Explore Panhandle Farms at the 12th Annual Farm Tour

Explore Panhandle Farms at the 12th Annual Farm Tour

Despite the summer-like temperatures we are experiencing as we begin the month of October, fall weather really is right around the corner. And there is no better way to celebrate the change in seasons than to go outside and discover local farms and food systems. When...
Sunbelt Ag Expo October 15-17

Sunbelt Ag Expo October 15-17

The Sunbelt Ag Expo is coming up October 15-17 in Moultrie, GA – make plans to attend “North America’s Premier Farm Show”®. While you are at the Expo stop by the UF/IFAS building. This year the UF/IFAS building will feature five educational, interactive...
Tung Oil Tree Workshop & Tour – October 24

Tung Oil Tree Workshop & Tour – October 24

Tung oil production was once a thriving industry in the area, with 14,000 acres of orchards in north Florida, until a series of late of frosts and Hurricane Camille brought demise. Recently, increased international demand for the high value oil and development the...
Friday Feature:  Highlights from the 2019 UF Peanut Field Day

Friday Feature: Highlights from the 2019 UF Peanut Field Day

This week’s featured video was produced by the Panhandle Ag Extension Team.  This video provides a brief overview of the topics discussed at the 2019 UF/IFAS Peanut Field Day, that was held Thursday, August 15, 2019, at the North Florida Research and Education...
2019 Florida Pecan Field Day – October 3

2019 Florida Pecan Field Day – October 3

The annual Florida Pecan Field Day and Florida Pecan Growers Association Annual Meeting will be held on October 3, 2019 at the UF/IFAS Jefferson County Extension Office, 2729 W. Washington Highway, Monticello, Florida. All pecan growers are invited to attend....
Plastic Mulch Retrieval Equipment Evaluation

Plastic Mulch Retrieval Equipment Evaluation

About a month ago I was lucky enough to attend North Carolina State’s Tomato Field Day, at the Mountain Horticultural Crops Research and Extension Center in Mills River, NC.  Every summer crowds flock from all over the Southeast to learn what’s new in the world of...