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Pond Management Trainings Tuesday Evenings May 31st and June 7th

Ponds can be a source of great enjoyment. However, properly managing them to meet your desired goals can be challenging. Panhandle Pond Management, a two part series being offered by UF/IFAS Extension, is designed to help pond owners/managers become more successful in reaching their goals. Specialists from campus will be onsite to share their expertise. …

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Pond Management Workshops May 31 and June 7

Managing a pond can be both rewarding and challenging.Photo Credit: Mark Mauldin Ponds can be a source of great enjoyment. However, properly managing them to meet your desired goals can be challenging. Panhandle Pond Management, a two part series being offered by UF/IFAS Extension, is designed to help pond owners/managers become more successful in reaching …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/05/22/pond-management-workshops-may-31-and-june-7/

June & July 2015 Weather Summary

National Weather Service rainfall estimates for June 2105 in the Panhandle. June and July were certainly hot and dry across much of the Panhandle.  The above graphic shows the June rainfall totals with isolated areas having less than two inches while along the coast, isolated areas had more than 10 inches fall in the month.  …

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National Forage Week June 21-27

Cattle graze on Bermudagrass at Cherokee Ranch, Marianna. Photo credit: Doug Mayo #NationalForageWeek The American Forage and Grassland Council (AFGC) is introducing National Forage Week for the first time June 21–27, 2015.  Slightly less than 2 percent of the total U.S. population lives on a farm, making it more difficult for the general public to …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/06/26/national-forage-week-june-21-27/

Jefferson County U-Pick Blueberry Farm Tour June 13

Whether you are a part time or full-time farmer, U-pick blueberries can provide additional farm income.  For the past several years, a Jefferson County farmer, Pete Crosby has been developing his operation.  Blue Sky Farm is nearing its grand opening, and is celebrating by inviting the public to come out to tour the farm Saturday, …

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S.H.A.R.E. During National Pollinator Week – June 15-21, 2015

Everyone with a landscape can make a difference for pollinators.  Simply Having Areas Reserved for the Environment enables homeowners, land managers, farmers, individuals, corporations, schools, roadside managers, and golf courses to increase the number of pollinators in the area by making conscious choices to include plants that provide essential habitat for bees, bats, birds, butterflies, …

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Perennial Peanut Field Day June 6

Dr. Ann Blount discusses her work in perennial peanut varieity selection at the 2014 Perennial Peanut Field Day held in Quincy. The Perennial Peanut Producers Association and the University of Florida are teaming up to host a tour of ongoing perennial peanut research at the UF/IFAS North Florida Research and Education Center near Marianna, Florida.   …

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June Panhandle Weather Summary

Estimated rainfall totals for June 2014 provided by the National Weather Service. The National Weather Service rainfall estimates in the graphic above show the wide variation in rainfall that fell in June 2014.  Over 10 inches fell in Santa Rosa and Okaloosa Counties, while portions of Jackson, Washington, Gadsden, and Jefferson Counties got less than …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/07/11/june-panhandle-weather-summary/

Fruit Grafting Workshop June 18

Wednesday, June 18, 2014 • 8:30am—3:00pm Suwannee Valley Agricultural Extension Center 8202 CR 417, Live Oak, FL 32060 Cost: $ 50 per person This workshop is for farmers and homeowners interested in learning about grafting and propagating grapes and stone fruits such as peaches. The program will feature hands-on collection of scion material and grafting …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/06/14/fruit-grafting-workshop-june-18/

Florida Seed Association Seminar June 24-25

30th Annual Seedmen Seminar June 24th & 25th, 2014 University of Florida, Plant Science Research and Education Unit Frank Stronach Conference Center 2556 wesy Highway 318, Citra, Florida 32113 Tuesday June 24th 12:00 PM Registration 1:00 – 1:30 – Dr Kevin Folta – UF/IFAS Horticulture – Reframing the Communication on Transgenic Crops 1:30 – 2:00 …

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