In this Issue:
  • 2017 Carinata Summit March 29-31
  • 2017 Panhandle Row Crop Short Course Presentations and Highlights
  • 2017 Beef Conference Presentations and Highlights
  • Georgia Citrus Association Annual Meeting – February 27
  • 2017 EscaRosa Crop Production Meeting – February 28
  • 2017 Panhandle Row Crop Short Course – March 2
  • Farm Day 2017 – February 1
  • Atmore AL Cotton Production Meeting – February 14
  • Atmore AL Peanut Production Meeting – February 22
  • Panhandle Hay Production Conference and Trade Show – January 25
  • Production Meeting

    2017 Carinata Summit March 29-31

    Brassica Carinata Summit March 29-31, 2017

    North Florida Research and Education Center – Quincy Florida
    155 Research Road, Quincy, FL 32351

    This three-day conference will focus on the latest research on varieties, pest management, and production of carinata, an alternative bio-fuel crop with real potential for southeastern production.  Speakers will focus on: …

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    2017 Panhandle Row Crop Short Course Presentations and Highlights

    The annual Panhandle Row Crop Short Course was hosted by Jackson County Extension on Thursday, March 2, 2017.  Extension Specialists from Florida, Georgia, and Alabama spoke to attendees providing production recommendations and various management tips for row crops farmers. Continuing education units (CEUs) were offered at the event for those with a restricted use pesticide license (Florida, …

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    2017 Beef Conference Presentations and Highlights

    The 32nd annual Northwest Florida Beef Conference & Trade Show was held on February 8, 2017 in Marianna, at the Jackson County Extension Office.  Five speakers provided information to help beef cattle ranchers focus on “Crucial Management in Challenging Times.”  In addition to the presentations, there were 28 companies and organizations that provide products, equipment, …

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    Georgia Citrus Association Annual Meeting – February 27

    The Georgia Citrus Association will be holding their annual meeting on February 27 from 9 AM to 3 PM in Tifton, at the UGA Tifton Campus Conference Center, 15 RDC Rd., Tifton, GA 31794.  General Admission tickets are $15 and include lunch and tours.  Please register by February 20, by visiting this link:  

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    2017 EscaRosa Crop Production Meeting – February 28

    Farmers from Northwest Florida and surrounding areas are invited to attend the 2017 Crop Production Meeting to be held on Tuesday, February 28. The meeting will be hosted by UF/IFAS Extension, Santa Rosa and Escambia Counties, at the Jay Community Center, 5259 Booker Lane, Jay, FL. Registration begins at 7:00 AM (CST) with the meeting …

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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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    Farm Day 2017 – February 1

    Florida and Alabama row crop farmers are welcomed to attend the 2017 Farm Day program on February 1st at Grace Fellowship Church, 1412 E Nashville Avenue in Atmore. Thanks to generous agribusiness support, the event is free. Registration starts at 8 am.

    Topics to be discussed are as follows:

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    Atmore AL Cotton Production Meeting – February 14

    The annual Auburn Cotton Production meeting will be held on  February 14, 2017 at Grace Fellowship Church, located on 1412 East Nashville Avenue in Atmore, AL.

    A great line up of speakers will share on the following topics:

    • 2017 Crops Update
    • Variety Comparisons
    • Scouting
    • New Chemistry
    • What we learned from 2016

    The meeting starts …

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    Atmore AL Peanut Production Meeting – February 22

    Alabama and Florida farmers are welcomed to join us for the Atmore Peanut Production meeting on February 22 at 11:00 am.  The meeting will be held at Grace Fellowship Church, 1412 East Nashville Avenue in Atmore, AL.

    Topics that will be covered:

    • Market Outlook
    • Variety Selection
    • Insect Control
    • Disease Update

    All are welcomed, but …

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    Panhandle Hay Production Conference and Trade Show – January 25

    Regardless of weather conditions, the ability to supply ample and nutritious forage is critical for livestock production.  Learn more about this topic at the Hay Production Conference and Trade Show on Wednesday, January 25, 2017, at the Holmes County Ag Center, 1169 E Hwy 90, Bonifay FL.  Presentation topics will include: Fertility and Relative …

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