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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 greater …

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Deer Nutrition Now Can Payoff in the Fall

Source: Mississippi State University, Forest & Wildlife Research Center
http://www.fwrc.msstate.edu/pubs/antler.pdf

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  Northwest …

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WCYF Animal Science Project Update

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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

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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

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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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Extreme Cold Alert for Cattle Producers

Extremely cold temperatures predicted for the next few days.

With extremely cold temperatures coming the next few days cattle producers should be aware of the effects of the cold weather on their livestock and take what steps they can to protect their animals.  Below are some basic steps that producers can follow to help their cattle through the cold weather.

1) Make sure cattle …

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Get involved with 4-H

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This helpful guide will walk you step by step through 4-H Online enrollment.

How to enroll in Washington County 4-H

 

 

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4-H Club meetings

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With a new 4-H year beginning September 1st, we’ve had calls, texts and emails about 4-H Club meetings starting back up after summer break.   We’ll get the word out through Facebook, local news and a mass email to 4-H members and parents.

 

Are you enrolled in florida.4honline.com?  If so,

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Tri-State Cucurbit Meeting

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UF / IFAS of Jackson County will host this year’s annual Watermelon-Cucurbit Meeting on Monday, February 11. Registration will begin at 8:30 AM CST, with the program beginning at 9:00 AM. Topics to be covered include: 

  • Disease Control in Cucurbits
  • Fertility Considerations for Cucurbit Crops
  • Pesticide Handling Decisions
  • Applying …

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