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Beekeeping in the Panhandle Summer Series – Starts August 17th

Bees and Brood. Photo by Judy Biss The UF/IFAS Extension Panhandle Agriculture Team is pleased to offer three intermediate level beekeeping classes.  These classes will be offered via interactive web-conferencing at a number of Extension Offices across North Florida and will be taught by state and nationally recognized specialists.  This summer series will be Thursday …

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Peanut Field Day- August 17th (CEUs Available)

The annual Peanut Field Day will be held at the Marianna North Florida Research and Education Center (NFREC) on Thursday, August 17, 2017 starting with registration at 7:45 AM (CDT) and ending with a sponsored lunch at the nearby Sunland Pavilion. CEUs will be available at registration. This event has been approved for Florida pesticide …

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August and September Panhandle Weather Summary

August was another very dry month for much of the Panhandle. Drought busting rains did come finally at the end of September, but was not at all uniform across the region, and  came too late in the year to boost crop yields.  While the heavy rains fell at the very end of September, were great …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/10/03/august-and-september-panhandle-weather-summary/

Honey Bee Health & Best Management Strategies – August 30th

Florida A&M University will be hosting a bee health workshop on Sunday, August 30th from 11AM to 5PM at the FAMU Research and Education Center in Quincy.  The workshop will be led by Michael Schmaeling of the Rodale Institute. Credit: Honey Bee Research and Extension Laboratory, University of Florida. Topics to be discussed at the workshop …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/08/22/honey-bee-health-best-management-strategies-august-30th/

West Florida Extension Farm Field Day August 27th

All are invited to attend the 2015 Extension Farm Field Day  that will be held on Thursday, August 27th at the UF/IFAS WFREC (4253 Experiment Road, Hwy 182, Jay, FL 32565).  Registration starts at 8:00 a.m. with tours beginning at 8:30.   Lunch will be generously provided through agribusiness sponsorship. Florida and Alabama restricted pesticide license renewal CEUs …

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UF/IFAS Peanut Field Day August 20

Dr. Barry Tillman, NFREC Peanut Breeder, will share the results of his on newer peanut variates. Photo credit Doug Mayo The annual UF/IFAS Peanut Field Day will be held at the North Florida Research and Education Center (NFREC) located in Marianna, FL on Thursday, August 20, 2015 starting with registration at 8:00 AM (CDT) and …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/08/07/ufifas-peanut-field-day-august-20/

Jackson County Cattlemen’s Tour August 13

Commercial cattle herd at Bigham Farms, near Malone. The Jackson County Cattlemen’s Association has hosted numerous Farm Tours over its 53 year history.  These tours provide a wonderful opportunity to interact with other cattle producers, and visit a wide variety of operations in the region.  This year the tour is open to any cattle producer …

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Deep South Stocker Conference August 6-7

The seventh annual Deep South Stocker Conference is headed to Alabama.  This year’s conference will be held August 6-7, 2015 in Montgomery, Alabama.  This conference is a joint effort between the Alabama Cooperative Extension System, the Mississippi State University Extension Service, and the University of Georgia Cooperative Extension. This year’s conference will begin with a …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/05/22/deep-south-stocker-conference-august-6-7/

August 2014 Weather Summary

Rainfall estimates for August 2014 provided by the national Weather Service. The old adage of the “Dog Days of August”  certainly held true in 2014. Much of the Panhandle experienced high temperatures and below average rainfall for the month.  Several coastal regions received more than eight inches of rain, while the most of the agricultural …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/09/05/august-2014-weather-summary/

WFREC Extension Farm Field Day August 22

The West Florida Research and Education Center (WFREC) will be hosting the annual Extension Farm Field Day, on Friday, August 22.  Registration begins at 8:00 AM.  The farm tours will begin at 8:30 and conclude at noon, with a sponsored lunch to follow.  Following lunch there will be a one hour session for Core CEU’s …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/08/16/wfrec-extension-farm-field-day-august-22/

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