Veteran and Small Farm Workshop

If you would like more information about this workshop please contact Jed Dillard at (850) 342-0187.  To register for the workshop please contact Jed Dillard by Tuesday, February 9, 2016.

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Aucilla River Sinks Hike

Registration to hike the Aucilla River Sinks with your Extension Natural Resource Agents is now open to participants in previous Panhandle Outdoors LIVE! field tours. We hope you will join us for this 4.5-mile interpretive hike through one of the Panhandle’s most amazing karst landscapes and culturally significant places – home to the First Floridians!  For more information click Here.

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Creeping Indigo found in Monticello. TOXIC to Livestock!

The plant is a low growing legume with pink blooms somewhat like clover (First pic)and small bean like seed pods (second pic). Leaves contain seven to nine leaflets, and the prostrate stems creep along the soil surface. The plant can also form mats underneath a healthy pasture canopy as shown in http://www.volusia.org/core/fileparse.php/4179/urlt/Creeping-Indigo.pdf This will make it …

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Integrated Wildlife and Forestry

Florida’s Forest Stewardship Program and the Apalachicola Regional Stewardship Alliance will present a Workshop entitled:  Integrated Wildlife and Forestry on October 15, 2015, from 8:30 am – 3:30 pm ET.  The Workshop will be held at Dixie Plantation which is located at 1583 Livingston Rd, Greenville, FL  32331.  For more information about the workshop, Tentative …

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“Discover the Cover” Workshop

“Discover the Clover Workshop”  has been set for Thursday, June 4, 2015.  For More Information click here.

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Winter Annual Variety Trial

If you’ve wondered what winter annuals do in the real world, you’ll want to join us for the Jefferson County Cool Season Field Day on Saturday, April 11 from 10am to 1 pm at Asheville, FL. You’ll see 33 plots of oats, rye, triticale, rye grass, clover, medic, winter peas and vetch, plus some blends. …

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2015 AgSave$ Summit

Dear Jefferson County Farm Families: Operating a successful family farm requires meeting many challenges.  We focus on production, marketing and weather issues so intensely, we can forget to take care of the financial and family sides of the business. If you are interested in learning more about the critical issues affecting your farm and family’s …

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Extension to Host Organic Gardening Series

Do you want to produce Certified Organic vegetables for sale, grow your own organic veggies or just learn what “organic gardening” really means? The upcoming series to be held at the Jefferson County Extension Office on January 15, 22 and 29 from 7pm to 8:30pm can do that! University of Florida horticultural specialists will teach …

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Florida MarketMaker – A Tool for Producer Marketing & Applied Research

Did you know that UF/IFAS manages a nifty FREE resource called Florida MarketMaker for marketing and research throughout the food supply chain? Many producers and Extension throughout Florida do not even know this resource exists. MarketMaker is the largest and most in-depth database of its kind featuring a diverse community of food-related businesses:  farmers/ranchers, fisheries, …

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4th Annual Beekeepers workshop & Trade show November 14th & 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, vendors, and more! …

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