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Small Cockroaches Flying Into Homes

Figure 1. Adult female Asian cockroach, Blattella asahinai Mizukubo, carrying an egg case (ootheca). Photograph by R.W. Baldwin, University of Florida. The Asian cockroach was first identified as a newly introduced species in the U.S. in Lakeland, Florida in 1986. I started seeing this small cockroach in our area about 17 or 18 years ago. …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/07/22/small-cockroaches-flying-into-homes/

What are the Requirements to Sell Eggs and Dressed Poultry from Florida Small Farms?

Pasture raised poultry. UF/IFAS Photo by Tom Wright. Many small farms have poultry as part of their operation to supply eggs and meat for their immediate and extended family.  With recent federal and state rule changes, however, it is now possible to sell both eggs and dressed poultry direct from the farm to consumers.  Eggs …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/06/09/what-are-the-requirements-to-sell-eggs-and-dressed-poultry-from-florida-small-farms/

Veteran & Small Farmer Seminar February 16

Please Join Us! February 16, 2016 9 am – 2 pm Jefferson County Country Club 648 Boston Hwy – Monticello, Florida 32344 Launching and sustaining a successful business takes a wealth of resources.  Attend this local workshop to become more aware of the resources and assistance available to veteran and small farmers. Workshop Agenda 9:00 …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/01/29/veteran-small-farmer-seminar-february-16/

Fall Small Farm Field Day November 19

Author: Blake Thaxton – bthaxton@ufl.edu Santa Rosa County Extension Agent I, Commercial Horticulture Blake Thaxton

Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/11/06/fall-small-farm-field-day-november-19/

Veteran & Small Farmer Workshop November 6

November 6, 2015 9 am – 2 pm Central Time Jackson County Extension Office 2741 Penn Ave Marianna, Florida 32448 Launching and sustaining a successful business takes a wealth of resources.  Attend this local workshop to become more aware of the resources and assistance available to veteran and small farmers. Workshop Agenda 9:00 AM Pledge …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/10/30/veteran-small-farmer-workshop-november-6/

Easy Roses for Small Spaces

Peach Drift® Rose blooming in Quincy at the UF/IFAS NFREC Photo: J.McConnell, UF/IFAS Growing roses in the South can have challenges and many gardeners think that they are just too high maintenance to plant. Plant developers are aware of this opinion and have worked to develop low maintenance roses that can make a novice gardener …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/05/06/easy-roses-for-small-spaces/

Gulf Coast Small Farm Spring Field Day – May 29

All commercial vegetable growers are encouraged to attend the 2015 Spring Vegetable Field Day that will be held on May 29th at the UF/IFAS West Florida Research Education Center (4253 Experiment Way, Jay Florida). This year’s field day stops high tunnel organic tomatoes, high tunnel cucumbers, watermelon variety trial, disease identification control in melons, and …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/04/17/gulf-coast-small-farm-spring-field-day-may-29/

Small Farm Blueberry Production for the Panhandle

Blueberry Cluster – Image Credit UF / IFAS – Jim Olmstead, In the Florida Panhandle, blueberry jam, blueberry cobbler and fresh blueberries seem to be a staple. This is because there are many local, u-pick, direct-market, and wholesale growers who provide a top quality product. Farmers wanting to add blueberries to their operations sometimes struggle …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/03/13/small-farm-blueberry-production-for-the-panhandle/

2015 Small Farms Series: Organic Vegetable Production Course Will Begin in January

UF/IFAS Extension offices across the Panhandle and three locations in Alabama will be offering a three night Organic Vegetable Production series starting on the evening of January 15th.  The classes will be taught by university professionals who have a great deal of experience in organic production.  The class will be geared to farmers who want to …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/11/14/2015-small-farms-series-organic-vegetable-production-course-will-begin-in-january/

2015 Small Farms Series coming in January!

    2015 Small Farms Series coming in January! Image Credit: UF / IFAS The three week series will be offered at 12 locations from Mobile, Alabama eastward to Jefferson County, Florida via interactive video conferencing.  This technology allows state specialists to reach a wide audience from the comfort of their local county extension offices.  …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/11/03/2015-small-farms-series-coming-in-january/

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