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Escambia Winter Forages and Wildlife Food Plot Tour March 5

Adults and youth are welcomed to attend the Winter Livestock Forages and Wildlife Food Plot Tour on Saturday March 5th at 11:00 AM.  The tour will take place at the 4-H Livestock Facilities (5701 Highway 99, Molino, FL 32577). Join us for a walk through the winter forage and wildlife food plots that were planted in Fall …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/02/12/escambia-winter-forages-and-wildlife-food-plot-tour-march-5/

Escambia and Santa Rosa Offer Pesticide Training February 25

Attendees will learn the basics of applying pesticides correctly and will be able to take the exams (Private Applicator and Core) necessary to become certified private applicators by the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS). WHO NEEDS A LICENSE? Anyone using or supervising the use of restricted use pesticides on agricultural or related sites in Florida needs a …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/01/30/escambia-and-santa-rosa-offer-pesticide-training-february-25/

Yoder Family Escambia County Agricultural Innovators

Libbie Johnson, Escambia County Extension presented a 2014 Ag Innovator Award to Brent Yoder. On Thursday August 21, 2014, twelve Innovative Farmers and Ranchers were recognized by University of Florida IFAS Extension and Farm Credit of Northwest Florida at the Jefferson County Opera House, in Monticello.  This is the fourth year these two organizations have …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/09/13/yoder-family-escambia-county-agricultural-innovators/

Agricultural Region of Escambia County Saturated but not Flooded

Standing water in fields will require several weeks of sunshine before farmers can operate equipment again. Photo by LIbbie Johnson Escambia County is making national news, but unfortunately, it is because of a natural disaster. Reports of more than 20 inches of rain are common, and the recovery from that amount of rain will be …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/05/03/agricultural-region-of-escambia-county-saturated-but-not-flooded/

Agricultural Innovator: Escambia

On Friday August 9, 2013, 13 Innovative Farmers and Ranchers were recognized by University of Florida IFAS Extension and Farm Credit of Northwest Florida at the Jackson County Agricultural Conference Center in Marianna.  This is the third year these two organizations have teamed up to honor a selection of the most innovative farmers from the …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/09/13/agricultural-innovator-escambia/

Escambia and Santa Rosa County Extension offer Irrigation Workshop for Row Crop Producers

Because of increased irrigation throughout Northwest Florida, UF IFAS Escambia and Santa Rosa County Extension are partnering to offer a morning workshop to help producers better utilize their irrigation systems and improve farm profitability.  We have three guest speakers that will be discussing topics pertinent to cotton, peanuts, and corn (see the schedule below).  Please …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/01/25/escambia-and-santa-rosa-county-extension-offer-irrigation-workshop-for-row-crop-producers/

NW Florida Agricultural Innovators – Escambia and Santa Rosa Counties

On Friday August 17th, 13 Innovative Farmers and Ranchers were recognized by University of Florida IFAS Extension and Farm Credit of Northwest Florida at the Jay Community Center in Santa Rosa County.  This is the second year these two organizations have teamed up to honor a selection of the most innovative farmers in the Florida …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2012/09/28/nw-florida-agricultural-innovators-escambia-and-santa-rosa-counties/