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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/

Friday Feature: Florida Ranchers Working Together to Supply Local Beef

Friday Feature: Florida Ranchers Working Together to Supply Local Beef

A new cooperative, Florida Cattle Ranchers LLC is developing a branded beef program to …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/02/25/friday-feature-florida-ranchers-working-together-to-supply-local-beef/

Tropical Sod Webworms Active in Local Lawns

Tropical Sod Webworms Active in Local Lawns

Tropical sod webworms have been active in local lawns during the past few weeks here in North Florida. All of our warm season turf grasses are susceptible to these pests.

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/09/02/tropical-sod-webworms-active-in-local-lawns/

Support Your Local Growers’ Markets

Support Your Local Growers’ Markets

Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/07/19/support-your-local-growers-markets/

Increasing Income from Calves Sold at your Local Livestock Market

Increasing Income from Calves Sold at your Local Livestock Market

Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/05/15/increasing-income-from-calves-sold-at-your-local-livestock-market/

Black Twig Borers in Local Trees

Black Twig Borers in Local Trees

 

Common symptoms of the black twig borer. Image Credit Matthew Orwat UF IFAS Extension

Common symptoms of the …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/12/17/black-twig-borers-in-local-trees/

New Leaf Market sponsors Tour of Local Farms – Oct 19 & 20

New Leaf Market 6th Annual Farm Tour

New Leaf Market 6th Annual Farm Tour

New Leaf Market in Tallahassee has hosted a local farm tour for the past 6 years. The 2013 Farm Tour …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/10/12/new-leaf-market-sponsors-tour-of-local-farms-oct-19-20/

Support Farmers, Buy Local

Consumers worldwide are rediscovering the benefits of buying locally grown food. However, this notion is not necessarily new. Farmers have been making their freshly produced wares available at local locations for years.

So, why should anyone buy local?  Local produce is considered …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/08/12/support-farmers-buy-local/

Consider Volunteering at a Local School

Image Credit: Eddie Powell

Before the new school year begins for the kids in your county, consider volunteering at your local School Garden.

School gardens offer benefits to volunteers and students that go beyond the classroom. They provide a platform for students, teachers, and …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/07/15/consider-volunteering-at-a-local-school/

UF/IFAS Extension collecting peanut butter donations for local food pantries

Extension Offices across the Panhandle of Florida are collecting unopened peanut butter jars to give to local food pantries.

Take a Bite Out of Hunger in Your County!

UF/IFAS Extension and the Florida Peanut Producers have …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2012/10/19/ufifas-extension-collecting-peanut-butter-donations-for-local-food-pantries/