Tag Archive: October

Integrating Perennial Peanut into Bahia Pasture Field Day October 9

Research trials currently being conducted at the NFREC Marianna are evaluating methods for integrating perennial peanut into bahiagrass pastures for improved cattle and pasture performance. Photo credit: Jose Dubeux The University of Florida has conducted several research and on-farm trials to evaluate the potential integration of perennial peanut into bahiagrass pastures.  One of their on-farm …

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New UF/IFAS Fact Sheets added to EDIS in October

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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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/11/15/new-ufifas-fact-sheets-added-to-edis-in-october/

October Panhandle Weather Summary

October National Weather Service provides rainfall estimates show the variation in rainfall across the Florida Panhandle.  The areas in red received more than 5″ and the areas in green less than 2″. The National Weather Service rainfall estimates for October show the variation in rainfall across the Panhandle.  The areas of red in the graphic …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/11/08/october-panhandle-weather-summary/

Strawberries for the Home Garden Tuesday October 28

Strawberries for the Home Garden Tuesday October 28, 2014 UF IFAS Extension Washington County Learn how to grow strawberries in the Florida fall home garden ! Where: Washington County Ag Center East Wing Conference Room 1424 Jackson Ave. Chipley, FL 32428 When: Tuesday October 28th , 2014 6:00pm-8:00pm Cost: $ 10.00. Refreshments Served Limit 30 participants …

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Vegetable Crops Management Class October 24-25

The University of Florida will provide an introductory commercial vegetable crop production course. The Vegetable Crops Management Class will be held at the North Florida Research and Education Center located in Quincy, Florida on Friday, October 24, 2014 beginning at 4:00PM Eastern Time, and ending at 4:00 PM on Saturday, October 25, 2014. Topics to …

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South Florida Beef Reproduction School October 6-9

Alvin C. Warnick Beef Reproductive Management School Buck Island – MacArthur Agro-Ecology Research Center, 300 Buck Island Ranch Rd. Lake Placid, FL October 6-9, 2014 4 The South Florida Beef-Forage Program is proud to host the Alvin C. Warnick Reproductive Management Course, sponsored by the UF/IFAS Florida Cooperative Extension Service and conducted in conjunction with …

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Free BQA Certification Training through October 31

Cattle ranchers have a great training opportunity for both themselves, and their employees.  For a limited time, Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc (BIVI) is covering the cost of up to $ 50 per person, for Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) training.  BQA is more than just giving shots correctly.  BQA means training everyone who works in the …

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UF/IFAS Beef & Forage Field Day October 3

Friday, October 3, 2014 UF/IFAS NFREC Beef Research Unit (One mile west of Greenwood, FL on Hwy 162) Beef cattle producers find themselves challenged by rising input costs. Given the magnitude of increased expenses, producers are intently focused on the bottom line while seeking both economic and production efficiencies. In response, the University of Florida …

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October 13 Weather Summary and Winter Forecast

October 2013 was another dry month like September.  October is normally a low rainfall month in the Florida Panhandle, but this year’s edition was even drier than normal with an average across the 5 stations of only 1.3″.  The FAWN Station at Monticello recorded the lowest rainfall, with only 0.5″.  The high total for October …

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Forest Certification Workshop October 17

Forestry and Natural Resource Professionals, Voluntary participation in forest certification programs is growing in Southeastern United States. Forest managers and forest industry representatives need access to current information on these programs. To meet this need, the University of Florida IFAS is organizing and hosting a one-day workshop for foresters, managers of wood using mills, wood …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/10/05/forest-certification-workshop-october-17/

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