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Friday Feature: Way Out West in Florida

The Florida Beef Council shared a neat old movie short on Facebook a while back that was made in the 1950s.  This Paramount Pictures 10-minute movie short was made to show movie goers the Florida most people knew nothing about between feature films.  This movie short captured some neat film footage on the famous Partin …

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East Meets West: Alternative Horse Therapy

This stallion at the University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences horse teaching unit in Gainesville, gets an acupuncture treatment from Dr. Fluisheng Xie. “The treatments relieve muscular tension and relax stiff joints which can cause severe discomfort to a horse,” Dr. Xie said. Since we call western medicine “conventional” medicine, it follows …

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West Florida Crop Production Meeting February 11

Join us for the West Florida Crop Production Meeting on February 11, 2016 at the Jay Community Center (5259 Booker Lane Jay, Florida 32565). Registration begins at 7:45 am and the meeting will begin at 8:00 am. Speakers from the University of Florida, University of Georgia, and government agencies will provide updates on their research …

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West Florida Extension Farm Field Day August 27th

All are invited to attend the 2015 Extension Farm Field Day  that will be held on Thursday, August 27th at the UF/IFAS WFREC (4253 Experiment Road, Hwy 182, Jay, FL 32565).  Registration starts at 8:00 a.m. with tours beginning at 8:30.   Lunch will be generously provided through agribusiness sponsorship. Florida and Alabama restricted pesticide license renewal CEUs …

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West Florida 2013 Field Corn Variety Trial

Josh Thompson, UF/IFAS Regional Agronomy Agent, and Kim Wilkens, AL Regional Agronomy Agent compare corn varieties at the West Florida Research and Education Center Variety Trial. Because of the renewed interest in field corn production in the region, the West Florida Research and Education Center (WFREC)  conducted a variety test for the first time in …

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