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Moisture Monitoring, Cover Crops, and Best Management Practices for Crop Farmers

Moisture Monitoring, Cover Crops, and Best Management Practices for Crop Farmers

On August 10th, UF/IFAS Santa Rosa and Escambia County Extension hosted a field day covering moisture monitoring, cover crops, and best management …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/08/11/moisture-monitoring-cover-crops-and-best-management-practices-for-crop-farmers/

The Mobile Irrigation Lab Team: Helping Panhandle Farmers Lower Costs and Conserve Water

The Mobile Irrigation Lab Team: Helping Panhandle Farmers Lower Costs and Conserve Water

Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/08/11/the-mobile-irrigation-lab-team-helping-panhandle-farmers-lower-costs-and-conserve-water/

Farmers Prepare for the New Food Safety Standards

If you are a farmer, you have most likely heard about the Food Safety Modernization Act, or FSMA, by now. If you are not a farmer, you probably do not know that food safety regulations are going through a big change. The FSMA, which was passed in 2011, is considered the largest update to food …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/05/12/farmers-prepare-for-the-new-food-safety-standards/

Beavers – Engineering Marvel or Farmer’s Frustration

Beavers – Engineering Marvel or Farmer’s Frustration

Beaver lodge, Calhoun County Florida. Photo by Judy Biss

Even though the “work” beavers do …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/03/10/beavers-engineering-marvel-or-farmers-frustration/

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/

Income Tax Workshop for Farmers, Accountants, and Attorneys – October 3

Income Tax Workshop for Farmers, Accountants, and Attorneys – October 3

tax for farmers

 

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/09/23/income-tax-workshop-for-farmers-accountants-and-attorneys-october-3/

The Vegetable Production Handbook of Florida: The Go-to-Guide for Vegetable Farmers

The Vegetable Production Handbook of Florida: The Go-to-Guide for Vegetable Farmers

Figure 1 freeman 3The recently …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/08/26/the-vegetable-production-handbook-of-florida-the-go-to-guide-for-vegetable-farmers/

Farmers Market Symposium in Pensacola March 8

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On Tuesday, March 8, 2016,  UF/IFAS Extension Escambia County will hold a Farmers Market Symposium from 8:30-3:30.  The meeting will take place at the Langley Bell 4-H Auditorium, 3730 Stefani Road Cantonment FL 32533.

EDUCATIONAL SESSIONS WILL …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/02/12/farmers-market-symposium-in-pensacola-march-8/

Farmers Market Symposium on March 8, 2016

Farmers Market Symposium on March 8, 2016

farmers market symposium 2On Tuesday, March 8, 2016,  UF/IFAS Extension Escambia …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/02/10/farmers-market-symposium-on-march-8-2016/

UGA Decision Aids can Help Farmers Decide What Crops to Plant in 2016

2015 was a very challenging year for Panhandle row crop farmers with the double whammy of low commodity prices and unfavorable weather.  As a result, many farmers are uncertain as to what crops to plant for the coming year.

The University of Georgia has a nice tool or decision aid that provides estimated returns on …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/01/29/uga-decision-aids-can-help-farmers-decide-what-crops-to-plant-in-2016/

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