Agriculture

Florida Bull Test Sale 1/21/17

2016/17 Florida Bull Test Sale

Scheduled for January 21, 2017 at the NFREC Beef Unit in Marianna, FL

The 17th Florida Bull Test was conducted at the University of Florida North Florida Research and Education center in Marianna. There were 129 consignments from 33 consignors from Florida, Alabama, Georgia, and Mississippi.  There were 59 Angus, …

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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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