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Panhandle Equine Health and Management Workshop

Photo by Jennifer Bearden Join us for an educational evening! Topics will include: Equine Digestive System and Nutrition Equine Dental Care Internal Parasites of Equines Quality Forages   When:  December 9, 2014 Time:  6-8:30pm Where:  UF/IFAS North Florida Research and Education Center, Quincy   Download the flyer to share this information with other horse enthusiasts: …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/11/15/panhandle-equine-health-and-management-workshop/

October Panhandle Weather Summary

October National Weather Service provides rainfall estimates show the variation in rainfall across the Florida Panhandle.  The areas in red received more than 5″ and the areas in green less than 2″. The National Weather Service rainfall estimates for October show the variation in rainfall across the Panhandle.  The areas of red in the graphic …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/11/08/october-panhandle-weather-summary/

Beekeeping in the Panhandle 4th Annual Workshop & Tradeshow November 14th and 15th

  The Florida State Beekeepers, Central Panhandle, Chipola, and Tupelo Beekeepers Associations, in partnership with the Florida Department of Agriculture, and UF/IFAS Extension, are proud to offer the 4th annual Beekeepers Workshop & Trade-show November 14th & 15th! This event will provide hands-on educational opportunities including interaction with expert beekeepers, open hive demonstrations, and more!  …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/10/21/beekeeping-in-the-panhandle-4th-annual-workshop-tradeshow-november-14th-and-15th/

Agritourism: a Growing Industry in the Panhandle

Agritourism – Holmes County Corn Maze – Photo Courtesy of Ryan Hammack Agritourism is an industry that provides alternative income opportunities for Panhandle agricultural producers, while providing recreational opportunities for tourists, schools, churches, and other organizations.  Agritourism activities also promote agriculture, and the vital role that agriculture plays in our daily lives, and the Florida …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/10/18/agritourism-a-growing-industry-in-the-panhandle/

Visit Your Panhandle Ag Extension Team at the Sunbelt Ag Expo

The UF/IFAS Building at the Sunbelt Ag Expo, Moultrie, GA Come see your UF/IFAS Extension Panhandle Ag Extension Team at the UF Building at the Sunbelt Ag Expo.  We’ll be taking a look at agricultural tools of the past, present, and future! Agriculture has come a long way from horse drawn equipment and hand tools!  …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/10/11/visit-your-panhandle-ag-extension-team-at-the-sunbelt-ag-expo/

Beekeeping in the Panhandle 4th Annual Workshop & Tradeshow!

The Florida State Beekeepers, Central Panhandle, Chipola, and Tupelo Beekeepers Associations, in cooperation with the Florida Department of Agriculture, and UF/IFAS Extension, are proud to offer the 4th annual Beekeepers Workshop & Trade-show! This event will provide hands-on educational opportunities including interaction with expert beekeepers, open hive demonstrations, and more!  This event will be held …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/10/10/beekeeping-in-the-panhandle-4th-annual-workshop-tradeshow/

Panhandle Crop Meeting – March 6th

The 2014 Panhandle Crop Meeting will be held on Thursday, March 6th, at the Jackson County Agriculture Conference Center. Registration opens at 7:15 AM (Central) and concludes at noon with a sponsored lunch. The Panhandle Crop Meeting will contain an array of presentations from extension specialists from the University of Florida, Georgia and Auburn University. The …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/01/25/panhandle-crop-meeting-march-6th/

2013 Panhandle FAWN Weather Summary

The rainfall in 2013 was certainly varied across all six Florida Automated Weather Network (FAWN) Stations located in the Panhandle.  The Carrabelle station collected over 78″ and the driest location was in Jay where a more normal 52 inches fell for the year.  The average 2013 rainfall at all 5 stations was 62″.  The 64″ …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/01/03/2013-panhandle-fawn-weather-summary/

Season’s Greetings from the Panhandle Ag Team

The County Agents and State Specialists that make up the Panhandle Agriculture Extension Team wish you and your family Happy Holidays!  Your Panhandle Ag Team will be enjoying a week with family and friends to relax and rest up for the year ahead.  2013 was quite a year, and it is hard to believe that …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/12/20/seasons-greetings-from-the-panhandle-ag-team/

Ethiopian Mustard a New Crop for the Panhandle

Ethiopian mustard is a crop with real potential in the Southeast since it can be grown on land that has traditionally been fallow during the winter. Jim Marois, Professor of Plant Pathology, NFREC-Quincy Researchers at the UF/IFAS North Florida Research and Education Center (NFREC) are working on a new winter crop for the Southeast U.S.  …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/12/13/ethiopian-mustard-a-new-crop-for-the-panhandle/

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