Tag Archive: ag

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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Food Safety Workshop

“Building Your Own Farm’s Food Safety Manual” Friday, April 4, 2014 Leon County Extension Office, Tallahassee, FL If you plan to develop a Food Safety Program for your fruit and/or vegetable farming operations, field or greenhouse, this one-day workshop is for you! Most intermediate or large chain store buyers now require some level of food …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jefferson.ifas.ufl.edu/ag/2014/02/06/food-safety-workshop/

Horsehair Worms- Weird, but No Threat to Mammals

Horsehair worm in green bowl

They look like a small piece of wire, about a millimeter in diameter. Sometimes they wiggle, sometimes they tie themselves in knots and sometimes they just lie there. If you’ve found one in standing water, your first thought is probably “Internal Parasites!”

Permanent link to this article: http://jefferson.ifas.ufl.edu/ag/2012/10/24/horsehair-worms-weird-but-no-threat-to-mammals/

Sunbelt Ag Expo in Moultrie Georgia

Each year UF/IFAS NW Extension District Faculty participates in the annual Sunbelt Ag Expo in Moultrie Georgia.  This is the largest agricultural expo in the southeast attended by over 200,000 visitors.  In addition to the over 1,200 commercial exhibitors, visitors also learn from the many university and research specialist displays on hand throughout the expo.  …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jefferson.ifas.ufl.edu/ag/2012/10/05/sunbelt-ag-expo-in-moultrie-georgia/