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Tri-State Cucurbit Workshop – January 25

A watermelon sits among leaves in a watermelon field. Photo Credit: University of Florida/IFAS. Tri-State Cucurbit Workshop, January 25th Jackson County Agriculture Conference Center 2741 Penn Ave, Marianna, FL 850-482-9620 SCHEDULE (Central Time) 7:30  Registration & Meet with Vendors 8:00  Pesticide Safety & Handling – Matt Lollar, UF/IFAS Jackson County 8:50  Cucurbit Disease Control – …

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Florida Bull Test Sale – January 20

University of Florida – North Florida Research and Education Center Beef Unit sale facility where the Florida Bull Test Sale will be conducted. Saturday, January 20, 2018 – 12:30 PM Central Time UF/IFAS NFREC Beef Research Unit 4925 Highway 162, Greenwood, FL (One mile west of Greenwood, FL on Hwy 162) Auction of 60-70 Performance …

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Heifer Development Field Day – January 9

2017 Florida Heifer Development Program Photo Credit: Dr. Pete Vergot Heifer development is a critical part of every operation in the cattle industry. In a continued effort to support and facilitate successful replacement heifer development, the Florida Heifer Development Program will host the annual Field Day on January 9th at the Beef Unit Pavilion at the NFREC-Marianna. The …

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January Panhandle Weather Summary & February Outlook

January was a more normal month for much of the Florida Panhandle.  Much of the soil is still somewhat saturated from all of the rain at the end of 2015, but from the map above you can see that the majority of the region had less than 6″ in January 2016.  Portions of Okaloosa, Walton, …

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January Florida Cattle Market Report

Chris Prevatt, UF/IFAS Livestock Economist The August 2016 Feeder Cattle futures contract declined by $ 8.70/cwt. during January. Based on this futures price decrease, August Feeder Cattle revenues decreased by approximately $ 65.25/hd. ($ 8.70/cwt. * 7.5 cwt.) on a 750-pound feeder steer which amounts to $ 4,350.00 per truckload (50,000 lbs.). The August Feeder …

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USDA’s Grass-Fed Meat Labeling Regulations Changed in January

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) rescinded the labeling standard for grass-fed meat on January 12, 2016 in a Federal Register notice. The posting states “AMS has determined that certain services do not fit within the Agency’s statutory mandate to facilitate the marketing of U.S. agricultural products.” It also sites potential regularity …

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What’s in Season Now? January

Goodness, it is freezing cold in most parts of the country and Florida is gearing up for a record breaking harvest season! According to the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) Florida commercial farms rank second in the U.S. for value of vegetable production; first in production value for oranges (accounts for 63 …

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2016 Florida Bull Test Sale January 16

University of Florida – North Florida Research and Education Center Beef Unit sale facility where the Florida Bull Test Sale will be conducted. January 16, 2016 at the NFREC Beef Unit in Marianna, FL The 16th Florida Bull Test was conducted at the University of Florida North Florida Research and Education center in Marianna. There …

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2016 Tri-State Cucurbit Meeting January 27th

2016 Tri-State Cucurbit Meeting – January 27, 2016 Jackson County Extension Office – Marianna, FL This educational workshop will provide the latest research information for commercial growers of watermelons, cantaloupe, squash and other cucurbits. This is a sponsored event, with no registration fee, but we do ask that you RSVP: by phone 850-482-9620, or email Matt …

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2016 Panhandle Satsuma Meeting January 21st

2016 Panhandle Satsuma Production Meeting – January 21, 2016 Jackson County Extension Office – Marianna, FL This educational workshop is designed to provide citrus producers and potential producers with the latest production information. This is a sponsored event, with no registration fee, but we do ask that you RSVP: by phone  850-482-9620 – via email …

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