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Which Breed is Best for Backyard Poultry?

The term “Backyard Chickens” is one many people use today.  The idea of having a pet help you make breakfast is growing in popularity.  I am often questioned as to which breed of chicken is the best breed.  …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/02/02/which-breed-is-best-for-backyard-poultry/

November 9th Green Industries Best Management Practices Class

Wednesday November 9th, 8am-4pm. Green Industries Best Management Practices

Okaloosa County Extension 3098 Airport Rd. Crestview, FL. Click Here for flyer.

 

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Author: Matthew Orwat – mjorwat@ufl.edu

Matthew J. Orwat started his career with UF / IFAS in …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/10/21/november-9th-green-industries-best-management-practices-class/

Best Seasons for Planting Coming Up

Best Seasons for Planting Coming Up

By the look of the crowded nurseries during March and April, springtime seems to be the best time for planting. This is the case for our frost tender annuals and perennials but …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/09/08/best-seasons-for-planting-coming-up/

Honey Bee Health & Best Management Strategies – August 30th

Honey Bee Health & Best Management Strategies – August 30th

Florida A&M University will be hosting a bee health workshop on Sunday, August 30th from 11AM to 5PM at the FAMU Research and Education Center …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/08/22/honey-bee-health-best-management-strategies-august-30th/

Leyland Cypress…not the best choice

Leyland Cypress…not the best choice

Photo Credit: Ed Gilman, UF/IFAS

Photo Credit: Ed Gilman, UF/IFAS

Leyland cypress, x Cupressocyparis leylandii, has been hugely popular over the past …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/08/19/leyland-cypressnot-the-best-choice/

Green Industries Best Management Practices

Landscape ProfessionalOn June 18, 2009, Florida Governor Charlie Crist signed into law SB 494 requiring all commercial fertilizer applicators have a license by January 1, 2014. Passing the Green Industries Best Management Practices (GI-BMP) training is mandatory to obtain that license.  University of Florida/IFAS Extension provides …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/07/15/green-industries-best-management-practices/

Best Time to Prune is Now Till Bud Break

eddie Sheers

Why Prune?

•          Control plant size or form

•          Remove damage (mechanical, disease, etc.)

•          Prevent potential damage (overlapping branches, poor crotch angles, diseases, etc.

•          Stimulate new growth (rejuvenate old plants, fill bare areas, increase flowering, etc.)

 

When to prune:

•          Corrective pruning …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/02/15/best-time-to-prune-is-now-till-bud-break/

Agricultural Best Management Practices – What’s Stopping You?

Submitted by Rance Ellis, FDACS OAWP

Agriculture often is in the spotlight, some might say the bull’s eye, when environmental issues are raised.  This is partly because agriculture is visible; people can see a farmer on a tractor and irrigation systems operating, …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2012/12/01/agricultural-best-management-practices-whats-stopping-you/

Agricultural Best Management Practices (BMPs) – Why Participate, and How?

Submitted by Rance Ellis, FDACS, North Florida Field Staff, BMP Program.

Florida law provides a presumption of compliance with state water quality standards to producers who enroll in and implement best management practices (BMPs) adopted by the Florida Department of Agriculture and …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2012/08/22/agricultural-best-management-practices-bmps-why-participate-and-how/

Panhandle Farmers Can Compete for the Title of Best Forage Producer at the Southeast Hay Contest

Photo Credit: Doug Mayo

Entries are currently being accepted for the 2012 Southeast Hay Contest which concludes in October at the Sunbelt Ag Expo in Moultrie, Georgia. Hay and baleage samples will be evaluated for quality and ranked based on the …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2012/05/11/panhandle-farmers-can-compete-for-the-title-of-best-forage-producer-at-the-southeast-hay-contest/

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