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Come Visit UF/IFAS at the 2013 Sunbelt Ag Expo

October 15 – 17, 2013 in Moultrie, GA Each year University of Florida IFAS Extension participates in the annual Sunbelt Ag Expo in Moultrie Georgia. The Sunbelt Ag Expo is the largest agricultural expo in the southeast attended by over 100,000 visitors! In addition to seeing more than 1,200 commercial exhibits and agricultural demonstrations, guests …

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Third Annual UF/IFAS Beekeepers Field Day & Trade Show, Chipley FL, November 2, 2013!

      The Beekeeping trade-show will provide beekeepers of all skill levels and ages a chance to interact with entomologists, beekeepers, real bee hives, and beekeeping equipment vendors. The third annual UF/IFAS Beekeeping Field day and Trade-show is proud to be part of the 2013 Florida State Beekeepers Association Meeting in Chipley Florida.  This …

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September 2013 Panhandle Weather Summary

September weather was a drastic change from the previous two months.  Most farmers were thankful to have a break from the daily rains.  The dryer weather allowed for pesticide applications to beat back fungal diseases enhanced by all the wet weather, but for many fields the fungal diseases had ramped up too far for complete …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/10/05/september-2013-panhandle-weather-summary/

Third Annual UF/IFAS Beekeepers Field Day & Trade Show, Chipley FL, November 2, 2013!

The Beekeeping trade-show will provide beekeepers of all skill levels and ages a chance to interact with entomologists, beekeepers, real bee hives, and beekeeping equipment vendors. The third annual UF/IFAS Beekeeping Field day and Trade-show is proud to be part of the 2013 Florida State Beekeepers Association Meeting in Chipley Florida.  This trade-show event will …

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2013 Cotton Harvest Timing and Defoliation

L-mature boll, R-immature boll The cotton crop is maturing fast and defoliation will soon be underway in many older planted fields. Proper timing of cotton harvest aid applications is important for optimizing both yield and quality of the crop. Defoliation decisions should be based on the crop and the crop environment. Plant maturity is usually …

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Green Industry Update: Fall 2013

  Pesticide training: Being licensed means complying with the law – but it also means you can run your business better and smarter. The licensing course will provide you with information you will use every day – on issues like laws, safety, labeling, and integrated pest management.  Even more, having a license will give you …

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The 2013 Seed Workshop: Saving Seed, Saving Farms, Enabling Sustainability

Announcing… an exciting local workshop coordinated and hosted by the FAMU State-Wide Small Farm Programs in collaboration with the Ekanlaunee Seed Exchange, Leon County Extension, and local small farmers The 2013 Seed Workshop: Saving Seed, Saving Farms, Enabling Sustainability Sunday, August 11, 2013 from 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM (EDT) FAMU VITICULTURE & SMALL FRUIT …

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Short Course North 2013 “From Beaches to Woodlands”

Short Course North 2013 “From Beaches to Woodlands” Date: August 8-9, 2013 Daily Hours: 8 a.m.-4p.m. Sponsored by: Friends of the Gardens of NW FL Florida Federation of Garden Clubs, Inc., University of Florida, IFAS For more info: Ttuttle1954@gmail.com Location: Santa Rosa County Extension Office 6263 Dogwood Drive, Milton, FL 32570 Topics of Study and hands-on …

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New EDIS Fact Sheets added in Spring 2013

EDIS is the University of Florida’s Official website with fact sheets available to download on a wide variety of topics for free. The University of Florida database of fact sheets called EDIS (Electronic Data Information Source) has many publications of interest to farmers and ranchers in Northwest Florida.  http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu  Each fact sheet has a PDF or printer friendly link in …

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2013 Turfgrass Expo & Field Day

There is something for the professional and homeowner at the 19th Annual Turfgrass Expo & Field Day. You’ll see and learn the newest in the areas of lawn grass varieties, weed control and many other topics related to selecting, establishing and maintaining a Florida lawn. This University of Florida/Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) …

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