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Alabama-Florida Peanut Trade Show – February 8

The Alabama- Florida Peanut Trade Show is set for Thursday, February 8, 2018 at the National Peanut Festival Fairgrounds in Dothan, AL. More than 80 exhibitors will be present to allow farmers to visit one-on-one with industry product and service representatives.  Dr. Marshall Lamb of the National Peanut Research Lab will speak to growers about …

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AgSave$ Workshop to be held in Okaloosa County – February 21

AgSave$ is an initiative to bring personal finance education, such as estate planning, succession planning, and asset  protection for farmers, ranchers, and agriculture producers in Florida. The AgSave$ program is a cooperative program between Agriculture and Family and Consumer Sciences Faculty in the University of Florida IFAS Extension’s Northwest District along with financial industry professionals.  …

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Mushroom Growing Workshop – February 10

The Jackson County Master Gardeners are hosting a hosting a Mushroom Growing Workshop on Saturday, February 10 at the Jackson County Extension Office, 2741 Penn Ave., Marianna, FL. Shiitake mushrooms growing on a log. Photo Credit: University of Florida/IFAS MUSHROOM GROWING WORKSHOP SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 18 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM • Learn to grow shiitake …

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Southwest Alabama Crop Production Meetings – February 15 or 16, 27 or 28

All producers are invited to attend Cotton and Peanut Production Meetings in Southwest Alabama in February 2018.  A meal will be served at all meetings, so please call 251- 867-7760 to reserve your spot. Cotton Production Meetings: Baldwin County – February 15 Farmers’ Federation Building, behind ALFA 21332 St. Hwy 59 S. Robertsdale, AL 36567 5:00 …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jefferson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2018/01/06/southwest-alabama-crop-production-meetings-february-15-or-16-27-or-28/

UGA Corn Short Course – February 6

The University of Georgia will host the Georgia Corn Short Course on Tuesday, February 6, 2018 at the UGA Tifton Campus Conference Center (15 RDC Road, Tifton, GA 31794).  Registration will begin at 8:00 eastern time and the program will begin at 8:30.  Registration for the event is $ 5 per person in advance, or …

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Northwest Florida Beef Conference & Trade Show – February 14

Cattle ranchers, employees, and their family members are invited to attend the 33rd annual Northwest Florida Beef Conference and Trade Show, to be held on Wednesday, February 14, 2018, at the Jackson County Extension Office, located at 2741 Penn Avenue, Marianna, Florida. Registration and the Trade Show open at 7:30 AM central time, the program starts …

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Panhandle Satsuma Workshop – February 27

A satsuma orange grove near Marianna, FL. UF/IFAS photo: Thomas Wright Panhandle Satsuma Workshop Cherokee Satsumas’ Packing House Tuesday, February 27 1525 Fairview Rd, Marianna, FL SCHEDULE (Central Time) 7:30  Registration & Meet with Vendors 8:00  Update on the North Florida Citrus Industry – Matt Lollar, UF/IFAS Jackson County 8:20  Mite Control in Citrus – Philip Stansly, …

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Panhandle Fruit & Vegetable Conference – February 19 & 20

Photo credit: Marisol Amador Panhandle Fruit & Vegetable Conference  The Pre-Conference Tour will be on Monday, February 19. The Conference Education Sessions will be on Tuesday, February 20. Conference Location University of West Florida – Pensacola, FL Activities Pre-Conference –  Farm, Research, and Marketing Tour Tradeshow Educational Tracks Marketing North Florida Citrus Fruit & Nut …

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2017 Ag Census Surveys in Your Mailbox this Week – Return by February 5

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) mailed the 2017 Census of Agriculture to the nation’s producers this week. Conducted once every five years, the census aims to get a complete and accurate picture of American agriculture. The resulting data are used by farmers, ranchers, trade associations, researchers, policymakers, and many …

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February Weather Summary and Spring Forecast

National Weather Service estimated rainfall for February 2016. February 2016 The National Weather Service estimated that rainfall ranged from  10″ to as little as 2″ in February across the Florida Panhandle.  The dark red portions of the map received between 8-10″ and the light tan and yellow areas only 2-4″.  The map clearly shows where …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jefferson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/03/05/february-weather-summary-and-spring-forecast/

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