Tag Archive: Approaching

With Hurricane Season Approaching, Are You Prepared for an Evacuation?

Hurricane season begins this year on June 1st and ends November 30th. As Floridians, we face the possibility of hurricanes each year. This simply goes with the territory. During these months, it’s important to plan for the threat of a hurricane, and at the same time hope, it never happens. First and foremost, you may …

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FSA NAP Deadlines Approaching

Aug. 20, 2015  – Farm Service Agency Administrator Val Dolcini today encouraged producers to examine the available U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) crop risk protection options, including federal crop insurance and Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program (NAP) coverage, before the sales deadline for fall crops. “Deadlines are quickly approaching to purchase coverage for fall-seeded crops,” …

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Cold Weather Approaching: Have a Citrus Protection Plan in Place

On the night of November 13th,  a mild freeze of 30°F occured in parts of Northwest Florida.  Don’t be caught without a citrus protection plan ! Satsuma Tree protected with micro-irrigation. Image Credit: UF IFAS Jackson County Extension How cold does it have to get before citrus in Northwest Florida needs to be protected? A concrete answer …

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USDA Reminds Producers of Approaching Deadline for FSA County Committees Nominations

Want to be more involved in how federal Ag programs are delivered in your county? Consider participating as a representative on your local FSA county committee. Farm Service Agency (FSA) reminds farmers, ranchers and other agricultural producers that they have until August 1, 2013, to nominate eligible candidates to serve on local FSA county committees. …

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Permanent link to this article: http://washington.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/05/17/usda-reminds-producers-of-approaching-deadline-for-fsa-county-committees-nominations/

With Arbor Day Approaching; Good Time To Plant Spring-flowering Trees

As mentioned in the article written by Carrie Stevenson last week, we celebrate Arbor Day here in Florida on January 18th this year. It’s a day we specifically set aside to celebrate and appreciate the role living trees play in improving our lives and our environment. With that in mind, many people plant trees to …

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Permanent link to this article: http://washington.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/01/16/with-arbor-day-approaching-good-time-to-plant-spring-flowering-trees/