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Timber Tax Workshops for Landowners, Foresters, Accountants, and Attorneys – January 23, 26, or 31

The Alabama Cooperative Extension System is offering workshops on income tax issues related to owning timberland and the production of forest products. The following topics will be covered: Tax aspects of acquiring land Allocating basis Setting up timber accounts Using separately identifiable properties Calculating depletion allowance Reporting income from harvesting timber Reporting the cost of planting and …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/01/20/timber-tax-workshops-for-landowners-foresters-accountants-and-attorneys-january-23-26-or-31/

Financial and Succession Planning Workshop – January 26

January 26, 2017 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. (lunch provided) Jackson County Extension 2741 Penn Avenue, Marianna, Florida 32448 Join us for a Financial and Succession Planning Workshop! Strategic Wealth Group from Tallahassee will be leading the workshop. They have an expertise in business and estate planning and specialize in working with farmers.The program will …

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December Weather Summary and January Outlook

National Weather Service estimates of rainfall across the Panhandle in December 2016. December brought quite a change from the previous months of drought.  The National Weather Service estimates for rainfall ranged from isolated locations with over 15″ (purple), large regions with over 10″ (hot pink), to less than 4″ along the coast of Gulf, Franklin, …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/01/07/december-weather-summary-and-january-outlook/

January Cattle and Forage Management Reminders

UF/IFAS Beef Cattle & Forage Specialists, and County Extension Agents serving the Florida Panhandle developed a basic management calendar for cattle producers in the region.  The purpose of this calendar is to provide reminders for management techniques with similar timing to those used at the North Florida Research and Education Center’s Beef Unit, near Marianna, …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/01/06/january-cattle-and-forage-management-reminders/

Panhandle Hay Production Conference and Trade Show – January 25

Regardless of weather conditions, the ability to supply ample and nutritious forage is critical for livestock production.  Learn more about this topic at the Hay Production Conference and Trade Show on Wednesday, January 25, 2017, at the Holmes County Ag Center, 1169 E Hwy 90, Bonifay FL.  Presentation topics will include: Fertility and Relative Forage …

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Managing Forests and Farms for Fish and Wildlife Workshop – January 12

Photo: Doug Mayo The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) along with the Florida Forest Service, Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Office of Ag Water Policy, Natural Resources Conservation Service, Farm Credit of Northwest Florida, and University of Florida IFAS Extension will hold a public workshop on Thursday, January 12, 2017 in …

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2017 Florida Bull Test Sale – January 21

University of Florida – North Florida Research and Education Center Beef Unit sale facility where the Florida Bull Test Sale will be conducted near Marianna, FL. The 17th Florida Bull Test was conducted at the University of Florida North Florida Research and Education center in Marianna.  There were 129 consignments from 33 consignors from Florida, …

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Florida Heifer Development Program Hosts Workshop January 6

Heifers entered in the 2016 Florida Heifer Development Program, at the North Florida Research and Education Center, Marianna. Photo: K. Waters The investment of time and resources that are required for replacement heifer develop is substantial. However, effective heifer development is critical for continued success within a cattle production system. Research has provided developmental benchmark …

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Tri-State Cucurbit Meeting – Thursday, January 19

  Farmers with prize watermelons. Image from Smathers Archives. The 2017 Tri-State Cucurbit Meeting will be held on Thursday, January 19, at the Jackson County Agricultural Conference Center, 2741 Pennsylvania Avenue, Marianna, Florida. Registration opens at 7:30 AM (Central Time) and the event will end with a sponsored lunch. This meeting will provide the latest …

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Fooling Mother Nature for January Foals

Horses are seasonal breeders Source: Myhorseuniversit.vudat.msu.edu When day length is getting shorter, mares begin to grow winter hair coats, their estrous cycles become erratic, then they stop ovulating for a period of time that is called anestrous.  After December 21st (winter solstice) the days begin to lengthen. The mare perceives subtle changes in daylight and, …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/12/02/fooling-mother-nature-for-january-foals/

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