In this Issue:
  • Pecan Field Day – November 16 – Monticello
  • Holmes County Fall Cattle Forum – November 28
  • Future Livestock Producers are Developed through Local Livestock Shows
  • Controlling Brush & Invasive Species Workshop – November 9
  • Jackson County Certified Pile Burner Course Rescheduled for November 14
  • Farm Food Safety Certification Training – October 26
  • 2017 Sunbelt Ag Expo – October 17-19
  • October Cattle & Forage Management Reminders
  • Highlights & Proceedings from the UF/IFAS Beef & Forage Field Day
  • Farm Food Safety Workshops – October 5 & 26
  • Educational Training

    Pecan Field Day – November 16 – Monticello

    The Florida Pecan Field Day has been rescheduled. Producers will meet in Monticello on Thursday, November 16, 2017 at the Jefferson County Extension Office for the annual field day and Pecan Growers’ Association meeting. If you’re a pecan grower, or just considering it, the morning’s topics and speakers will be a great opportunity to learn …

    Continue reading »

    Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2017/11/03/pecan-field-day-november-16-monticello/

    Holmes County Fall Cattle Forum – November 28

    Please make plans to join us on November 28th, 2017 for the Holmes County Fall Cattle Forum. The meeting will be held at the Ag Center in Bonifay, FL. A steak dinner will be sponsored by Southern Cattle Company. If you plan to attend, please RSVP by November  22nd  so we can get a head count …

    Continue reading »

    Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2017/11/03/holmes-county-fall-cattle-forum-november-28/

    Future Livestock Producers are Developed through Local Livestock Shows

     

    Santa Rosa County Extension Agents have worked closely with the Santa Rosa County Fair over the last five years to grow the livestock show. The Santa Rosa County Fair (SRC Fair) is held in April each year, but requires considerable planning throughout the year. The board has many sub-committees that focus on the various …

    Continue reading »

    Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2017/10/27/future-livestock-producers-are-developed-through-local-livestock-shows/

    Controlling Brush & Invasive Species Workshop – November 9

    Encroaching brush, whether native or invasive, can be a problem for properties large and small. Fighting woody brush and other hard-to-kill weed species can be challenging for property owners. Many factors affect the effectiveness and efficiency of control efforts.

    Timing of the application is a key factor that many property owners fail to consider. The cooler, …

    Continue reading »

    Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2017/10/27/controlling-brush-invasive-species-workshop-november-9/

    Jackson County Certified Pile Burner Course Rescheduled for November 14

    The Florida Forest Service (FFS) and UF/IFAS Extension Jackson County have rescheduled the Certified Pile Burners Course for Tuesday, November 14 in Marianna, FL.  (This course is also being offered in other areas of the state.  Check the website for the closest training to your location:  FFS Training Scheudule).   This training will be …

    Continue reading »

    Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2017/10/20/certified-pile-burner-course-august-30-september-13/

    Farm Food Safety Certification Training – October 26

    Attendance at an FDA compliant food safety training is required for fruit and vegetable farms that have an annual value of produce sold (based on a three year average) of $25,000 (adjusted for inflation) or more.  The compliance date for some farms is as early as January 1, 2020 which seems like a …

    Continue reading »

    Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2017/10/13/farm-food-safety-certification-training-october-26/

    2017 Sunbelt Ag Expo – October 17-19

    The Sunbelt Agricultural Expo will celebrate its 40th anniversary with this year’s show to be held on Tuesday, October 17 through Thursday, October 19, 2017 just outside of Moultire, Georgia.  Physical Location:  290-G Harper Boulevard, Moultrie, GA 31788-2157.  Gates open at 8:30 AM Eastern Time and close at 5:00 PM on Tuesday and Wednesday, and …

    Continue reading »

    Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2017/09/29/2017-sunbelt-ag-expo-october-17-19/

    October Cattle & Forage Management Reminders

    UF/IFAS Beef Cattle & Forage Specialists, and County Extension Agents serving the Florida Panhandle worked to develop a basic management calendar for cattle producers.  The purpose of this calendar is to provide reminders for management techniques with similar timing to those used at the North Florida Research and Education Center’s Beef Unit, near Marianna, Florida.  …

    Continue reading »

    Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2017/09/29/october-cattle-forage-management-reminders/

    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 …

    Continue reading »

    Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2017/09/22/highlights-proceedings-from-the-ufifas-beef-forage-field-day/

    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 …

    Continue reading »

    Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2017/09/08/farm-food-safety-workshops-october-5-26/

    Older posts «