Crop Production Meeting 2016

Okaloosa and Walton county farmers are invited to attend the annual Crop Production Meeting.  A meal will be provided thanks to generous sponsors.  Please RSVP by February 2nd at 850-689-5850. February 4, 2016 5:45PM-8:00PM Okaloosa County Extension Office 3098 Airport Road Crestview, FL  32539 Agenda: 5:45pm-6:10pm     Welcome and Dinner 6:10pm-7:00pm     New Technologies in Weed Management—Dr. Ramon …

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Wild about Deer: Game Processing Program

When hunting, food safety begins in the field.  The goal is to have safe meat for you and your family to eat.  Here are a few ways to keep your food safe: Shot placement – that’s right. Food safety begins with an accurate shot. Your goal should be to prevent the contents of the digestive …

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2015 Fall Cattle Seminar

University of Florida IFAS Extension in cooperation with the Panhandle Cattlemen’s Association is pleased to announce the: 2015 Fall Cattle Seminar September 10, 2015 3:45-7:15pm  Paxton Ag Center 22036 HWY 331 North, Paxton, FL RSVP to haneyc@ufl.edu or 850-892-8172 Cost is $5 For more information:  2015 Fall Cattle Seminar Flyer

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Pasture Management Series

May 7, 2015 (6-8pm) Forages 101 Grazing Management May 14, 2015 (6-8pm) Hay Quality Weeds including toxic weeds University of Florida IFAS Okaloosa County Extension Office 3098 Airport Road Crestview, Fl Cost is $20 for the series. RSVP: 850-689-5850 or bearden@ufl.edu or Register online  

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Pond Management Workshops 2015

We will help you identify and manage pond vegetation.

Two Programs to Choose From: April 28, 20159am-Noon Okaloosa County Extension Office 3098 Airport Road Crestview, Fl Cost is $10 per person 2.0 Aquatic or Private Ag CEUs Topics: · Aquatic Weed Control · Fish and Vegetation Management RSVP to 689-5850 or bearden@ufl.edu Pay with Credit Card April 28, 20156pm-8pmWalton County Extension Office 732 North 9th St …

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Cool Season Forage Field Day

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April 16, 2015 3-7pm Cost is $10 per person A meal is included in the cost. Please RSVP by Monday, April 13th by calling 850-689-5850 or emailing bearden@ufl.edu The field day will be held at Donnie Fling’s Farm on Lake Ella Road, Crestview. Map to Field Day Location

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AgSave$ Workshop Series

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On February 23, 2015, 93 folks in the Agriculture Industry assembled to kick-off a new initiative, AgSave$, to bring personal finance education such as estate planning, succession planning, and protecting assets to farmers, ranchers and agriculture producers in Florida.  The AgSave$ program is a cooperation between Agriculture and Family and Consumer Sciences Faculty in the …

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Chufas

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Chufas – Wild turkeys love chufas.  Chufa is a perennial sedge that produces small tubers underground.  The top of the plant looks like a grass.  Chufa is an African variety of nutsedge.  Some nutsedge varieties can be a weed but chufas do not grow aggressively enough to become a problem. Chufas in our area should …

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2015 Crop Production Meeting

Crop Production Meeting February 19, 2015 5:45-8pm Gerald R. Edmondson Agricultural Building 3098 Airport Road Crestview, FL RSVP by calling 850-689-5850 or emailing bearden@ufl.edu Agenda  5:45pm-6:10pm     Welcome and Dinner   6:10pm-7:00pm   “Disease Control for 2015” Dr. Nicholas Dufault, Extension Plant Pathologist, UF/IFAS Participants will learn how to identify common peanut, cotton, and soybean diseases.  They …

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Who Gets The Farm?

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Farm families face unique issues concerning retirement and succession planning (who will get and/or run the farm when the farmer is no longer farming).  Farming involves so much planning, implementing and evaluating of farming methods that sometimes farmers overlook the retirement and succession planning part of the job.  But farmers shouldn’t overlook this important aspect …

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