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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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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/07/30/the-2013-seed-workshop-saving-seed-saving-farms-enabling-sustainability/

Small Farms field day a great success!

The Gulf Coast Small Farms and Alternative Enterprises inaugural event was a great success!  Over 80 people came out and took part in the field day that included stops about food safety regulations, drip and orchard irrigation, trap crops, construction of hydroponic lettuce float beds, and greenhouse hydroponic production.  Check out the photos and video from the …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/05/18/small-farms-field-day-a-great-success/

Gulf Coast Small Farms – Spring Field Day – May 10

  UF/IFAS NW District Extension agents and the UF/IFAS West Florida Research and Education Center have joined forces to provide relevant hands on training for the Small Farmers of northwest Florida and surrounding areas by developing the Gulf Coast Small Farms and Alternative Enterprises program.  This Spring Field Day will be a sneak peek at what the program will …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/04/12/gulf-coast-small-farms-spring-field-day-may-10-2/

Gulf Coast Small Farms – Spring Field Day – May 10

UF/IFAS NW District Extension agents and the UF/IFAS West Florida Research and Education Center have joined forces to provide relevant hands on training for the Small Farmers of northwest Florida and surrounding areas by developing the Gulf Coast Small Farms and Alternative Enterprises program.  This Spring Field Day will be a sneak peek at what the program will offer …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/03/23/gulf-coast-small-farms-spring-field-day-may-10/

Japanese Peanut Buyers tour Ford Farms

Japanese peanut buyers toured Larry Ford’s farm in Jackson County and saw peanuts being harvested. Japanese Peanut buyers toured the Tri-state area the last week of September.  They toured peanut processing facilities in Donalsonville, Georgia, a peanut buying point near Dothan, Alabama and, in between, stopped at Larry Ford’s Farm in Jackson County to see peanuts being harvested. …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2012/09/28/japanese-peanut-buyers-tour-ford-farms/

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