Small Farms

Florida Small Farms Conference 2013

The 5th Annual Florida Small Farms and Alternative Enterprises Conference promises to inform and inspire agricultural innovators. Join us August 2-4 in Kissimmee, Florida for farm tours, a trade show, networking opportunities, live animal exhibits, hands-on workshops, and delicious locally-grown food! Don’t miss this chance to learn more about farming as well as alternative enterprises …

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Gulf Coast Small Farms – Spring Field Day – May 10

UF/IFAS NW District Extension agents and the UF/IFAS West Florida Research and Education Center have joined forces to provide relevant hands on training for the Small Farmers of northwest Florida and surrounding areas by developing the Gulf Coast Small Farms and Alternative Enterprises program.  This Spring Field Day will be a sneak peek at what the program will offer …

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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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Tech Driven Marketing Tools

The world has changed substantially in the past 25 years.  Not too long ago sharing a photograph with a friend would take days if not weeks.  Think about it, first you take the photo, then you must have the film developed, and finally you must send the actual photo through the mail for the friend …

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2012 Small Farms Conference

Anyone interested in becoming a part of, and strengthening the small farm community in Florida? The small farms conference is for you!  It will take place July 27-29, 2012 in Kissimmee, FL.  Check it out here! Sessions include: ·         Beginning Farmers and Ranchers ·         New Markets and Regulations ·         Food Safety ·         Good Bug, Bad …

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