In this Issue:
  • Forest Stewardship Tour of Sandhill Farm in Jackson County – October 5
  • Jackson Cattlemen’s Tour July 21
  • Gulf Coast Crop Protection Tour July 6
  • West Florida Winter Forage and Wildlife Food Plot Tour – March 3
  • Panhandle Fruit & Vegetable Conference Highlights
  • BMP Pasture Walk October 21
  • Florida’s Outstanding Tree Farm Tour October 14
  • Hosting a Farm Tour is an Excellent Marketing Tool
  • Jackson County to host Cattlemen’s Tour August 9
  • Satsumas Return to North Florida
  • Farm Tour

    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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    Jackson Cattlemen’s Tour July 21

    2017 JCCA Cattlemen’s Tour 9:00 AM – 1:30 PM CDT, Friday, July 21

    The Jackson County Cattlemen’s Association will be hosting a ranch tour on Friday, July 21.  Tour participants will gain insights into hay production, presented by two-time Jackson County Hay Farmer of the Year, Jimmy Alday. The next stop will be at Luke Arnold’s …

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    Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2017/07/14/jackson-cattlemens-tour-july-21/

    Gulf Coast Crop Protection Tour July 6

    Gulf Coast Crop Protection Tour Gulf Coast Research and Extension Center 8300 AL Hwy 104, Fairhope, AL 36532

    Registration begins at 7:15 AM Central. Tour begins at 7:45 AM.

    Topics will include auxin herbicide usage, pigweed control in cotton and peanut, southern corn rust, target spot and cotton insect management, as …

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    Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2017/06/23/gulf-coast-crop-protection-tour-july-6/

    West Florida Winter Forage and Wildlife Food Plot Tour – March 3

    Choosing the Right Cool-season Forage

    Many different grasses, legumes, and forage blends are used for winter grazing and wildlife food plots. The livestock producer or wildlife enthusiast must choose forages that are best adapted to the soil and climatic conditions at his/her location.

    Cattle, horse, and small ruminant producers and wildlife enthusiasts from Northwest Florida …

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    Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2017/02/17/west-florida-winter-forage-and-wildlife-food-plot-tour-march-3/

    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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    Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2016/10/21/panhandle-fruit-vegetable-conference-highlights/

    BMP Pasture Walk October 21

    Make plans to attend an on-farm and research center pasture walk, Friday October 21st from 9:00 am until 12:30 pm Central Time. The tour group will meet at the Beef Research Unit Pavilion north of Marianna and west of Greenwood on Highway 162 (4925 Highway 162, Greenwood, FL).

    This half-day, Best Management Practices (BMP) on-farm …

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    Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2016/10/14/bmp-pasture-walk-october-21/

    Florida’s Outstanding Tree Farm Tour October 14

    Farm Tour – Friday, October 14, 2016 – Meet at the property at 9:00 AM ET

    Congratulations are in order to the Register Family for their outstanding forest stewardship and being selected as Florida’s Outstanding Tree Farm for 2016. The Alonzo and Eliza Register Family Partnership, Ltc. was …

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    Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2016/10/07/floridas-outstanding-tree-farm-tour-october-14/

    Hosting a Farm Tour is an Excellent Marketing Tool

    One excellent way to increase farm sales is to host a farm tour. In 2013 the Florida Legislature passed Senate Bill 1106, protecting farmers and ranchers from liability as long as activities are directly related to agriculture. This has opened up many opportunities for Florida farmers and has given citizens access to local farms …

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    Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2016/09/02/hosting-a-farm-tour-is-an-excellent-marketing-tool/

    Jackson County to host Cattlemen’s Tour August 9

    The Jackson County Cattlemen’s Association will be hosting a ranch tour on Tuesday, August 9, 2016.  Cattle producers from the tri-state region are invited to participate in this sponsored event.

    The tour will begin near Graceville at 9:30 AM Central Time, and will include a hamburger lunch, and conclude around 3:00 PM near Chipley.  Carpooling …

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    Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2016/07/29/jackson-county-to-host-cattlemens-tour-august-9/

    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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    Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2016/07/29/satsumas-return-to-north-florida/

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