Agriculture

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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Escambia County Alabama – Peanut Production Meeting

Come join us!!   Topics include: Market Outlook Variety Selection Insect Control Disease Update To Register:  Call Escambia County Extension 251-867-7760 February 22, 2017 11:00 a.m. Grace Fellowship Church 1412 East Nashville Avenue Atmore, AL 36502 Kim Wilkins Regional Extension Agent Agronomic Crops wilkikj@aces.edu Click here to download flyer    

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Crop Production Meeting

RSVP DEADLINE FEBRUARY 6 Topic Include: 2017 Crops Update, Variety Comparisons, Scouting, New Chemistry, & What we learned from 2016   Baldwin County February 13, 2017 Farmers’ Federation Building, behind ALFA 21332 St. Hwy 59 S. Robertsdale, AL 36567 5:00 p.m. RSVP:  251-937-7176 Mobile County February 13, 2017 Lighthouse Restaurant 124 Padgett Switch Rd Bayou …

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Timber Tax Workshop

  The Alabama Cooperative Extension System is offering workshops on income tax issues related to owning timberland and the production of forest products. TOPICS • Tax aspects of acquiring land • Allocating basis • Setting up timber accounts • Using separately identifiable properties • Calculating depletion allowance • Reporting income from harvesting timber • Reporting the cost …

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Northwest Florida Beef Conference and Trade Show – February 8th

Northwest Florida Beef Conference and Trade Show – February 8th The 32nd annual Northwest Florida Beef Conference and Trade Show will be held on Wednesday, February 8th in the Agriculture Conference Center, 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, …

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2017 Tri-State Cucurbit Meeting

  The 2017 Tri-State Cucurbit Meeting will be held on Thursday, January 19 at the Jackson County Agricultural Conference Center, 2741 Pennsylvania Avenue, Marianna, Florida. Registration opens at 7:30 AM (Central Time) and the event will end at 1:00 PM. This meeting will provide the latest research information for commercial growers of watermelons, cantaloupe, squash …

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Need Help Managing Resources on Your Farm or Ranch?

Application deadline for financial assistance Oct. 21, 2016     Florida farmers, ranchers and forest owners can apply until Oct. 21 for financial and technical assistance from USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) for fiscal year 2017 funding. Although applications are accepted on a continuous basis for all programs, funding …

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Income Tax Workshop – for Farmers and Their Accountants

The Alabama Cooperative Extension System is offering workshops on income tax for agricultural operations. The program will include a review of Schedule F and how to report income as well as some tax planning techniques. The registration fee is $15 for farmers and $65 for accountants who will receive 2.5 hours of CPE. To register, …

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