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Friday Funny: The DEA Officer & Santa Delayed

A U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Officer made an unexpected visit to a ranch in the Florida Panhandle.  He got out of the black, unmarked SUV he was driving, and barked at the rancher, “I need to inspect your ranch for illegal drugs.” The rancher, thinking he had nothing to hide, said, “Okay, but do …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/12/18/friday-funny-the-dea-officer-santa-delayed/

Season’s First Incidence of Cotton Corynespora Target Spot Confirmed in Santa Rosa County

Fig1: Target spot on cotton. This season’s first incidence of Corynespora target spot in cotton has been confirmed in Santa Rosa County. By: Dr. Michael J. Mulvaney (Cropping Systems Specialist, University of Florida, IFAS Extension, West Florida Research and Education Center, Jay, FL), Dr. Nicholas S. Dufault (Dept. of Plant Pathology, University of Florida, IFAS …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/07/10/seasons-first-incidence-of-cotton-corynespora-target-spot-confirmed-in-santa-rosa-county/

Santa Rosa Forrest Stewardship Tour May 14

The Spencer family’s primary objective for their land is production of high quality timber. Secondary objectives include wildlife management, with a strong emphasis on quail and white-tailed deer, enhancement of aesthetics and conservation of the soil and water resources. Timber production is focused on the best sites for growing pines. The three major timber producing …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/05/02/santa-rosa-forrest-stewardship-tour-may-14/

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/

Ray & Wanda Davis Santa Rosa County Agricultural Innovators

Ray & Wanda Davis were recognized as Agricultural Innovators by Blake Thaxton, Santa Rosa County Extension 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 …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/09/19/ray-wanda-davis-santa-rosa-county-agricultural-innovators/

It Is Peanut Planting Time In Santa Rosa County

Ponding in a field in the Allentown Community from recent heavy rains It is mid May, prime peanut planting time, and the planters are finally rolling in Santa Rosa County! The farming community received 21.85 inches of rain between April 1 and May 16, based on data gathered at the weather station based at UF/IFAS, West …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/05/22/it-is-peanut-planting-time-in-santa-rosa-county/

Santa Rosa County Ag Suffers Loss from Floods this Week

A flooded field in Santa Rosa County, FL. Photo by Mike Donahoe. Initial surveys by Extension Agriculture Agents and USDA personnel revealed significant damage to agricultural interests in Santa Rosa County from this week’s flood. Rainfall throughout the county was highly variable ranging from 6 to 20+ inches during the April 29-30 event. Fortunately, amounts …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/05/03/santa-rosa-county-ag-suffers-loss-from-floods-this-week/

Agricultural Innovator: Santa Rosa County

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/2013/09/27/agricultural-innovator-santa-rosa-county/

White Mold Confirmed in Santa Rosa Peanut Plots

Tan, mustard seed sized, white mold sclerotia are visible in peanuts in Santa Rosa County There are confirmed hits of white mold in the Extension Peanut Fungicide trial here in Santa Rosa County, up to 3 hits per 25 foot of row. White mold is one of those diseases that can be field diagnosed with …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/07/19/white-mold-confirmed-in-santa-rosa-peanut-plots/

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/

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