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Local Farmers Inspire the Next Generation about Agriculture

Fred and Bobby teaching a group of 4-Hers about goats.

Fred and Bobbie Golden relocated to Jefferson County from Lakeland, Florida in 2000 to establish Golden Acres …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/03/03/local-farmers-inspire-the-next-generation-about-agriculture/

UF/IFAS Experts to Celebrate Animal Agriculture at the Sunbelt Ag Expo October 18-20

UF/IFAS Experts to Celebrate Animal Agriculture at the Sunbelt Ag Expo October 18-20

Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/10/14/ufifas-experts-to-celebrate-animal-agriculture-at-the-sunbelt-ag-expo-october-18-20/

Teaching Agriculture from the Ground Up

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Youth learn about pollination and nutrition at the pumpkin station. The center grows several varieties to demonstrate the diversity of the plant family.

What has 1600 eyes, 1600 legs, …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/09/29/teaching-agriculture-from-the-ground-up/

Federal Reserve Bank’s April Agriculture Report

Harrison Federal Reserve 5-50-16The Federal Reserve Banks’ Beige Book indicates agricultural conditions were mixed across the country in its April 13, 2016 release.  Chicago, St. Louis, Minneapolis, Kansas City, and Dallas Federal Reserve Banks reported poor prospects for …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/05/20/federal-reserve-banks-april-agriculture-report/

Florida’s Rangeland Agriculture and the Environment: A Natural Partnership

Woodlands and rangelands are important to both our economy and environment. Photo by Judy Ludlow

Woodlands and rangelands are important to both our economy and environment. Photo by Judy Ludlow

Most of us living in panhandle Florida recognize that our …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/07/18/floridas-rangeland-agriculture-and-the-environment-a-natural-partnership/

Reducing Water Demand for Agriculture

Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/06/12/reducing-water-demand-for-agriculture/

Federal Reserve Report Optimistic About Southeast Agriculture

Ag Blog - FRB noteThe U.S. Federal Reserve Banks are responsible for the currency used domestically.  They also issues a report eight times annually on the current economic conditions in the collective Federal Reserve Districts.

Known as the Beige Book, this publication is based on anecdotal information …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/06/12/federal-reserve-report-optimistic-about-southeast-agriculture/

Florida Agriculture Literacy Day April 21, 2015

15 Ag Literacy Day book graphicThe 12th annual Florida Agriculture Literacy Day is scheduled for Tuesday April 21, 2015, and a new non-fiction children’s book developed for it will highlight Florida’s livestock and poultry industries.  The book, the title of which is Drive Through Florida: …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/03/21/florida-agriculture-literacy-day-april-21-2015/

Farm Credit Supports 4-H Agriculture Projects

hereford show calfTo support agriculture education programs and help rural America grow, Farm Credit of Northwest Florida has designed the Youth Agricultural Loan Program specifically to help active 4-H and FFA members to get a running start with their agriculture-related projects and future success.  Members of …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/12/05/farm-credit-supports-4-h-agriculture-projects/

Incoming UF President Fuchs is Positive for Agriculture

Incoming UF President Fuchs is Positive for Agriculture

Jack Payne, Senior Vice President for Agriculture and Natural Resources (UF/IFAS)

Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/11/01/incoming-uf-president-fuchs-is-positive-for-agriculture/

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