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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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2017 NFREC Beef & Forage Day – September 15

Friday, September 15, 2017 UF/IFAS NFREC Beef Research Unit (One mile west of Greenwood, FL on Hwy 162) Cattle producers are invited to visit the UF/IFAS North Florida Research and Education Center, near Marianna, for a Beef and Forage Field Day to be held at the beef Research Unit on Friday, September 15.  The festivities …

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Pecan Field Day – September 12 – Monticello

Harvest time is just around the corner for Florida pecan growers. Producers will meet in Monticello on Tuesday, September 12, 2017 for the annual field day and Pecan Growers’ Association meeting. If you’re a pecan grower, or just considering it, the morning’s topics and speakers will be a great opportunity to learn more about the pecan business. …

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Certified Pile Burner Course – August 30 & September 13

The Florida Forest Service (FFS) and UF/IFAS Extension Service will be conducting a Certified Pile Burners Course on Wednesday, August 30 in Milton, and Wednesday, September 13, 2017 in Marianna and in Madison, FL.  (This course is also being offered in other areas of the state.  Check the website for the closest training to your …

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The International Coastal Clean Up is Coming in September – how are we doing with marine debris in our area?

People have been trying to do something about marine debris, and solid waste in general, since we saw the commercial of the crying Indian in the early ‘70’s. Have we made any improvement? A variety of plastics ends up in the Gulf. Each is a potential problem for marine life. Photo: Rick O’Connor Yes… but …

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September is Microplastics Awareness Month

Going along with the International Coastal Clean Up, UF/IFAS Extension will be promoting September as Microplastics Awareness month. The most common form of microplastic are fibers.Photo: UF IFAS St. johns County If you have not heard, microplastics are small pieces of plastic < 5mm in diameter. Some are fragments from larger pieces of plastic that …

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Discovering the Panhandle… Barrier Islands… September

I am not going to lie… I skipped August… It was hot… September however was nice. The day I made the hike the skies were clear and the temperature was 75°F! wonderfully… truly wonderful. If you are like me you probably begin your day around the same time – and have probably noticed that it …

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September 2014 Weather Summary

Rainfall estimates for September 2014 provided by the National Weather Service. Many areas of the Panhandle finally got more normal rainfall again in September, after two months of dry weather.  Like previous months, however, there was considerable variation.  The areas highlighted in yellow or green had less than 3″, while the areas in hot pink …

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September 2013 Panhandle Weather Summary

September weather was a drastic change from the previous two months.  Most farmers were thankful to have a break from the daily rains.  The dryer weather allowed for pesticide applications to beat back fungal diseases enhanced by all the wet weather, but for many fields the fungal diseases had ramped up too far for complete …

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September is Here: It’s Time to Prepare for Winter Weeds

Despite the fact that winter annual weeds are not currently growing, we are approaching the best time to prevent them from being seen in our North Florida lawns.   Carolina Geranium Photo Credits: UF/IFAS Common winter annual weeds include annual bluegrass (Poa annua), chickweed, henbit, hop clover, lawn burweed and Carolina or wild geranium.   …

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