In this Issue:
  • Exploring Opportunities in Agritourism in North Florida – September 30
  • Farm Food Safety Workshops – October 5 & 26
  • Invasive Exotic Species and Control Workshop – September 28
  • Big Bend Pesticide Training Series- Sept. 18-22
  • Soil Moisture Sensor Workshop – June 21
  • Mead Making Workshop – June 17
  • Pond Weed Management Workshop June 8th
  • Forest Stewardship Workshop : Sell Your Timber for What it’s Worth – May 25
  • Do the New Food Safety Standards Apply to Your Farm?
  • Genomics Workshop for Cattle Producers – March 23
  • Workshop

    Exploring Opportunities in Agritourism in North Florida – September 30

    UF IFAS North Florida Research and Education Center

    155 Research Road – Quincy, FL 32351

    Saturday, September 30, 2017

    8:00 AM – 4:30 PM Eastern Time

    Eventbrite Registration

    Call 850-875-7100 for more information

    Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2017/09/15/exploring-opportunities-in-agritourism-in-north-florida-september-30/

    Farm Food Safety Workshops – October 5 & 26

    Two Farm Food Safety Workshops are scheduled for October in the Panhandle.  A Building Your Own Farm’s Food Safety Manual Workshop is scheduled for October 5th in Crestview and a Produce Safety Alliance (PSA) Grower Training is scheduled for October 26 in Marianna.  The PSA Grower Training curriculum is …

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    Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2017/09/08/farm-food-safety-workshops-october-5-26/

    Invasive Exotic Species and Control Workshop – September 28

    The Six Rivers Cooperative Invasive Species Management Area (CISMA) group and the Florida Forest Stewardship Program will offer an Invasive Exotic Species and Control Workshop on September 28, 2017; 9:00 am to 3:00 pm Central. This one day workshop will be held at the UF/IFAS Okaloosa County Extension Office, 3098 Airport Rd, Crestview, Florida 32539. …

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    Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2017/08/25/invasive-exotic-species-and-control-workshop-september-28/

    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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    Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2017/07/28/big-bend-pesticide-training-series-sept-18-22/

    Soil Moisture Sensor Workshop – June 21

    The Jackson County Extension Office will host a soil moisture sensor workshop on June 21, 2017. The address is 2741 Penn Ave, Marianna FL 32448. The workshop will feature both indoor and outdoor components where participants will learn about three types of soil moisture sensors that can be valuable tools to improve irrigation …

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    Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2017/06/09/soil-moisture-sensor-workshop-june-21/

    Mead Making Workshop – June 17

    The Jackson County Master Gardeners are hosting a Mead Making Workshop on Saturday, June 17 at the Jackson County Agricultural Center Classroom, 2741 Penn Avenue, Marianna, FL. Registration opens at 8:30 AM (Central Time) and the event will end at 2:00 PM.

    Mead is an alcoholic beverage made from fermenting honey. Mead is described …

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    Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2017/06/02/mead-making-workshop-june-17/

    Pond Weed Management Workshop June 8th

    A pond can be a source of great enjoyment or great frustration for a landowner. Excessive growth of aquatic plants can be one of the surest ways to tip the scales from enjoyment to frustration. Pond weeds can alter the aesthetics of a pond and have a negative impact on recreational activities, like fishing and …

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    Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2017/05/05/pond-weed-management-workshop-june-8th/

    Forest Stewardship Workshop : Sell Your Timber for What it’s Worth – May 25

    May 25, 2017 9:00 am– 2:00 pm ET UF/IFAS North Florida Research and Education Center
    155 Research Road, Quincy, FL,32351

    Join us to learn the necessary steps to get the best return on your timber investment and meet your forest management objectives. This workshop will cover local timber markets, the …

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    Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2017/04/07/forest-stewardship-workshop-sell-your-timber-for-what-its-worth-may-25/

    Do the New Food Safety Standards Apply to Your Farm?

    If you are a produce farmer, you should have heard about the Food Safety Modernization Act, or FSMA, by now. This act, which was passed in 2011, is considered the largest update to food safety regulation in over 80 years.

    The proposed produce safety rule under the FSMA is very robust, establishing the minimum …

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    Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2017/03/31/do-the-new-food-safety-standards-apply-to-your-farm/

    Genomics Workshop for Cattle Producers – March 23

    Over the last decade, cattle production has experienced technological growth unmatched in the industry’s history. Currently, cattle producers are faced with making management decisions on how to integrate these advancements into their operations, and determining if they will increase profitability.

    Two of the largest areas of technological advancements have come in the field of genomics …

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    Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2017/03/03/genomics-workshop-for-cattle-producers-march-23/

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