • Annual UF Peanut Field Day – August 23
  • Jackson County Cattlemen’s Ranch Tour – July 12
  • Deer Manager 101 Course – June 21
  • Certified Pile Burner Course – Blountstown – August 8
  • Perennial Peanut Field Day – May 31
  • Invasive Species Workshop and Air Potato Challenge – June 6
  • Bull Calf Evaluation and Marketing Workshop – May 18
  • Educational Training

    Beef Cattle Basics Session 4 – Pasture Management July 12

    Session 4 of Beef Cattle Basics – Pasture Management will be Thursday, July 12. Beef Cattle Basics is an educational series provided by UF/IFAS Extension, designed to give new or beginning producers a solid educational foundation for their beef cattle enterprises.

    Beef Cattle Basics will address six topics that are essential to beef operations of any size:

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    Productive Pastures & Natural Resource Stewardship – Lunch and Discussion – July 17

    Join us for a sponsored lunch on Tuesday, July 17, 2018 in Chipley. In addition to a good meal you’ll hear about strategies, techniques, and resources available to help you effectively manage your pastures to ensure productivity and environmental stewardship. The program will begin at 11:00 am CDT and conclude at 1:00 pm with optional …

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    The Great CEU Round-Up – July 25

    The Florida Turfgrass Association (FTGA) and UF/IFAS Extension have partnered to present the Great CEU Round-Up on July 25, 2018 from 7:30- 3:00 CDT. Earn up to pesticide 6 CEUs across 13 license categories through this statewide program being broadcast to participating Extension Offices.  In the Panhandle these include Bay, Holmes,

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    Annual UF Peanut Field Day – August 23

    The annual UF/IFAS Peanut Field Day will be held at the Marianna North Florida Research and Education Center (NFREC) on Thursday, August 23, 2018, starting with registration at 7:30 AM (CDT) and ending with a sponsored lunch at the nearby Sunland Pavilion.

    Certified crop advisor and pesticide CEUs will be available at registration. Organizers …

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    Jackson County Cattlemen’s Ranch Tour – July 12

    The Jackson County Cattlemen’s Association will be hosting their annual Ranch Tour on Thursday, July 12, 2018.  Participation is open to interested cattle producers from across the Tri-state region. Tour participants will meet at 8:45 AM Central time at the grass parking lot for the Marianna High School Baseball & Football Fields, north of …

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    Deer Manager 101 Course – June 21

    The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) will be providing a Deer Manager 101 Course in Marianna on Thursday, June 21, 2018.  This class is intended for landowners in Holmes, Washington Bay, Jackson, Calhoun and Gulf counties.  This same workshop will be repeated in Crawfordville and Milton for those other counties in the …

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    Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2018/06/08/deer-manager-101-course-june-21/

    Certified Pile Burner Course – Blountstown – August 8

    The Florida Forest Service (FFS) and University of Florida IFAS Extension will be conducting a Certified Pile Burners Course on Wednesday, August 8, 2018. This course will show you how to burn piles legally, safely and efficiently.  Most importantly, it could save a life.  If you burn piles regularly, don’t put off registering for this …

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    Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2018/06/01/certified-pile-burner-course-blountstown-august-8/

    Perennial Peanut Field Day – May 31

    The annual Perennial Peanut Field Day will be held Thursday May 31, 2018 at the University of Florida’s North Florida Research and Education Center in Quincy, Florida.  (155 Research Road, Quincy, Florida 32351)  There will be five presentations related to perennial peanut production, and a field tour of research plots at the station.  There will …

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    Invasive Species Workshop and Air Potato Challenge – June 6

    June 6th is a great day to learn about all types of invasive species that threaten natural areas in Northwest Florida!  The UF/IFAS Extension Bay County office will have multiple educational exhibits with living samples of species of concern from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. central time, on Wednesday, June 6th. This is a multi-agency …

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    Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2018/05/25/invasive-species-workshop-and-air-potato-challenge-june-6/

    Bull Calf Evaluation and Marketing Workshop – May 18

    The Alabama Cooperative Extension System is holding a hands-on workshop geared toward purebred beef producers on Friday, May 18, 2018.  A Bull Calf Evaluation and Marketing workshop will be held at the Southern Cattle Company Farm, near Dothan, AL from 1:30 to 4:30 PM.

    According to Rickey Hudson, Animal Science and Forages Regional Extension Agent, …

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    Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2018/05/11/bull-calf-evaluation-and-marketing-workshop-may-18/

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