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Florida Saves Week 2017, February 27 – March 4, 2017

Nationally, America Saves Week is an annual opportunity to promote good personal savings behavior! More locally, the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) is collaborating with America Saves in a campaign to help Floridians build wealth, not debt! The Florida Saves, (floridasaves.org) statewide initiative has been officially endorsed by Jeff Atwater …

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Dooryard Citrus Care for February

Dooryard citrus enthusiasts may be uncertain about late winter management of Satsuma and other citrus trees.  Several questions that have come in to the Extension Office recently include: Should I prune my trees? Why are the leaves yellow? How soon should I fertilize?  The focus of this article is to provide some answers to these common …

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February is National Snack Food Month

February has been designated National Snack Month by the Snack Food Association of America, and the National Potato Promotion Board. As Americans, the one thing that we can all agree on is our love of snacks. Snack sales in the United States top $ 60 Billion annually. The snack foods that we tend to reach …

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Citrus Health Forum – February 23

Oranges on trees in a grove at the Citrus Research and Education Center. Photo taken on 03/04/16. Florida citrus growers are welcomed to attend the 2017 Citrus Health Forum, February 23rd at the North Florida Research and Education Center, 155 Research Road, Quincy, FL. With the continuous development of cold-hardy citrus varieties, and improvement in freeze protection, there …

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Pond Management Workshop – February 15

February 15, 2017 UF/IFAS North Florida Research and Education Center 155 Research Rd, Quincy, FL 32351 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. (Eastern) Topics: Pond Management Goals Fish Stocking Options for Your Pond Fish Management Options Water Quality and its Management Weed ID & Control Bring your pond weed for free identification Pond Visit Included Presenters: Chuck …

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Atmore AL Peanut Production Meeting – February 22

Alabama and Florida farmers are welcomed to join us for the Atmore Peanut Production meeting on February 22 at 11:00 am.  The meeting will be held at Grace Fellowship Church, 1412 East Nashville Avenue in Atmore, AL. Topics that will be covered: Market Outlook Variety Selection Insect Control Disease Update All are welcomed, but we ask that …

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Atmore AL Cotton Production Meeting – February 14

The annual Auburn Cotton Production meeting will be held on  February 14, 2017 at Grace Fellowship Church, located on 1412 East Nashville Avenue in Atmore, AL. A great line up of speakers will share on the following topics: 2017 Crops Update Variety Comparisons Scouting New Chemistry What we learned from 2016 The meeting starts at 11:00 …

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Farm Day 2017 – February 1

Florida and Alabama row crop farmers are welcomed to attend the 2017 Farm Day program on February 1st at Grace Fellowship Church, 1412 E Nashville Avenue in Atmore. Thanks to generous agribusiness support, the event is free. Registration starts at 8 am. Topics to be discussed are as follows: Dr. Bob Kemerait:  Row Crop Diseases—Control, …

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Escambia – Santa Rosa Pesticide Applicator Class – February 24

Are you in need of a private pesticide applicator’s license?  Lacking a few CEUs for license renewal?   Please join us at the annual Escambia-Santa Rosa Pesticide Applicator class on February 24, 2017.  This year, our meeting will be held at the Walnut Hill Community Center (Ruritan), located at 7850 Highway 97 in Walnut Hill, Florida. …

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Farm Food Safety Certification Training – February 13

A Produce Safety Alliance (PSA) Grower Training is scheduled for Monday, February 13 at the Jackson County Extension Office in Marianna, FL.  The PSA Grower Training curriculum is approved by the FDA to meet the requirements of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Produce Safety Rule. Who Should Attend? – Fruit and vegetable growers with …

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