Agriculture

Understanding and Applying Performance Data 1/10/17

Bull selection is one of the fastest ways for a cattleman to change the quality of his calf crop from one year to the next. It is difficult to overstate the importance of the bull. In a small herd half of the genetic potential of the entire calf crop is determined by a single individual, …

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Core, Right of Way and Aquatic Pesticide Training and Exam Classes

Cost: $10.00 per class –  Pre Registration Required December 12th, 13th, and 14th from 8:00am-12:00pm CST Monday December 12th: Core, 3 ceus with exam to follow Tuesday December 13th  : Right of Way, 4 ceus with exam to follow Wednesday December 14th : Aquatic, 4 ceus with exam to follow Follow this link …

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WASHINGTON COUNTY FARM-CITY WEEK BREAKFAST Tuesday, November 15, 7:30 – 9:00 A.M.

Nov. 16 – 23, 2016 is National Farm-City Week, a time to recognize and celebrate the importance of relationships between farmers, consumers, community leaders and everyone in between who contributes to our safe, abundant food supply.

Farm-City Week activities, introduced in 1955, involve educational programming to build interdependence between rural and urban citizens.

Farm-City Week …

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Join the Peanut Butter Challenge!

Did you know that peanut butter is an inexpensive source of high-quality protein?  Let’s provide healthy peanut butter produced from locally grown peanuts to those in need in your county.  Drop off unopened jars of peanut butter to the UF/IFAS Extension Washington County office now through November 23.  The Florida Peanut Producers Association will match …

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Upcoming Fall Gardening Workshop Series August 25th – September 22

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Class Descriptions

 

August 25th Starting Seed -““Beautiful Gardens Begin with The Seed”  Instructor: Shirley Barber—$15.00 “Shirley has been a Master Gardener with St. Johns County for 11 years. She is a lifelong gardener with a focus on community service. Shirley has installed thousands of plants in public gardens in Georgia, …

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Fundamentals of Charcoal Grilling – August 2

Learn hands-on how to build a fire, regulate heat and cooking temperature, and tips on meat selection and homemade rubs.  Join us Tuesday, August 2, 6:00-8:00 PM, at the Washington County Ag Center, 1424 Jackson Avenue, Chipley.

Registration is $5 per person and includes food samples and materials. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED by …

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Chipley Farmers Market Now Open for 2016

 

 

Chipley Farmers Market NOW Open for the spring season!!!!!!!!!!! Beginning April 5th 2016 Schedule: Hours of operation:

  • Tuesdays:     9:30 a.m.—4:30 p.m.
  • Thursdays:   9:30 a.m.—4:30 p.m.
  • Saturdays from 8a.m.-12p.m.

Location: 685 7th Street at the “train depot” between Highway 90 and the Amtrak …

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April 1&2 : 5th Annual Beekeepers Workshop & Tradeshow in Chipley Florida!

Register Now for the 5th Annual Beekeepers Workshop & Tradeshow in Chipley Florida! Download this printable flyer with Agenda & Details:

Beekeepers Field Day And Trade Show 2016

This Year’s Event Features:

  • Extended Opportunities for Hands-On Open-Hive Experiences
  • Presentations on the Latest Research-Based Beekeeping Practices
  • Interaction With Expert Beekeepers
  • Vendors …

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Central Panhandle Pesticide Training Series

 An Equal Opportunity Institution UF/IFAS Extension, University of Florida, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, Nick T. Place, dean for UF/IFAS Extension. Single copies of UF/IFAS Extension publications (excluding 4-H and youth publications) are available free to Florida residents from county UF/IFAS Extension offices. Click Here t

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Produce Pointers Class Saturday February 27th

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