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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Carinata Production Meeting October 6

  Brassica carinata, commonly called Ethiopian mustard, is a promising oilseed crop with great potential as a profitable winter cover crop in Florida, Georgia, and Alabama. Its high oil content and favorable fatty acid profile make it suitable for the biofuel industry, especially as a bio-jet fuel. Carinata prefers cool weather, making it suitable as …

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Jackson Library Cowboy Poetry Night

Cowboy Poetry Round-Up Jackson County Public Library Tuesday, April 21, 2015, 6:00 p.m. 2929 Green St. Marianna FL Throughout the history of the American West and Florida in particular, cowboy poets have played an important role in preserving western heritage and the culture of Florida through oral and written poetry. The long tradition and endearing …

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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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2014 Farm City Festival Highlights

The Jackson County Farm City Celebration was bigger and better than ever this year.  On Friday morning over 300 people gathered at Rivertown Community Church to recognize 12 farm families.  Following the breakfast, 25 antique tractors drove six miles from the Agriculture Center on Highway 90 to the Marianna Farmers Market, and then made the …

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Suggested Timing of Herbicide Applications for Perennial Peanut

Below is a chart with a suggested timing of herbicide applications for perennial peanut. It is up to the applicator to follow the legal requirements of the label for application of any pesticide. See extension publication SS-AGR-261 “Weed Control in Perennial Peanut” for more detailed information about herbicides labeled for perennial peanut. For a printable …

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2014 Farm-City Festival November 21 & 22

The Jackson County Chamber of Commerce, Jackson County Farm Bureau, Jackson County Extension, and Farm Credit of Northwest Florida have teamed up to develop the first Jackson County Farm City Festival.  For the previous 40 years, Jackson County has celebrated Farm City Week with a banquet or a breakfast with the highlights being the annual …

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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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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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Cost Share Funds for BMP’s

The Northwest Florida Water Management District has $680,875 cost-share funding available for projects to improve water quality and reduce water use demands on farms in and around the Jackson Blue Spring Basin.  Eligible projects will provide increased efficiency in both irrigation and fertilizer use in Jackson County—the largest agricultural area in Northwest Florida. Participant Eligibility: …

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