In this Issue:
  • 2017 Agritourism Conference – September 26-27
  • 2017 Panhandle Row Crop Short Course – March 2
  • Northwest Florida Beef Conference & Trade Show – February 8
  • Panhandle Fruit & Vegetable Conference Highlights
  • Two Weeks Left to Register for the Fruit & Vegetable Conference – October 11
  • High Tunnel Exclusion Systems for Improved Pest Management
  • Satsumas Return to North Florida
  • Wiswall to be Keynote Speaker at the Panhandle Fruit and Vegetable Conference
  • Panhandle Fruit & Vegetable Conference October 11
  • Conference

    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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    2017 Panhandle Row Crop Short Course – March 2

    Farmers from across the Florida Panhandle, as well as southern Alabama and Georgia are invited to attend the 2017 Panhandle Row Crop Short Course to be held on Thursday, March 2nd. The meeting will be hosted by Jackson County Extension at the Jackson County Agriculture Conference Center, 2741 Penn Ave., Marianna, FL. Registration and the …

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    Northwest Florida Beef Conference & Trade Show – February 8

    The 32nd annual Northwest Florida Beef Conference and Trade Show will be held on Wednesday, February 8th in the Agriculture Conference Center, at the Jackson County Extension Office, located at 2741 Pennsylvania Avenue, Marianna, Florida. Registration and the Trade Show open at 7:30 AM central time, the program starts at 8:15 AM, and concludes with …

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    Panhandle Fruit & Vegetable Conference Highlights

    The Panhandle Ag Extension Team hosted the inaugural Panhandle Fruit & Vegetable Conference on Tuesday, October 11.  The conference featured three concurrent session tracks for participants to choose from, a keynote address on whole farm business profitability, and a locally sourced lunch cooked by the Jackson County Master Gardeners.  More than 120 people attended the …

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    Two Weeks Left to Register for the Fruit & Vegetable Conference – October 11

    The Panhandle Fruit & Vegetable Conference is just around the corner. 

    The conference will provide a great opportunity for networking and sharing practical farming knowledge that can help farmers from across the region. This event promises lots of learning opportunities for everyone, from prospective to experienced farmers, and from rural to urban …

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    High Tunnel Exclusion Systems for Improved Pest Management

    Author: Jose Perez, UF/IFAS Small Farms Extension Coordinator

    Dr. Ayanava Majumdar is an Extension Entomologist for the Alabama Cooperative Extension System at Auburn University. His work focuses on finding practical solutions for managing insect pests that affect peanut and vegetable crops. “Dr. A,” as he is commonly known, has developed a very strong relationship …

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    Satsumas Return to North Florida

    Author: Jose Perez, UF/IFAS Small Farms Extension Coordinator

    Tour a Satsuma Grove on October 11

    There was a time when citrus production was booming in North Florida. In the 1920’s, Jackson County, Florida, was known as the Satsuma capital of the World. Satsuma is a citrus variety with excellent eating quality that is cold …

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    Wiswall to be Keynote Speaker at the Panhandle Fruit and Vegetable Conference

    Author: Jose Perez, UF/IFAS Small Farms Extension Coordinator

    Richard Wiswall has been a farmer for 35 years. He runs Cate Farm, a certified organic farm in Vermont  and is author of “The Organic Farmer’s Business Handbook.”  Richard’s experience as a farmer is sure to resonate with all farmers who strive to manage their farm profitably. …

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    Panhandle Fruit & Vegetable Conference October 11

    Mark your calendars, put in your vacation request, or whatever you need to do to prepare to take part in the Panhandle Fruit & Vegetable Conference.  The conference will provide a great opportunity for networking and the sharing of practical farming knowledge that can help farmers across the region. This event promises lots of …

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    Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2016/05/13/panhandle-fruit-vegetable-conference-october-11/