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Peanut Field Day- August 17th (CEUs Available)

The annual Peanut Field Day will be held at the Marianna North Florida Research and Education Center (NFREC) on Thursday, August 17, 2017 starting with registration at 7:45 AM (CDT) and ending with a sponsored lunch at the nearby Sunland Pavilion. CEUs will be available at registration. This event has been approved for Florida pesticide …

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Organic Certification Cost Share Available for 2017

Funding Announcement The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) has received funding from the 2017 National Organic Certification Cost Share Program (NOCCSP) , which is a program of the United State Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Marketing Service (USDA-AMS). These funds will be used to reimburse growers, handlers, and processors for a portion of …

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Tickets Still Available for Ag Day in the Swamp

There are still seats available for the Ag and Gardening Day celebration at the Florida Gator Homecoming Football game on November 7th.  The agricultural and gardening community can access a special, discounted ticket rate of only $ 35 per seat ($ 15 off regular ticket price).  In addition to the normal Homecoming festivities, there will …

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IPM 2-day Workshop, NFREC, Quincy, FL. June 10-11, 2014 13 Pesticide CEUs Available

Nursery IPM Workshop   North Florida Research and Education Center May Building Seminar Room and On -site Outdoor Nursery Facilities 155 Research Road Quincy, Florida 32351 June10-11, 2014 Don’t miss this hands-on, 2-day workshop focused on integrated pest management (IPM) for nursery crops! Learn how to save resources, reduce pest damage and pesticide use, and …

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USDA Microloans Available for Small Farms

The Microloan Program, available through USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA), is a relatively new option to help beginning farmers get started, or to assist existing small farms expand their operations. This program offers more flexible access to credit and is an attractive loan alternative for smaller farming operations, including the non-traditional, which often encounter limited …

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GI-BMP Class March 11 – 4 CEUs available

Florida Statute 482.1562 states that all commercial fertilizer applicators must have a license from the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) by January 1, 2014.  To provide training pursuant to this statute, the Green Industries Best Management Program (GIBMP) was developed.  These classes instruct green industry professionals in techniques of fertilizer, pesticide, and …

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Crapemyrtle Research and Disease Management Update: Thursday,October 31; FL Pesticide and FNGLA CEUs available

     Please follow this link to download a PDF version of this flyer Author: Matthew Orwat – mjorwat@ufl.edu Matthew J. Orwat started his career with UF / IFAS in 2011 and is the Horticulture Extension Agent for Washington County Florida. His goal is to provide educational programming to meet the diverse needs of and …

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New Fact Sheets available on EDIS

EDIS is the University of Florida’s Official website of fact sheets available to download on a wide variety of topics for free. The University of Florida database of fact sheets called EDIS (Electronic Data Information Source) has many publications of interest to farmers and ranchers in Northwest Florida.  http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu  Each fact sheet has a PDF or printer friendly link in …

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New Fact Sheets available on EDIS

The University of Florida database of fact sheets called EDIS (Electronic Data Information Source) has some new publications that may be of interest to farmers and ranchers in Northwest Florida.   Identification and Control of Southern Sandbur (Cenchrus echinatus L.) in Hayfields (SSAGR364/AG373) Southern sandbur is an annual grass that grows in pastures and cropland throughout the warm …

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