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Northwest Florida Beef Conference & Trade Show – February 8

The 32nd annual Northwest Florida Beef Conference and Trade Show will be held on Wednesday, February 8th 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, and concludes with a …

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Trade Show Exhibitor Information for the 2017 Beef Conference

Sponsor and Exhibit at the 32nd Annual Beef Conference! If you sell products and services to Beef Cattle Producers in the Florida Panhandle, you won’t want to miss the opportunity to exhibit at this year’s Beef Conference Trade Show. What is the Beef Conference? It is a half-day, University of Florida Extension educational program for …

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2016 Northwest Florida Beef Conference & Trade Show February 10

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. This is a regional educational program for cattle ranchers in the Southeast. Registration and the Trade Show open at 7:30 AM …

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Florida’s Outstanding Tree Farm Tour October 23

  Friday, October 23, 2015 9:00 am–2:00 pm CST Tree Farmers, forest landowners, and forestry and natural resource professionals are invited to join us to tour the award winning Alter-Bevis Farms.  A congratulatory awards luncheon for John and Elizabeth Alter, Florida’s 2015 Outstanding Tree Farmers of the Year will take place following the tour. This …

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Integrating Perennial Peanut into Bahia Pasture Field Day October 9

  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 trials was conducted at Cherokee Ranch, south of Marianna, Florida. Additional research trials are also being conducted at the North Florida Research and Education Center’s (NFREC) Beef Research …

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Mark Your Calenders: Upcoming Events in 2015

Mark your calendars for the Educational Events of interest in the first quarter of 2015. Farm Bill Decisions Training – January 7 or 8 The Farm Bill Decisions Training is designed to help producers and landowners understand the requirements and benefits of participating in the new Farm Bill programs. Meetings will be conducted by University …

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Cattle Reproduction Technology Demonstration

Monday, October 13 – 4:00 to 6:00 PM Cherokee Ranch – 1525 Fairview Rd (CR 167 aka PC Cutoff)   Agenda: New Technology in Cattle Reproduction – Cliff Lamb, UF/IFAS Beef Specialist The Value of Pregnancy Testing – Darren Henry, UF Beef Cattle PhD student Hands-on blood sample collection training New technology has been developed …

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Farm Bill Seminar for Peanut Producers – February 19

FARM BILL SEMINAR FEBRUARY 19, 2014 With the passing of the 2014 Farm Bill last week, the Florida and Alabama Peanut Producers Associations have scheduled a meeting to help growers better understand the new legislation affecting peanut farmers.  Dr. Stanley Fletcher, Director of the National Center for Peanut Competitiveness, and professor emeritus from the University …

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Northwest Florida Beef Conference February 12

The 29th annual Northwest Florida Beef Conference and Trade Show will be held on Wednesday, February 12, 2014, at the Jackson County Agriculture Conference Center, located at 2741 Pennsylvania Avenue, Marianna, Florida.  The event begins with registration and the Trade Show opening at 7:30 AM central time, and concludes at 1:30 PM.  The program begins …

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Pesticide Training and Exam Dec. 12

WHEN? Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013 8:15 – 3:00 WHERE? Jackson Co. Extension Office WHY? To train you to take the Private Applicator and CORE Exams   Anyone that applies Restricted Use Pesticides (RUPs) to one’s own private property or property of their employer must have a Private Applicator pesticide license or be operating under someone who does …

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