Agriculture

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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Gulf Coast Farm to Table – Harvest Dinner

Topics: Production capabilities of local farmers Field demonstrations Local agricultural traditions When:  October 24, 2016  /  4:00 P.M. – 6:00 P.M. Where:  West Florida Research and Education Center 4253 Experiment Drive, Hwy 182 Jay, FL  32565 Please register at http://tinyurl.com/GC-Farm2Table2016 For more information contact Christina Walmer cbwalmer@ufl.edu or (850) 475-5230  

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Irrigation and Crop Management

Tuesday, September 13, 2016 | 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Sam and Scott Walker’s Farm | Intersection of Hwy 99 & Melvin Road in Oak Grove, FL The location is about ¾ mile south of the Oak Grove Baptist Church located at 2600 N Hwy 99 McDavid (or Century depending on your gps) TOPICS Interpretation …

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2016 Field Corn Day

UF/IFAS West Florida Research and Education Center Tuesday, July 19, 2016 – 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. 4253 Experiment Road, Hwy 182, Jay, FL 32565 TOPICS Corn Variety Trial and Demonstration Environmentally Smart Nitrogen (ESN) and urea blends Application timing for corn production Sponsored Lunch For meal planning purposes, please call Bethany at the Jay …

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Does Money Grow on Your Trees?

Landowners in Florida’s Escambia and surrounding counties are invited to attend a valuable workshop: May 20, 2016 from 9: 00 am – 2:00 pm Sign in at 8:45 am Molino Community Center 6450 Highway 95-A North Molino, FL 32577 This workshop is  free and includes lunch catered by Sonny’s and provided to you by the …

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Horse Health and 4-H Youth Showmanship Clinic

Please join us for a two day horse clinic workshop!  For more information please contact Hank at 850-475-5230

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Farmers Market Symposium

UF IFAS Extension is hosting the Farmers Market Symposium on Tuesday, March 8, 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.  Learn about starting a farmers market with specific topics including food safety, multiple payment options, community gardens, and cottage food laws.  Registration includes lunch and materials. Program will be held at the Langley Bell 4-H Center, 3730 …

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Moving UF/IFAS Extension Forward – Join us December 7th

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Florida 4-H Foundation Community Pride Grant goes to Barrineau Park 4-H Club

Each year, 4-H Community Clubs and special interest groups are invited to apply for the 4-H Community Pride Grant, an opportunity through the Florida 4-H Foundation that focuses on youth exploring the needs of their community and encouraging them to improve the quality of life of those around them. This year, Escambia County 4-H’s own …

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