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Permaculture Workshop – April 29

The Jackson County Master Gardeners are hosting “Permaculture: An Introduction” on Saturday, April 29. Join us from 9AM to 2PM on Saturday, April 29 at the Jackson County Extension Office (2741 Penn Ave., Ste.#3, Marianna, FL) to learn the basics of permaculture. What is permaculture you might ask? Basically, it is the utilization of edible …

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Hydroponic Gardening Workshop – Marianna

BASIC HYDROPONIC GARDENING WORKSHOP Bob Hochmuth shows one of the many hydroponic growing systems at the University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Live Oak Research and Education Center. UF/IFAS photo: Thomas Wright Learn hydroponic gardening basics. Identify suitable plants for hydroponic gardening. Learn plant food recommendations for hydroponic gardens. Go home with equipment …

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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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So You Want to be a Farmer? Workshop Series

Are you an avid gardener and looking to step it up a notch? Are your gardening eyes bigger than your dinner plate? If you have ever considered selling your bounty for market, you will certainly need to do your homework! One such step you can take is to attend the UF/IFAS Panhandle Extension Team’s So …

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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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So You Want to be a Farmer? Workshop Series – February 7

Did you know that Florida’s farmers are an aging group, averaging 57 years in 2002 and 59.8 years in 2012? Also, in Florida, there was an 8% decrease in the number of farms and a 26% decrease in acres of cropland from 2002 to 2012. Additionally, agriculture professionals are actually in high demand. There is …

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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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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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Gardening for Pollinator Conservation Workshop – October 13th, Quincy FL

A “Gardening for Pollinator Conservation” Workshop will take place Thursday, October 13, at the UF/IFAS North Florida Research and Education Center (NFREC) in Quincy. Pollinators are important in conserving native plants, ensuring a plentiful food supply, encouraging biodiversity and helping maintain a healthier ecological environment – – – the so-called “balance of nature.” Come learn …

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Gardening for Pollinator Conservation Workshop – October 13

A “Gardening for Pollinator Conservation” Workshop will take place Thursday, October 13, at the UF/IFAS North Florida Research and Education Center (NFREC) in Quincy. Pollinators are important in conserving native plants, ensuring a plentiful food supply, encouraging biodiversity and helping maintain a healthier ecological environment – the so-called “balance of nature.” Come learn how you …

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