Agriculture

John Davy and Glen Strange Families Honored as Santa Rosa County Farm Families of the Year

On Tuesday, October 4, 2016, the John Davy and Glen Strange families of Panhandle Growers, Inc. were honored as the 2016 Santa Rosa County Farm Families of the Year during the 50th Annual Santa Rosa County Farm Tour. The daylong tour stopped at Panhandle Growers where Davy and Strange and their wives received the award …

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Permanent link to this article: http://santarosa.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2016/10/28/john-davy-and-glen-strange-families-honored-as-santa-rosa-county-farm-families-of-the-year/

Farm Estate Planning: What Will Happen to Your Farm?

The question of what happens to the family farm is often riddled with many emotional opinions. So much so, that families may not communicate effectively about their wishes or plans.  Many life events can change the dynamics of a family farm.  Whether marriage, children, divorce, illness, retirement or death, significant events can require a plan …

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Permanent link to this article: http://santarosa.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2016/03/02/farm-estate-planning-what-will-happen-to-your-farm/

Santa Rosa/Escambia Pesticide Applicator License Class

A Private Applicator Pesticide Applicator Training Class will be held on February 29, 2016, at the Jay Community Center from 9:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Attendees will learn the basics of applying pesticides correctly and will be able to take the exams (Core and Private Applicator) necessary to become certified private applicators by FDACS. Continuing Education Units …

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Ag Saves Workshop Series – Securing Your Farm’s Financial Future

Santa Rosa County Extension and the University of Florida IFAS will host an Ag Saves Workshop Series beginning Tuesday, March 24. This four-session series of interactive workshops will focus on the basics of securing your farm’s financial future and will be offered locally at the Jay Community Center at 5259 Booker Lane in Jay. In …

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Permanent link to this article: http://santarosa.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2015/03/06/ag-saves-workshop-series-securing-your-farms-financial-future/

Making Decisions and Understanding the 2014 Farm Bill

A series of meetings to provide information and analysis to assist producers and landowners understand what’s required and make decisions will be held at a location near you. Jan. 15 – Escambia and Walton County. Jan. 16 – Santa Rosa County

Permanent link to this article: http://santarosa.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2015/01/08/making-decisions-and-understanding-the-2014-farm-bill/

USDA, Rural Development to Conduct Energy Workshop in Jay

USDA Rural Development will be conducting an Energy workshop with the Florida Department of Energy and PowerSouth in November.  The primary focus is to notify all the local small businesses and agricultural producers of grant opportunities available to purchase energy efficient and renewable energy equipment with USDA Rural Development providing a 25% grant of the …

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Permanent link to this article: http://santarosa.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2014/10/30/usda-rural-development-to-conduct-energy-workshop-in-jay/

2014 Peanut Festival

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Managing Hog & Deer Damage

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Vegetable Producers Round Up

Join us at the Vegetable (& other Specialty Crop) Producers Round Up! Come learn about new marketing opportunities for your specialty crop operation and interact with local Northwest Florida produce distributors. We will be teaching new pest management techniques, the latest in food safety, and how plastic mulch is mechanically laid. You will also have …

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Permanent link to this article: http://santarosa.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2012/12/10/vegetable-other-specialty-crop-producers-round-up/

Santa Rosa County’s Agricultural Innovator, 2012

On Friday August 17th, 13 Innovative Farmers and Ranchers were recognized by University of Florida IFAS Extension and Farm Credit of Northwest Florida at the Jay Community Center in Santa Rosa County.  This is the second year these two organizations have teamed up to honor a selection of the most innovative farmers in the Florida …

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Permanent link to this article: http://santarosa.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2012/09/27/santa-rosa-countys-agricultural-innovator-2012/

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