livestock

Backyard Poultry Basics

Presented by: University of Florida / IFAS Escambia County TOPICS: Session 1 March 6, 2017 The Backyard Chicken Experience, Breeds, Regulations Part 1, Purchasing Birds Session 2 March 13, 2017 Housing, Diets, Daily Care Session 3 March 20, 2017 Egg Production, Disease Management, Selling Product (Regulations Part 2) Location: 3740 Stefani Road Cantonment, FL 32533 …

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2016 Master Goat and Sheep Certification Program

The Master Goat and Sheep Producer’s Certification Program is a comprehensive training program which offers classes in the nutrition management, herd health, marketing, risk management, financial management, pasture management and so much more. 2016 GoatSheepMW http://www.cvent.com/events/master-goat-and-sheep-certification-program/event-summary-ef576e1322a04178b34533109c9b43f7.aspx

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Securing a Buyer and Livestock Record Book Workshop

Escambia 4-H and the GCA&NRYO are partnering to bring youth participating in livestock projects a special workshop intended to help them learn about connecting with potential buyers for their livestock at terminal shows and preparing their record book for the show. This will be specifically tailored to meet the needs of the GCA&NRYO Spring Livestock …

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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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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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Biosecurity and Avian Influenza Seminar

The Panhandle Poultry Club and UF/IFAS Escambia County Extension will be hosting a free seminar on Biosecurity and Avian Influenza July 16th at 6:30pm at the Langley Bell 4-H Center. (3730 Stefani Road, Cantonment FL 32533)   Presenters include: Jennifer Glover, Poultry Program Manager, Division of Animal Industries, FL Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services Ryan …

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4-H & FFA Livestock Show and Sale Planned at New 4-H Barns in Molino

UF/IFAS Extension and Escambia Board of County Commissioners are excited to announce the completion of the 4-H Barns on the new 4-H Property located at 5701 Hwy 99 in Molino, Florida. This property is dedicated to the mission of Escambia County 4-H. The first Youth Livestock Show and Sale will take place on April 18th, hosted …

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4-H Animal Science Projects Promote Life Skills Development

4-H is a non-formal, practical educational program for youth. It is the youth development program of Florida Cooperative Extension, which is a part of the University of Florida IFAS. The Florida Cooperative Extension 4-H Youth Development program uses a learn-by-doing approach to enable youth to develop the knowledge, attitudes, and skills they need to become …

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Northwest Florida Beef Conference and Trade Show February 11, 2015

The 30th annual Northwest Florida Beef Conference and Trade Show will be held on Wednesday, February 11th, at the Jackson County Agriculture Conference Center, located at 2741 Pennsylvania Avenue, Marianna, Florida. Registration and the Trade Show open at 7:30 AM central time, the program starts at 8:15 AM, and concludes with a steak lunch. There …

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Livestock Forage Disaster Program for the 2012 Drought

    Livestock Forage Disaster Program (LFP) OVERVIEW The Agricultural Act of 2014 (2014 Farm Bill) makes the Livestock Forage Disaster Program (LFP) a permanent program and provides retroactive authority to cover eligible losses back to Oct. 1, 2011. LFP provides compensation to eligible livestock producers that have suffered grazing losses for covered livestock on land that is native or improved pastureland …

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