Panhandle Springs Tour 8/26/15

Please join the Panhandle Outdoors LIVE! crew for a fun and informative tour of some of our local springs. In addition to enjoying the scenic beauty of these springs we will learn about their history, how they are currently being managed, and what challenges they are facing now and in the future. Tour and registration …

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Principles of Pasture Productivity – A Three Part Series

Cattle and horse operations, large and small, depend on the successful production of forage to help meet the nutritional demands of their animals. Making the grass grow is not as simple or easy as many of us would like it to be. In an effort to help livestock producers improve the productivity of …

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Florida Bull Test Nomination Deadline July, 15

Nomination deadline for consignors wishing to consign bulls to the Florida Bull Test is June 15, 2015. The Florida Bull test is hosted at the University of Florida North Florida research and Education Center (NFREC) in Marianna, FL.

For the 16th year, the North Florida Research and Education Center (NFREC) will be hosting the Florida …

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Ag Saves Series Begins March 24

On February 23, 2015, 93 folks in the Agriculture Industry assembled to kick-off a new initiative, AgSave$, to bring personal finance education such as estate planning, succession planning, and protecting assets to farmers, ranchers and agriculture producers in Florida. The AgSave$ program is a cooperation between Agriculture and Family and Consumer Sciences Faculty in the …

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It’s Not Too Late to Reallocate Base Acres and Update Yields


Article by Rodney Clouser and John Vansickle

On Friday, February 27th, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack announced a one-time extension by USDA for landowners to reallocate base acres and update payment yields for 2014 Farm Bill covered commodities, which for the first time excludes cotton. The new final update deadline has been extended …

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Ag Saves Summit – February 23


Farm families face unique issues concerning retirement and succession planning (who will own and/or manage the farm when the current owner is no longer able). Farming is a business which has evolved into more than just a way of life. Now, successful farming includes in-depth financial planning, implementing and evaluating new enterprises, new techniques, …

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NW Florida Beef Conference February 11

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

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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