Monthly Archive: January 2012

Watermelon/Curcurbit Meeting February 7 Chipley

Tri-state Cucurbit Meeting February 7, 2012 Washington County Ag Center 1424 Jackson Ave   Chilpey, FL 32428 8:30 AM Registration – 9:00 AM program begins – 4:15 PM adjourn 1 CORE and 2 Private Applicator CEU’s Presentation Topics: Disease Control Fertilization Pesticide handling Applying pesticides correctly Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) Insect managment Varieity Update For more …

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Row Crop Short Course March 1

Panhandle Row Crop Short Course and Trade Show The Row Crop Short Course and Trade Show will be held on Thursday, March 1 at the Jackson County Agriculture Conference Center, located at 2741 Pennsylvania Avenue in Marianna, Florida.  Registration and the Trade Show will open at 7:30 AM with the program starting at 8:00 AM …

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Timber Marketing Seminar

Forest Stewardship Workshop: Grow Timber Revenue March 15, 2012   9 am – 3 pm CT Washington County Extension Office 1424 Jackson Avenue, Chipley, FL 32428. This program will provide guidance on timber management and marketing strategies that can increase returns from harvests, reduce costs and encourage forest management for its many benefits. Download the flyer: …

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Holmes Restricted Pesticide CEU Training in Holmes County

CORE, Private, and Lawn & Ornamental Applicator Training  Pest Control Training for a Restricted-Use Pesticide Applicator January 26, 2012  –  Holmes County Ag Center – 1173 E. Hwy 90 Bonifay, FL 32425 8:00 A.M. – 12:15 P.M. (Central Time) Agenda 8:00 A.M. Registration (Holmes Co. Ag. Center) 8:15 Safety, Storage, and Handling of Pesticides – Andy …

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NW FL Beef Conference & Trade Show

Keeping Beef Herds Sustainable with rising input costs.

Northwest Florida Beef Conference & Trade Show The 27th annual Northwest Florida Beef Conference and Trade Show will be held on Wednesday, February 22 at the Jackson County Agriculture Conference Center, located at 2741 Pennsylvania Avenue, Mariana, Florida.  The event begins with Registration and the Trade Show open at 7:30 AM central time.  The Program …

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New Publication on Bracken Fern Control in Pastures

Bracken Fern

Bracken Fern Control in Pastures (SSAGR357/AG366) Bracken fern is a poisonous plant common along tree lines, in forest openings, and around building borders. Animals will consume it when adequate forage is not available. Learn more in this 2-page fact sheet was written by J. Ferrell, B. Sellers, and T. Wilson, and published by the UF …

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Florida Bull Test Sale

2012 Florida Bull Test Sale January 14, 2012 at the NFREC Beef Unit in Marianna, FL The 12th Florida Bull Test was conducted at the University of Florida North Florida Research and Education center in Marianna. There were 63 consignments from 22 consignors from Florida, Alabama, Georgia, and North Carolina. There were 35 Angus, 2 …

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Palmer Pigweed Control in Row Crops Seminar

 Palmer Pigweed Control: What Works, What Doesn’t, and What’s New Dr. Jason (Jay) Ferrell, University of Florida Extension Weed Specialist Will Discuss Palmer Pigweed Control & Answer Questions January 18, 2012  10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. central time Join us for this free presentation & Lunch at the Altha Community Center 15552 NW Smith Road, Altha, …

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2011 Marianna UF/IFAS FAWN Station Weather Summary

2011 Weather Summary

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