Tag Archive: February

Veteran & Small Farmer Seminar February 16

Please Join Us! February 16, 2016 9 am – 2 pm Jefferson County Country Club 648 Boston Hwy – Monticello, Florida 32344 Launching and sustaining a successful business takes a wealth of resources.  Attend this local workshop to become more aware of the resources and assistance available to veteran and small farmers. Workshop Agenda 9:00 …

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Alabama-Florida Peanut Trade Show February 11

PEANUT GROWERS Register to win more than $ 20,000 in prizes at the AL/FL Peanut Trade Show Dothan, Alabama Registration & Trade Show open at 8:30 a.m. Door Prizes Catered Lunch More than 80 exhibitors Seed & Production Seminar The annual Alabama-Florida Peanut Trade Show is fast approaching. This year’s show will be held Thursday, …

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West Florida Crop Production Meeting February 11

Join us for the West Florida Crop Production Meeting on February 11, 2016 at the Jay Community Center (5259 Booker Lane Jay, Florida 32565). Registration begins at 7:45 am and the meeting will begin at 8:00 am. Speakers from the University of Florida, University of Georgia, and government agencies will provide updates on their research …

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Farm Day 2016 February 4

  Join us for Farm Day on February 4, 2016 at Grace Fellowship Church (1412 East Nashville Avenue, Atmore, Alabama).  Registration starts at 8:00 am, and the first session will begin at 8:30.  Speakers from Auburn University, University of Florida, University of Georgia, and government agencies will provide updates on their research and practical information …

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2016 Gulf Coast Agritourism & Ecotourism Business Development Conference February 18-19

Join us for the 2016 Gulf Coast Agritourism & Ecotourism Business Development Conference in beautiful Pensacola, Florida. A dynamic group of speakers will be providing relevant information to aid with tourism-based business start-up, for established businesses, or even the development of future plans. Registration is only $ 25!!! This is a  tremendous value that includes …

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2016 Northwest Florida beef Conference & Trade Show February 10

2015 Beef Conference presentations The 31st annual Northwest Florida Beef Conference and Trade Show will be held on Wednesday, February 10th, in the Agriculture Conference Center, at the Jackson County Extension Office, located at 2741 Penn Avenue, Marianna, Florida. Registration and the Trade Show open at 7:30 AM central time, the program starts at 8:15 AM, …

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New Fact Sheets Added to EDIS in February

The University of Florida IFAS Extension offers a database of fact sheets available for free download on the Internet called EDIS (Electronic Data Information Source) that has many publications of interest to farmers and ranchers in Northwest Florida. Each fact sheet has a PDF or printer friendly link in the top left corner. The following are just a few …

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January & February Weather Summary and Spring Forecast

The National Weather Service rainfall estimates for January and February. The Western counties in the Panhandle received much lower rainfall totals than the eastern counties in January and February 2015.  Portions of Bay, Franklin, Gulf, Wakulla and Jefferson had more than 10″ in the first two months of 2015. FAWN Station Summary Just as the …

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Invasive Species of the Day (February 25): Coral Ardisia and Wild Hogs

Coral Ardisia (Ardisia crenata):   Attractive red berries entice homeowners to use as a landscape plant but coral ardisia can quickly dominate adjacent natural areas. photo courtesy of Les Harrison Coral ardisia is also known as coral berry, spice berry, and scratchthroat. It was introduced into Florida in the early 1900’s for ornamental purposes. In the …

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Invasive Species of the Day (February 25): Coral Ardisia and Wild Hogs

Coral Ardisia (Ardisia crenata):   Attractive red berries entice homeowners to use as a landscape plant but coral ardisia can quickly dominate adjacent natural areas. photo courtesy of Les Harrison Coral ardisia is also known as coral berry, spice berry, and scratchthroat. It was introduced into Florida in the early 1900’s for ornamental purposes. In the …

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