2016 Peanut Field Day

    The annual Peanut Field Day will be held at the Marianna North Florida Research and Education Center (NFREC) on Thursday, August 11, 2016 starting with registration at 8:00 AM (CDT) and ending with a sponsored lunch at the nearby Sunland Pavilion. CEUs will be available at registration, see below for more details. This …

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The Great CEU Round-Up (up to 6 CEUs)

The Great CEU Round-Up July 27, 2016 7am-3pm CST The Florida Turfgrass Association (FTGA) and UF/IFAS collaborate each year to present The Great CEU Round-Up. This event is designed to allow pesticide license holders to earn up to six CEUs, and will be an all day program streamed to participating extension offices. Category Available CEUs 487 General Standards/Core …

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Jackon Library Offers A Land Remembered Tribute November 18

Few if any books have captured the spirit and colorful history of Florida as has Patrick Smith’s beloved novel, A Land Remembered.  It has been said many times that people should be issued a copy of A Land Remembered when they cross the Florida state line. Here is your opportunity to get to know the author and …

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New County Row Crops Agent

Josh Thompson is the new UF/IFAS Jackson County Extension Service’s integrated pest management (IPM) agent. This discipline involves the identification, prevention and treatment of crop pests such as weeds, insects and diseases. Thompson’s focus will be on peanut, cotton, corn and other row crops. He will also provide training and education for those desiring to …

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Tax Information for Timber Operations

NEW TIMBER TAX PUBLICATION The US Forest Service released the 2011 edition of Federal Income Tax on Timber: A Key to Your Most Frequently Asked Questions, a quick-reference guide to timber tax laws impacting woodland owners. Complete with the new tax law updates, this publication provides a timely tax reporting information for the 2011 return …

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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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New Publication on Bracken Fern Control in Pastures

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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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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