In this Issue:
  • Moisture Monitoring, Cover Crops, and Best Management Practices Field Day – August 10
  • Certified Pile Burner Course – August 30 & September 13
  • Pecan Field Day – September 12 – Monticello
  • 2017 NFREC Beef & Forage Field Day – September 15
  • August Cattle & Forage Management Reminders
  • Beekeeping in the Panhandle Summer Series – Starts August 17th
  • Big Bend Pesticide Training Series- Sept. 18-22
  • Jackson Cattlemen’s Tour July 21
  • Peanut Field Day- August 17th (CEUs Available)
  • Gulf Coast Crop Protection Tour July 6
  • Educational Training

    Moisture Monitoring, Cover Crops, and Best Management Practices Field Day – August 10

    Please join us on the morning of August 10th for a Moisture Monitoring, Cover Crops, and Best Management Practices Field Day hosted by UF/IFAS Santa Rosa Extension.  The event will take place from 8:00 am to 9:30 at Mickey Diamond’s Farm: 3270 Scarborough Road near Jay, Florida.

    The following topics will be covered:

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    Certified Pile Burner Course – August 30 & September 13

    The Florida Forest Service (FFS) and UF/IFAS Extension Service will be conducting a Certified Pile Burners Course on Wednesday, August 30 in Milton, and Wednesday, September 13, 2017 in Marianna and in Madison, FL.  (This course is also being offered in other areas of the state.  Check the website for the closest training …

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    Pecan Field Day – September 12 – Monticello

    Harvest time is just around the corner for Florida pecan growers. Producers will meet in Monticello on Tuesday, September 12, 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 …

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    2017 NFREC Beef & Forage Field Day – September 15

    Friday, September 15, 2017 UF/IFAS NFREC Beef Research Unit
    (One mile west of Greenwood, FL on Hwy 162)

    Cattle producers are invited to visit the UF/IFAS North Florida Research and Education Center, near Marianna, for a Beef and Forage Field Day to be held at the beef Research Unit on Friday, September 15.  …

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    August 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.  …

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    Beekeeping in the Panhandle Summer Series – Starts August 17th

    The UF/IFAS Extension Panhandle Agriculture Team is pleased to offer three intermediate level beekeeping classes.  These classes will be offered via interactive web-conferencing at a number of Extension Offices across North Florida and will be taught by state and nationally recognized specialists.  This summer series will be Thursday evenings from 6-7:30 pm Central Time, 7-8:30 …

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    Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2017/07/28/beekeeping-in-the-panhandle-summer-series-starts-august-17th/

    Big Bend Pesticide Training Series- Sept. 18-22


    Hosted at the UF/IFAS Leon County Extension Office
    615 Paul Russell Road, Tallahassee, FL 32301

    The Big Bend Pesticide Training Series is a multi-county collaboration between Gadsden, Leon, Jefferson, and Wakulla Extension agents. This series of workshops will rotate between the four host counties on a yearly basis. They will serve both as …

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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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    Peanut Field Day- August 17th (CEUs Available)

    The annual Peanut Field Day will be held at the Marianna North Florida Research and Education Center (NFREC) on Thursday, August 17, 2017 starting with registration at 7:45 AM (CDT) and ending with a sponsored lunch at the nearby Sunland Pavilion.

    CEUs will be available at registration. This event has been approved for …

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    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/

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