Agriculture

Intrastate Movement of Livestock Due to Hurricane Irma

Please read information below from the state veterinarian regarding intrastate movement of livestock. September 6, 2017 Effective immediately The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Division of Animal Industry, has… temporarily suspended the intrastate movement requirements for the transportation of animals from the areas expected to be impacted by Hurricane Irma. In addition, the …

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Citrus Greening: Homeowner Help

Citrus greening is a devastating disease affecting all cultivars of citrus. It is likely caused by a bacteria that is spread through the feeding of a specific insect, the Asian citrus phyllid. Once a tree has the disease, there is no cure. At this time the Florida Department of Agriculture (FDACS) is offering a pysllid …

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2017 Central Florida Agri-Tourism Conference

September 26-27, 2017   REGISTER HERE   http://tinyurl.com/ CentralFL-AgritourismConf   Participants must register in advance Registration ends September 22   COST Register by September 8 Both days: $70 (limited to 55 tickets) First Day only: $35 Register by September 9-22 First day only: $45.00   PolkAgriTourismFlyerPrint    

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2017 Field Corn Day

UF/IFAS WEST FLORIDA RESEARCH AND EDUCATION CENTER FRIDAY, JULY 28, 2017 • 10am – 12pm   4253 Experiment Road, HWY 182,                                    Jay, Florida 32565                                  Sponsored Lunch TOPICS Nutrient Management in Corn                      Corn Earworm and Fall Armyworm in Florida Panhandle:  What We Need to Know   For meal planning purposes, please call Bethany …

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SOUTHWEST ALABAMA STORED GRAIN WORKSHOP

Pesticide recertification points and Certified Crop Advisor Points will be available. Sponsored by the Alabama Wheat and Feed Grain Checkoff  Committee. Thanks to Shelly Farms and Perdido Farms for hosting the workshop July 18, 2017 Southwest Alabama Stored Grain Workshop Shelly Farms – Bell Creek Road, Atmore, Alabama Registration is free. Please PRE-REGISTER by contacting Kim …

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1st Annual Banquet

  Quality Deer Management Association – Escambia Branch   1st Annual Banquet When:  Friday, May 19, 2017 6:00 – 10:00 p.m. Where:  Skopelos at New World Landing 600 S Palafox Street, Pensacola, FL 32502 Tickets: $50 Singer,  $75 Couple (price includes meal and QDMA membership or renewal!) Sponsor, Corporate and youth tickets also available. For …

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COLD HARDY CITRUS FIELD DAY

UF/IFAS EXTENSION MADISON AND TAYLOR COUNTIES COLD HARDY CITRUS FIELD DAY SATURDAY APRIL 29, 2017 FLORIDA / GEORGIA CITRUS 5314 BOSTON HWY MONTICELLO, FL 32344 ColdHardyFlyerFlyer

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Brassica carinata Summit

  March 29-31, 2017   Featuring: Updates on carinata markets, technical sessions, carinata production and management, research plot tours and demos, commercial production site visit Contact:: Sheeja George:  sheejageorge@ufl.edu; 850-284-1334 Jeff Klingenberg; jklingenberg@agrisoma.com; 229-386-1334 Christine Bliss; clbiss@agrisoma.com; 850-559-7118    

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Starting a Successful Hydroponic Business

UF/IFAS Extension offers “Starting a Successful Hydroponic Business” two-day short courses When:    March 13-14 or March 17-18, 2017 Where: Suwannee Valley Agricultural Extension Center,  8202 County Road 417,  Live Oak, FL 32060 Register at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/starting-a-successful-hydroponic-business-registration-28233604471   This program will feature demonstration and hands-on activities inside three greenhouses, a shade house, and an outdoor production area at …

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Citrus Health Forum

Florida citrus growers are welcomed to attend the 2017 Citrus Health Forum, February 23rd at the North Florida Research and Education Center, 155 Research Road, Quincy, FL. With the continuous development of cold-hardy citrus varieties, and improvement in freeze protection, there has been a significant growth in North Florida citrus in recent years. During the last decade, satsuma …

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