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Things are Getting Hot on the Island… Discovering the Florida Panhandle – Barrier Islands – July

The air temperatures are in the high ‘90’s and the heat indices are reaching over 100°F; heck the inland water temperatures are in the high ‘80’s – it’s just hot out there! But our barrier island wildlife friends are doing okay, they have had to deal with this many times before. Deep burrows and nocturnal …

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July: National Ice Cream Month

July is National Ice Cream Month July: National Ice Cream Month Why not start this month off with a treat! In 1984, President Ronald Reagan declared July as National Ice Cream Month and the third Sunday in July (July 19th) as National Ice Cream Day! Actually, the whole month of July is supposed to be …

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Permanent link to this article: http://gulf.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/07/15/july-national-ice-cream-month/

2015 Corn Field Day: Friday July 24th

UF/IFAS West Florida Research and Education Center will hold the 2015 Field Corn Field Day on Friday, July 24th from 10-noon.  This year, topics will include the Corn Variety Trial and Demonstration, Environmentally Smart Nitrogen (ESN) and urea blends, and Fertilizer Application Timing for corn production.  Come see how varieties from Dyna Gro, Monsanto-Dekalb, Croplan, Syngenta, Pioneer, Terral, and Augusta …

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Permanent link to this article: http://gulf.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/07/11/2015-corn-field-day-friday-july-24th/

Get a “Bang” Out of July 4 Safely

Photo Credit: Chris Luczkow, www.flickr.com The bright, beautiful colors of a fireworks displays are a sight to behold and the highlight of July 4 celebrations across the country. But, it’s important to be careful when selecting and using fireworks for your family’s celebration. The National Council on Fireworks Safety offers these consumer safety tips: Check …

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Permanent link to this article: http://gulf.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/06/26/get-a-bang-out-of-july-4-safely/

Sunbelt Ag Expo Field Day July 9

Farmers can get the latest and most pertinent Agricultural research and technologies information at the Sunbelt Expo Field Day scheduled for July 9, 2015 at the Darrell Williams Research Farm, located at the Expo Show Site. The goal of the Darrell Williams Research Farm is to provide farmers and agribusinessmen with the opportunity to combine …

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Permanent link to this article: http://gulf.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/06/06/sunbelt-ag-expo-field-day-july-9/

Sunbelt Ag Expo Field Day July 9

Farmers can get the latest and most pertinent Agricultural research and technologies information at the Sunbelt Expo Field Day scheduled for July 9, 2015 at the Darrell Williams Research Farm, located at the Expo Show Site. The goal of the Darrell Williams Research Farm is to provide farmers and agribusinessmen with the opportunity to combine …

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Early July Rains Drench Panhandle

National Weather Service precipitation estimates for June 28- July 12 Libbie Johnson, Escambia County Ag Agent,  found a really cool weather data website.  The National Weather Service provides estimates of rainfall based on the combination of radar estimates and data collected by weather stations.  This information is used to generate color coated images like the …

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Permanent link to this article: http://gulf.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/07/13/early-july-rains-drench-panhandle/

Celebrate with Family and Friends this 4th of July

July is a busy time of year on the farm, but the 4th of July is always special.  Take time to celebrate America’s birthday, and be thankful for the freedoms we enjoy living in this nation. Author: Doug Mayo – demayo@ufl.edu Jackson County Extension Director, & Livestock & Forages Agent My true expertise is with …

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Permanent link to this article: http://gulf.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/07/04/celebrate-with-family-and-friends-this-4th-of-july/

Field Corn Variety Tour July 8

When: Monday, July 8, 2013 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM (CDT) Where: UF/IFAS West Florida Research and Education Center 4253 Experiment Road, Jay, FL 32565 The UF/IFAS West Florida Research and Education Center along with UF/IFAS Extension and the Alabama Cooperative Extension Service will be hosting a tour featuring 17 varieties of field corn.  …

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Sunbelt Expo Field Day July 11

The Sunbelt Expo Field Day is scheduled for Thursday, July 11, 2013, beginning at 7:15 am.  Attendees will not only have a chance to learn from the region’s top agricultural consultants and specialists to many of the pertinent areas of agriculture, but they will be able to participate in hands-on demonstrations. Please pay attention to …

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