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Beekeeping in the Panhandle 4th Annual Workshop & Tradeshow November 14th and 15th

  The Florida State Beekeepers, Central Panhandle, Chipola, and Tupelo Beekeepers Associations, in partnership with the Florida Department of Agriculture, and UF/IFAS Extension, are proud to offer the 4th annual Beekeepers Workshop & Trade-show November 14th & 15th! This event will provide hands-on educational opportunities including interaction with expert beekeepers, open hive demonstrations, and more!  …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/10/21/beekeeping-in-the-panhandle-4th-annual-workshop-tradeshow-november-14th-and-15th/

Agritourism: a Growing Industry in the Panhandle

Agritourism – Holmes County Corn Maze – Photo Courtesy of Ryan Hammack Agritourism is an industry that provides alternative income opportunities for Panhandle agricultural producers, while providing recreational opportunities for tourists, schools, churches, and other organizations.  Agritourism activities also promote agriculture, and the vital role that agriculture plays in our daily lives, and the Florida …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/10/17/agritourism-a-growing-industry-in-the-panhandle/

Visit Your Panhandle Ag Extension Team at the Sunbelt Ag Expo

The UF/IFAS Building at the Sunbelt Ag Expo, Moultrie, GA Come see your UF/IFAS Extension Panhandle Ag Extension Team at the UF Building at the Sunbelt Ag Expo.  We’ll be taking a look at agricultural tools of the past, present, and future! Agriculture has come a long way from horse drawn equipment and hand tools!  …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/10/10/visit-your-panhandle-ag-extension-team-at-the-sunbelt-ag-expo/

Beekeeping in the Panhandle 4th Annual Workshop & Tradeshow!

The Florida State Beekeepers, Central Panhandle, Chipola, and Tupelo Beekeepers Associations, in partnership with the Florida Department of Agriculture, and UF/IFAS Extension, are proud to offer the 4th annual Beekeepers Workshop & Trade-show! This event will provide hands-on educational opportunities including interaction with expert beekeepers, open hive demonstrations, and more!  This event will be held …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/10/10/beekeeping-in-the-panhandle-4th-annual-workshop-tradeshow/

Panhandle Ag e-News Reader Feedback Needed

Panhandle Agriculture e-News celebrated its second anniversary in April of 2014. While the Panhandle Agriculture Extension Team is proud of what we have accomplished, we know it can become better with your feedback. Please take a few minutes to complete the online survey and provide comments to help shape the future of this communication tool.  …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/09/13/panhandle-ag-e-news-reader-feedback-needed/

Pepper Spot Showing Up in Panhandle Peanuts

Pepper Spot, Photo Credit: North Carolina State As we head into the home stretch of  2014 peanut production, most farmers are working diligently to mange and control leaf spot and white mold in their peanuts. Many farmers are familiar with Early and Late leaf spot and the occasional chemical related spotting on the leaves of …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/08/23/pepper-spot-showing-up-in-panhandle-peanuts/

July 2014 Panhandle Weather Summary

July was another typical summer month with wide variation in rainfall totals across the Panhandle.  The graphic above shows the National Weather Service’s estimates for rainfall totals for July 2014.  Portions of Escambia, Santa Rosa,and Walton Counties received over 10″ for the month, while portions of Jackson, Gadsden, and Leon Counties had less than 2″ …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/08/08/july-2014-panhandle-weather-summary/

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/

Stem Maggots Comming to Panhandle Bermudagrass Fields

Bermudagrass Stem Maggot found this week in Washington County Coastal Bermudagrass hay field. Photo Credit: Liza Garcia-Jimenez Bermudagrass Stem Maggot Likely to Increase in North Florida Liza Garcia-Jimenez, UF/IFAS NFREC IPM Program The first high populations of Bermudagrass stem maggot (BSM), Atherigona reversura, are now occurring in Central Florida and likely will be seen in …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/07/11/stem-maggots-comming-to-panhandle-bermudagrass-fields/

May 2014 Panhandle Weather Summary

National Weather Service rainfall estimates for Northwest Florida, in May 2014. May was a month with a tremendous variation in rainfall across the Florida Panhandle.  The graphic above shows the National Weather Service’s rainfall estimates for May 2014.  Northeastern Santa Rosa County had more than 10″ of rain in May, but in portions of Bay …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/06/07/may-2014-panhandle-weather-summary/

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