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Need Pesticide CEUs? Attend The Great CEU Round-Up July 26

The Great CEU Round-Up, July 26, 2017 8:30am-4pm EDT It’s that time of year again, the Florida Turfgrass Association (FTGA) and UF/IFAS are partnering to present The Great CEU Round-Up. This program is designed to allow pesticide license holders to earn up to six CEUs across multiple categories, this all day program will be streamed …

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Save the Date! Basic Goat Production Workshop – July 13

Basic Goat Production Workshop If you are interested in learning more about goats for a 4-H Project with your kids, or your small herd for your farm, make plans now to attend a workshop on July 13, 2017 from 9:00 AM –  4:00 PM at the UF/IFAS Jackson County Extension Office. This training is open …

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July Weather Summary and Harvest Weather Outlook

National Weather Service estimates for July 2016 rainfall. Typically, July in the Florida Panhandle is the wettest month of the year with 6-7″ of rainfall.  In the graphic above, areas that are hot pink or dark red did receive over 6″ in July, but this was not the case for many central and eastern counties.  …

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Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/08/05/july-weather-summary-and-harvest-weather-outlook/

July Cattle and Forage Management Reminders

UF/IFAS Beef Cattle & Forage Specialists, and County Extension Agents serving the Florida Panhandle worked to develop a basic management calendar for cattle producers.  The purpose of this calendar is to provide reminders for management techniques with similar timing to those used at the North Florida Research and Education Center’s Beef Research Unit, Marianna, Florida.  …

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Perennial Peanut Field Day July 23

Perennial Peanut Field Day Saturday, July 23rd, 2016 9:30 AM EST Registration – $ 10 per person UF/IFAS North Florida Research and Education Center, Quincy, Florida The Perennial Peanut Producers Association and the University of Florida are teaming up to host a tour of ongoing perennial peanut research at the UF/IFAS North Florida Research and …

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Cotton Marketing News: Christmas in July

The calendar says July; but for the cotton grower it’s Christmas.  This week’s USDA monthly supply and demand numbers were an unexpected gift.  The market reacted positively and let’s hope prices can sustain the new-found optimism. Even if prices eventually slip back a bit, and I’m not saying they will, today’s move at minimum gives …

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Things are Getting Hot on the Island… Discovering the Florida Panhandle – Barrier Islands – July

The air temperatures are in the high ‘90’s and the heat indices are reaching over 100°F; heck the inland water temperatures are in the high ‘80’s – it’s just hot out there! But our barrier island wildlife friends are doing okay, they have had to deal with this many times before. Deep burrows and nocturnal …

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Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/07/17/things-are-getting-hot-on-the-island-discovering-the-florida-panhandle-barrier-islands-july/

July: National Ice Cream Month

July is National Ice Cream Month July: National Ice Cream Month Why not start this month off with a treat! In 1984, President Ronald Reagan declared July as National Ice Cream Month and the third Sunday in July (July 19th) as National Ice Cream Day! Actually, the whole month of July is supposed to be …

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Get a “Bang” Out of July 4 Safely

Photo Credit: Chris Luczkow, www.flickr.com The bright, beautiful colors of a fireworks displays are a sight to behold and the highlight of July 4 celebrations across the country. But, it’s important to be careful when selecting and using fireworks for your family’s celebration. The National Council on Fireworks Safety offers these consumer safety tips: Check …

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New EDIS Publications Added in July

EDIS is the University of Florida’s Official website with fact sheets available to download on a wide variety of topics for free. The University of Florida IFAS Extension offers a database of fact sheets available for free download on the Internet called EDIS (Electronic Data Information Source) that has many publications of interest to farmers and ranchers …

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