Jennifer Bearden

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Name: Jennifer Bearden
Date registered: February 28, 2012

Biography

Agriculture Extension Agent Okaloosa County

Latest posts

  1. Fall Armyworms marching through wildlife food plots — August 24, 2016
  2. Crop Production Meeting 2016 — January 21, 2016
  3. Wild about Deer: Game Processing Program — October 19, 2015
  4. 2015 Fall Cattle Seminar — August 18, 2015
  5. Pasture Management Series — April 15, 2015

Most commented posts

  1. Pigeon Fever Cases Confirmed in Northwest Florida — 11 comments
  2. What are those evil looking weeds in my yard and pastures? — 2 comments
  3. Kudzu Bugs Invading Okaloosa County — 2 comments
  4. Pigeon Fever Program Video — 2 comments
  5. Pesticide CORE Training — 1 comment

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Fall Armyworms marching through wildlife food plots

armyworm

Fall armyworms were found this week in clover food plots in Okaloosa County.  This pest can completely defoliate a field in an about a week. They have a wide range of host plants such as grasses, clovers, cotton, soybeans, corn, peanuts, and tomatoes. Fall Armyworms overwinter in southern Florida and southern Texas. The moths or …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/ag/2016/08/24/fall-armyworms-marching-through-wildlife-food-plots/

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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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/ag/2016/01/21/crop-production-meeting-2016/

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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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/ag/2015/10/19/wild-about-deer-game-processing-program/

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

Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/ag/2015/08/18/2015-fall-cattle-seminar/

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  

Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/ag/2015/04/15/pasture-management-series/

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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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/ag/2015/04/03/pond-management-workshops-2015/

Cool Season Forage Field Day

foragefieldday

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

Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/ag/2015/04/02/395/

AgSave$ Workshop Series

agsaves

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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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/ag/2015/03/03/agsave-workshop-series/

Chufas

chufas

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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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/ag/2015/02/13/chufas/

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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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/ag/2015/01/27/2015-crop-production-meeting/

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