In this Issue:
  • 2018 Panhandle Row Crop Short Course – March 1
  • Explore Local Agriculture on the Panhandle Fruit and Vegetable Pre-Conference Tour
  • 2018 Central Panhandle Pesticide Training Series – March 19-22
  • Alabama-Florida Peanut Trade Show – February 8
  • AgSave$ Workshop to be held in Okaloosa County – February 21
  • Northwest Florida Beef Conference & Trade Show – February 14
  • UF/IFAS Bee College is Coming to the Panhandle – March 23-24
  • Meet the Keynote Speaker for the Panhandle Fruit and Vegetable Conference
  • UGA Corn Short Course – February 6
  • Southwest Alabama Crop Production Meetings – February 15 or 16, 27 or 28
  • Educational Training

    2018 Panhandle Row Crop Short Course – March 1

    Farmers from across the Florida Panhandle, as well as southern Alabama and Georgia are invited to attend the 2018 Panhandle Row Crop Short Course to be held on Thursday, March 1, 2018. The meeting will be hosted by Jackson County Extension at the Jackson County Agriculture Conference Center, 2741 Penn Ave., Marianna, FL. Registration and …

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    Explore Local Agriculture on the Panhandle Fruit and Vegetable Pre-Conference Tour

    Explore Local Agriculture at the Panhandle Fruit and Vegetable Pre-Conference Tour

    Come explore local farms, markets, and centers of agricultural research in West Florida and South Alabama during the 2018 Panhandle Fruit and Vegetable Pre-Conference Tour and Conference, February 19 and 20, hosted by UF/IFAS Extension.

    On Monday, February 19, from 1 p.m. …

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    2018 Central Panhandle Pesticide Training Series – March 19-22

    The Central Panhandle Pesticide Training Series is a multi-county collaboration between Holmes, Washington, Jackson, and Calhoun Extension agents. This year the series is March 19-22 and will take place in Marianna at the Jackson County Extension Office. Registration is $10/session and refreshments will be provided. Sessions start each day with registration at 7:45am (CST). …

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    Alabama-Florida Peanut Trade Show – February 8

    The Alabama- Florida Peanut Trade Show is set for Thursday, February 8, 2018 at the National Peanut Festival Fairgrounds in Dothan, AL. More than 80 exhibitors will be present to allow farmers to visit one-on-one with industry product and service representatives.  Dr. Marshall Lamb of the National Peanut Research Lab will speak to growers …

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    AgSave$ Workshop to be held in Okaloosa County – February 21

    AgSave$ is an initiative to bring personal finance education, such as estate planning, succession planning, and asset  protection for farmers, ranchers, and agriculture producers in Florida. The AgSave$ program is a cooperative program between Agriculture and Family and Consumer Sciences Faculty in the University of Florida IFAS Extension’s Northwest District along with financial industry professionals.  …

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    Northwest Florida Beef Conference & Trade Show – February 14

    Cattle ranchers, employees, and their family members are invited to attend the 33rd annual Northwest Florida Beef Conference and Trade Show, to be held on Wednesday, February 14, 2018, at the Jackson County Extension Office, located at 2741 Penn Avenue, Marianna, Florida. Registration and the Trade Show open at 7:30 AM central time, the program …

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    UF/IFAS Bee College is Coming to the Panhandle – March 23-24

    Panhandle Bee College, Friday & Saturday, March 23-24, 2018

    Faced with increasing challenges to honeybee colonies, beekeepers are searching for fact-based answers on bee health, nutrition, selling hive products, best management practices, and Africanized bees.  Because of sustained local interest and strong inter-agency partnerships, the UF/IFAS Honey Bee Research and Extension …

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    Meet the Keynote Speaker for the Panhandle Fruit and Vegetable Conference

    Join UF/IFAS Extension at the 2018 Panhandle Fruit and Vegetable Conference.  Participants will receive the most current recommendations on vegetable, fruit, and nut production, and much more.  You don’t want to miss the pre-conference farm tour and the opportunity to hear the Keynote Speaker, Dr. Joy Rumble, Department of Agricultural Education and Communication, University …

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    UGA Corn Short Course – February 6

    The University of Georgia will host the Georgia Corn Short Course on Tuesday, February 6, 2018 at the UGA Tifton Campus Conference Center (15 RDC Road, Tifton, GA 31794).  Registration will begin at 8:00 eastern time and the program will begin at 8:30.  Registration for the event is $5 per person in advance, or …

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    Southwest Alabama Crop Production Meetings – February 15 or 16, 27 or 28

    All producers are invited to attend Cotton and Peanut Production Meetings in Southwest Alabama in February 2018.  A meal will be served at all meetings, so please call 251- 867-7760 to reserve your spot.

    Cotton Production Meetings:

    Baldwin County – February 15
    Farmers’ Federation Building, behind ALFA 21332 St. Hwy 59 S.
    Robertsdale, AL …

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