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Florida-Alabama Irrigation Technologies Field Day – September 5

Pivot irrigation watering fields. UF/IFAS Photo: Josh Wickham Join us on September 5, 2017 at Sam and Scott Walker’s Farm (1950 Hwy 99 Walnut Hill, FL 32568) to learn more about new technologies for soil moisture sensing.  The short field day will start at 8:00 am central. Topics will include Testing the Sentek Soil Moisture Probe on-Farm, Comparing …

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Permanent link to this article: http://walton.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/08/26/florida-alabama-irrigation-technologies-field-day-september-5/

WFREC Row Crop Field Day – August 22

Photo Credit John Atkins Please join us on Tuesday, August 22, 2017 from 8:00 AM – 1:30 PM central time for the annual Extension Farm Field Day at  the West Florida Research & Education Center (WFREC) at the Jay Research Facility (4253 Experiment Road, Hwy 182, Jay FL 32565). The following topics will be covered: …

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Permanent link to this article: http://walton.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/08/19/wfrec-row-crop-field-day-august-22/

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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Permanent link to this article: http://walton.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/08/05/pecan-field-day-september-12-monticello/

Moisture Monitoring, Cover Crops, and Best Management Practices Field Day – August 10

Please join us on the morning of August 10th for a Moisture Monitoring, Cover Crops, and Best Management Practices Field Day hosted by UF/IFAS Santa Rosa Extension.  The event will take place from 8:00 am to 9:30 at Mickey Diamond’s Farm: 3270 Scarborough Road near Jay, Florida. The following topics will be covered: Soil Moisture Sensor Project Overview …

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Permanent link to this article: http://walton.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/08/05/moisture-monitoring-cover-crops-and-best-management-practices-field-day-august-10/

Peanut Field Day- August 17th (CEUs Available)

The annual Peanut Field Day will be held at the Marianna North Florida Research and Education Center (NFREC) on Thursday, August 17, 2017 starting with registration at 7:45 AM (CDT) and ending with a sponsored lunch at the nearby Sunland Pavilion. CEUs will be available at registration. This event has been approved for Florida pesticide …

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Permanent link to this article: http://walton.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/07/15/peanut-field-day-august-17th-ceus-available/

Southern Field Peas, A Summer Delight

Southern Peas, Image Credit UF / IFAS gardening solutions Cowpeas are one of the most important food legumes in the semiarid tropics covering Asia, Africa, Southern Europe, and Central and South America. A drought-tolerant and warm-weather crop, cowpeas are well adapted to the drier regions of the tropics, where other food legumes do not perform …

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Permanent link to this article: http://walton.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/07/14/southern-field-peas-a-summer-delight/

21st Annual Gulf Coast Turfgrass Expo & Field Day

  21st Annual Gulf Coast Turfgrass Expo & Field Day                 Author: Matthew Orwat – mjorwat@ufl.edu Matthew J. Orwat started his career with UF / IFAS in 2011 and is the Horticulture Extension Agent for Washington County Florida. His goal is to provide educational programming to meet the …

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Permanent link to this article: http://walton.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/06/10/21st-annual-gulf-coast-turfgrass-expo-field-day/

Sugarcane Field Day – November 6

The Sugarcane Field Day is for anyone interested in learning about and obtaining different varieties of sugarcane for growing on their farm or garden.  The event is held at the North Florida Research and Education Center (NFREC), in Quincy where a nursery of chewing, syrup, and crystal sugar varieties are kept. At the end of the …

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Permanent link to this article: http://walton.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/10/11/sugarcane-field-day-november-6/

UF/IFAS Beef & Forage Field Day October 3

Friday, October 3, 2014 UF/IFAS NFREC Beef Research Unit (One mile west of Greenwood, FL on Hwy 162) Beef cattle producers find themselves challenged by rising input costs. Given the magnitude of increased expenses, producers are intently focused on the bottom line while seeking both economic and production efficiencies. In response, the University of Florida …

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Permanent link to this article: http://walton.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/08/16/ufifas-beef-forage-field-day-october-3/

2014 Peanut Field Day a Success

Dr. Barry Tillman, NFREC Peanut Breeder, shared the results of his work with the newer peanut variates. Photo credit Doug Mayo The 36th annual UF/IFAS Peanut Field Day took place this past Thursday, August 14th at the North Florida Research and Education Center in Marianna.   The event showcased some of the latest research being conducted …

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