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2017 Agritourism Conference – September 26-27

If you are a new or existing agritourism operation looking for ideas, please consider joining us on September 26-27 at the UF/IFAS Polk County Extension Office, 1702 Hwy 17 South, Bartow, Florida.   The program will include some excellent presenters (both state and nationally recognized) as well as tours of some popular agritourism destinations in …

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2016 Gulf Coast Agritourism and Ecotourism Business Development Conference

In 2014, five Extension agents involved with www.naturallyescarosa.com launched the first Gulf Coast Agritourism & Ecotourism Business Development Conference. Over sixty business owners and members of the hospitality industry met to discuss marketing, sustainable tourism, and how to handle insurance and liability in an industry that involves outdoor exploration. Back by popular demand, we have …

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Deep South Stocker Conference August 6-7

The seventh annual Deep South Stocker Conference is headed to Alabama.  This year’s conference will be held August 6-7, 2015 in Montgomery, Alabama.  This conference is a joint effort between the Alabama Cooperative Extension System, the Mississippi State University Extension Service, and the University of Georgia Cooperative Extension. This year’s conference will begin with a …

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Highlights and Presentations from the 2015 Beef Conference

A record crowd of over 160 people attended the 2015 Beef Conference held in Marianna.  Photo Credit Doug Mayo More than 160 cattle ranchers, allied industry representatives, extension agents and specialists came together to make the 30th annual Northwest Florida Beef Conference one of the best ever.  The boost in attendance from previous years was, …

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Northwest Florida Beef Conference February 11

Northwest Florida Beef Conference and Trade Show February 11, 2015 The 30th annual Northwest Florida Beef Conference and Trade Show will be held on Wednesday, February 11th, at the Jackson County Extension Office, in the Agriculture Conference Center, located at 2741 Pennsylvania Avenue, Marianna, Florida. Registration and the Trade Show open at 7:30 AM central …

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Gulf Coast Agritourism and Ecotourism Business Development Conference Announced for November

The UF/IFAS Extension Escambia and Santa Rosa counties and Naturally EscaRosa would like to invite agritour and ecotour providers to the 2014 Agri/Eco-tourism Business Development Conference on November 5-6, 2014. The conference is geared for businesses wishing to enhance and develop their offerings. Owners, operators and employees of u-pick operations, fresh produce markets, corn mazes, …

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Permanent link to this article: http://gulf.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/10/08/gulf-coast-agritourism-and-ecotourism-business-development-conference-announced-for-november/

Northwest Florida Beef Conference February 12

The 29th annual Northwest Florida Beef Conference and Trade Show will be held on Wednesday, February 12, 2014, at the Jackson County Agriculture Conference Center, located at 2741 Pennsylvania Avenue, Marianna, Florida.  The event begins with registration and the Trade Show opening at 7:30 AM central time, and concludes at 1:30 PM.  The program begins …

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Florida Agriculture Financial Management Conference – October 21-22

The 2013 Florida Agricultural Financial Management Conference (FAFMC) is taking place on October 21 – 22, 2013 at the Omni Orlando Resort at Champions Gate. This year we’re pleased to announce our partnership with the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services to bring this conference to the state. With a projected attendance of 300 …

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Alabama Cow-calf Conference June 15

Auburn University will be hosting the Alabama Cow-calf Conference on Friday, June 15, at the Ham Wilson Livestock Arena.  The full day program begins at 8:00 AM Central and concludes with a steak dinner.  The 2012 focus will be:  Meeting Global Beef Demand One Cow and Calf at a Time.  The following topics will be discussed …

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Register early for the 2012 Small Farm Conference

The University of Florida’s (UF) Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) and Florida A&M University’s (FAMU) Small Farms and Alternative Enterprises Focus Team are pleased to announce that the fourth annual Florida Small Farms and Alternative Enterprises Conference will be held in Kissimmee, Florida July 27-29. The goal of the annual Florida Small Farms …

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