NW Florida Beef Conference February 11

Beef conference

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 …

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Farm Bill Meetings

Price Loss Coverage (PLC) and Agricultural Risk Coverage (ARC) Programs

USDA Florida Farm Service Agency (FSA) invites farmers to attend Farm Bill meetings hosted by the USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) to discuss the Price Loss Coverage (PLC) and Agricultural Risk Coverage (ARC) programs which provide revenue and price loss payments to eligible producers …

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Deer Nutrition & Management Seminar

food plot 2014

UF/IFAS Extension, in cooperation with FWC, is presenting a Deer Nutrition & Management Seminar. The seminar will address topics relating to food plots and perennial food sources as well as deer herd management techniques. Anyone interested in better managing the deer and deer habitat on their property is encouraged to attend. The seminar will be …

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Rockin Robotics Camp


Teamwork, cooperation, goal setting, science, technology, engineering and math are all part of the LEGO Robotics experience your 5th-8th grader can have at the Rockin Robotics Camp June 16-20. The camp, a collaborative project between Washington-Holmes Tech Center and Washington County 4-H, will feature a week of building, problem solving and challenges.

Rockin Robotics …

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Longleaf Pine Workshop – May, 14

For more information contact Mark Mauldin. 850-638-6180

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Cotton Farm Bill Meetings Scheduled

Farm bill informational meetings are coming up very soon.


Attention Cotton Farmers

The National Cotton Council is hosting a series of meetings across the cotton belt. The purpose of these meetings is to inform cotton producers and those in related industries about the Agricultural Act of 2014, the new five-year comprehensive farm law that includes fundamental changes in cotton’s safety net, a …

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Deer Nutrition Now Can Payoff in the Fall

Source: Mississippi State University, Forest & Wildlife Research Center

To the chagrin of hunters across the panhandle deer season has drawn to a close. As the days lengthen and temperatures begin to climb many of the areas outdoorsmen (and women) shift their efforts to pursuits of a more aquatic nature on the gulf or any of the enumerable lakes, rivers, ponds, or creeks  …

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WCYF Animal Science Project Update

show pig

Just a reminder – All hogs entered in the fair must be bled and tested for brucellosis and pseudo-rabies prior to the fair.

Dr. Anderson will be available to bleed hogs entered in the fair Tuesday, February 4th from 3-5pm  at the                             …

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Florida Bull Test Sale January 18, 2014


Don’t forget; the Bull Test Sale is this Saturday. We have sale catalogs here at the extension office. The bulls will be available for viewing on Saturday prior to the sale. Lunch will also be available on site.

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Cogongrass Workshop 1/14/2014

Cogangrass flyer 001

Cogongrass is an extremely aggressive and difficult to control invasive species. Cogongrass is found throughout Washington County. If not controlled Cogongrass infestations will continue to spread making eventual control much more difficult. It should also be noted
that uninformed attempts to control Cogongrass are very often ineffective and in some cases further the …

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