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Forest Stewardship Tour of Sandhill Farm in Jackson County – October 5

Sandhill Farm in Jackson County. Credit: Billy Boothe Sandhill Farm – Property of David and Cindi Stewart Thursday, October 5, 2017 Meet at the property at 9:00 AM CT – Adjourn after lunch When Cindi and David Stewart first saw the mosaic of sandhills, swamps, flatwoods and loblolly pine forest making up this 222-acre Jackson …

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Jackson Cattlemen’s Tour July 21

Melvin Adams was one of three ranches to host the JCCA Tour in 2016 JCCA Cattlemen’s Tour 9:00 AM – 1:30 PM CDT, Friday, July 21 The Jackson County Cattlemen’s Association will be hosting a ranch tour on Friday, July 21.  Tour participants will gain insights into hay production, presented by two-time Jackson County Hay Farmer …

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Gulf Coast Crop Protection Tour July 6

Gulf Coast Crop Protection Tour Gulf Coast Research and Extension Center 8300 AL Hwy 104, Fairhope, AL 36532 Registration begins at 7:15 AM Central. Tour begins at 7:45 AM. Topics will include auxin herbicide usage, pigweed control in cotton and peanut, southern corn rust, target spot and cotton insect management, as well as cotton and …

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Jefferson County U-Pick Blueberry Farm Tour June 13

Whether you are a part time or full-time farmer, U-pick blueberries can provide additional farm income.  For the past several years, a Jefferson County farmer, Pete Crosby has been developing his operation.  Blue Sky Farm is nearing its grand opening, and is celebrating by inviting the public to come out to tour the farm Saturday, …

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Santa Rosa Forrest Stewardship Tour May 14

The Spencer family’s primary objective for their land is production of high quality timber. Secondary objectives include wildlife management, with a strong emphasis on quail and white-tailed deer, enhancement of aesthetics and conservation of the soil and water resources. Timber production is focused on the best sites for growing pines. The three major timber producing …

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Forest Stewardship Property Tour April 23

Agenda: Thursday, April 23, 2015. Sign in, meet and greet at 9:00 AM Eastern. Adjourn after lunch. Tour: Spring Canyon LLC is a beautiful 100-acre property owned by Helen and Tom Roth. The property is home to steephead ravines and longleaf pine-wire grass sandhills. This will be a moderately strenuous hike on some steep terrain, …

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New Leaf Market sponsors Tour of Local Farms – Oct 19 & 20

New Leaf Market 6th Annual Farm Tour New Leaf Market in Tallahassee has hosted a local farm tour for the past 6 years. The 2013 Farm Tour will be October 19 & 20. This much anticipated event has grown to become a Fall tradition and will feature over 41 sites. All tours are free to the …

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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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Waukeenah Plantation to Host Stewardship Tour Dec 6 – Registration Open

Forest management?  Wild Life Habitat?  History? No matter what your interest, the December 6 Forest Stewardship Tour at Waukeenah Plantation in southern Jefferson County will give you an onsite vision of developing a forest on your property. Waukeenah Plantation was purchased by its current owners just a little over twenty-five years ago. Since then, pines …

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Japanese Peanut Buyers tour Ford Farms

Japanese peanut buyers toured Larry Ford’s farm in Jackson County and saw peanuts being harvested. Japanese Peanut buyers toured the Tri-state area the last week of September.  They toured peanut processing facilities in Donalsonville, Georgia, a peanut buying point near Dothan, Alabama and, in between, stopped at Larry Ford’s Farm in Jackson County to see peanuts being harvested. …

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