In this Issue:
  • 2017 Carinata Summit March 29-31
  • Private/Core Pesticide Applicator Training- February 22
  • Alabama Cooperative Extension offers Training for use of Dicamba and 2,4-D Resistant Crops
  • Central Panhandle Pesticide Training Series – March 13, 14, 16, 17
  • Timber Tax Workshops for Landowners, Foresters, Accountants, and Attorneys – January 23, 26, or 31
  • Tri-State Cucurbit Meeting – January 19
  • Fall Cattle Seminar September 15
  • Forestry Seminar June 30
  • Seminar

    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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    Private/Core Pesticide Applicator Training- February 22

    Are you in need of CEUs for renewal of your restricted use pesticide license? If you do not have a license, are you interested in obtaining one?

    UF/IFAS Jackson County Extension will be offering restricted use pesticide applicator training on February 22nd  in two separate sessions, to accommodate the varying needs of participants.  …

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    Alabama Cooperative Extension offers Training for use of Dicamba and 2,4-D Resistant Crops

    Alabama Cooperative Extension will offer training for anyone who will be applying auxin herbicides to dicamba or 2,4-D tolerant crops. While mandatory for Alabama farmers, Florida farmers can also attend these educational classes.  See the table below for the date, time, and location closest to you.  All Alabama producers that are planning on using this …

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    Central Panhandle Pesticide Training Series – March 13, 14, 16, 17

    The Central Panhandle Pesticide Training Series is an annual collaboration between Holmes, Washington, Jackson, and Calhoun County Extension Agents. Anyone interested in obtaining a restricted use pesticide license or CEUs for an existing license is welcome to attend.  This year’s series will be held in Bonifay at the Holmes County Extension Office. CEUs and …

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    Timber Tax Workshops for Landowners, Foresters, Accountants, and Attorneys – January 23, 26, or 31

    The Alabama Cooperative Extension System is offering workshops on income tax issues related to owning timberland and the production of forest products. The following topics will be covered:

    • Tax aspects of acquiring land
    • Allocating basis
    • Setting up timber accounts
    • Using separately identifiable properties
    • Calculating depletion allowance
    • Reporting income from harvesting timber
    • Reporting the cost of …

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    Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2017/01/20/timber-tax-workshops-for-landowners-foresters-accountants-and-attorneys-january-23-26-or-31/

    Tri-State Cucurbit Meeting – January 19

     

    The 2017 Tri-State Cucurbit Meeting will be held on Thursday, January 19, at the Jackson County Agricultural Conference Center, 2741 Pennsylvania Avenue, Marianna, Florida.

    Registration opens at 7:30 AM (Central Time) and the event will end with a sponsored lunch. This meeting will provide the latest research information for commercial growers of watermelons, cantaloupe, …

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    Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2016/12/16/tri-state-cucurbit-meeting-thursday-january-19/

    Fall Cattle Seminar September 15

    Thursday, September 15, 2016 4:00 – 7:30 PM Central Time
    Paxton Ag Center – 22036 Hwy 331 North – Paxton, FL 32567

    Fee: $5.00 – Steak Dinner Included

    There are roughly 13,000 head of cattle in Walton County, making them an important part of agricultural in Walton County.  The University …

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    Forestry Seminar June 30

    Forestry Seminar

    Thursday, June 30, 2016
    Walton County Extension Office

    9:45 am2:00 pm

    Come learn about the latest on forest herbicides, cogon grass control, predicting future growth of your southern pines, cost-share programs and grazing livestock in the pines. Agenda

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