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Jackson County Certified Pile Burner Course Rescheduled for November 14

The Florida Forest Service (FFS) and UF/IFAS Extension Jackson County have rescheduled the Certified Pile Burners Course for Tuesday, November 14 in Marianna, FL.  (This course is also being offered in other areas of the state.  Check the website for the closest training to your location:  FFS Training Scheudule).   This training will be held from …

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Forest Stewardship Tour of Sandhill Farm in Jackson County – October 5

Sandhill Farm in Jackson County. Credit: Billy Boothe Sandhill Farm – Property of David and Cindi Stewart Thursday, October 5, 2017 Meet at the property at 9:00 AM CT – Adjourn after lunch When Cindi and David Stewart first saw the mosaic of sandhills, swamps, flatwoods and loblolly pine forest making up this 222-acre Jackson …

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Soybean Rust Detected in Jackson County

Figure 1. Soybean rust was detected on soybean in a soybean sentinel plot in Jackson County, Florida on June 26, 2017. The map above shows scouted and confirmed locations through July 18, 2017 as reported on the USDA IPM PIPE website. Ian Small, Kelly O’Brien, and David Wright, UF/IFAS NFREC Quincy, and Ethan Carter , …

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Jackson Cattlemen’s Tour July 21

Melvin Adams was one of three ranches to host the JCCA Tour in 2016 JCCA Cattlemen’s Tour 9:00 AM – 1:30 PM CDT, Friday, July 21 The Jackson County Cattlemen’s Association will be hosting a ranch tour on Friday, July 21.  Tour participants will gain insights into hay production, presented by two-time Jackson County Hay Farmer …

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Robert Jackson Honored as Gadsden County Agricultural Innovator

Bob Jackson was recognized as an Agricultural Innovator in Gadsden County by Alex Bolques, FAMU Extension. On Tuesday August 4, 2015, twelve Innovative Farmers and Ranchers were recognized by University of Florida IFAS Extension and Farm Credit of Northwest Florida at the Jefferson County Opera House, in Monticello.  This is the fifth year these two …

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Sunshine Returns so Harvest is Underway Again in Jackson County

Our hearts are saddened by the preliminary reports coming from South Carolina after more than a week of constant and heavy rains in the region.  Hugh Weathers, South Carolina Commissioner for Agriculture issued a preliminary report from initial damage assessments: Conservative early estimates are that direct crop losses from the recent flood may exceed $ …

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Permanent link to this article: http://washington.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/10/09/sunshine-returns-so-harvest-is-underway-again-in-jackson-county/

Steve & Seth Basford Honored as Jackson County Agricultural Innovators

Doug Mayo, Jackson County Extension Director recognized the Basford Family as Agricultural Innovators in Jackson County. On Tuesday August 4, 2015, twelve Innovative Farmers and Ranchers were recognized by University of Florida IFAS Extension and Farm Credit of Northwest Florida at the Jefferson County Opera House, in Monticello.  This is the fifth year these two …

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Jackson Cattlemen’s Tour Highlights

The Jackson County Cattlemen’s Association hosted their annual tour on August 13, 2015.  This year’s tour went to two farms and the local research station.  More than 80 people attended the tour this year.  MWI Veterinary Supply, Southern States and Farm Credit of Northwest Florida sponsored the event and covered the expenses of lunch and …

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Soybean Rust found in Jackson County Sentinel Plot

Source: Soybean Rust IPM PIPE Soybean rust (SBR) has been found on the sentinel plot in Jackson County at the Extension Office.  Because these plots are scouted for SBR on a regular basis, the SBR was confirmed very early.  SBR has now been confirmed in Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas in 2015. Soybean growers should …

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Corn Harvest is Winding Down in Jackson County

Combines were rolling along at Dietrich Farms in Jackson County this week. Photo credit: Doug Mayo It is corn harvest time in Jackson County.  While many farmers and ranchers are enjoying the more frequent rainfall lately, it is making corn harvest more challenging.  Agents in Jackson County have performed yield checks on several varieties for …

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