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July: National Ice Cream Month

July is National Ice Cream Month July: National Ice Cream Month Why not start this month off with a treat! In 1984, President Ronald Reagan declared July as National Ice Cream Month and the third Sunday in July (July 19th) as National Ice Cream Day! Actually, the whole month of July is supposed to be …

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2015 Corn Field Day: Friday July 24th

UF/IFAS West Florida Research and Education Center will hold the 2015 Field Corn Field Day on Friday, July 24th from 10-noon.  This year, topics will include the Corn Variety Trial and Demonstration, Environmentally Smart Nitrogen (ESN) and urea blends, and Fertilizer Application Timing for corn production.  Come see how varieties from Dyna Gro, Monsanto-Dekalb, Croplan, Syngenta, Pioneer, Terral, and Augusta …

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Get a “Bang” Out of July 4 Safely

Photo Credit: Chris Luczkow, www.flickr.com The bright, beautiful colors of a fireworks displays are a sight to behold and the highlight of July 4 celebrations across the country. But, it’s important to be careful when selecting and using fireworks for your family’s celebration. The National Council on Fireworks Safety offers these consumer safety tips: Check …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/06/26/get-a-bang-out-of-july-4-safely/

Sunbelt Ag Expo Field Day July 9

Farmers can get the latest and most pertinent Agricultural research and technologies information at the Sunbelt Expo Field Day scheduled for July 9, 2015 at the Darrell Williams Research Farm, located at the Expo Show Site. The goal of the Darrell Williams Research Farm is to provide farmers and agribusinessmen with the opportunity to combine …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/06/06/sunbelt-ag-expo-field-day-july-9/

New EDIS Publications Added in July

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 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 …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/08/16/new-edis-publications-added-in-july/

July 2014 Panhandle Weather Summary

July was another typical summer month with wide variation in rainfall totals across the Panhandle.  The graphic above shows the National Weather Service’s estimates for rainfall totals for July 2014.  Portions of Escambia, Santa Rosa,and Walton Counties received over 10″ for the month, while portions of Jackson, Gadsden, and Leon Counties had less than 2″ …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/08/09/july-2014-panhandle-weather-summary/

West Florida Field Corn Variety Tour July 29

TUESDAY, JULY 29, 2014 • 10:00 AM – Noon UF/IFAS WEST FLORIDA RESEARCH AND EDUCATION CENTER 4253 Experiment Road – Highway 182 Jay, Florida 32565 The UF/IFAS Panhandle Agriculture Extension Team will be hosting a Field Corn Variety Tour on Tuesday, July 29th, at the West Florida Research Education Center near Jay, Florida.  The event …

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Core, Ornamental and Turf Pesticide Training & Exam July 31, 2014

Core, Ornamental and Turf Pesticide Training & Exam July 31, 2014 8:00 am – 5:00 pm ***** 2 CEUs available in CORE and 2 CEUs available in O&T***** Location: Washington County Extension Office, at the  Agriculture Center 1424 Jackson Ave. Chipley, Fl. Suite A East Wing Conference Room   To Register Contact Matt or Cynthia at …

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Consumer Concerns with Animal Agriculture Webinar July 17

You are invited to attend: Easy as PIE webinar series Demystifying animal agriculture & building consumer trust Thursday, July 17 – 2-3 PM Eastern (1-2 PM Central) The average American is now at least three generations removed from production agriculture. This leads to the disconnection between how the public views agriculture and how scientists and …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/06/28/consumer-concerns-with-animal-agriculture-webinar-july-17/

Sunbelt Expo Field Day July 10

The Sunbelt Expo Field Day is scheduled for Thursday, July 10, 2014, beginning at 7:15 am Eastern Time.  Attendees will not only have a chance to learn from the region’s top agricultural consultants and specialists to many of the pertinent areas of agriculture, but they will be able to participate in hands-on demonstrations. We know …

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