Agriculture

Winter Supplementation Meeting

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As forage quality begins to slip into its Winter State, cow herd supplementation is critical to maintain the performance and production of your herd.  Please join us on Tuesday, November 24th at the Holmes Co Ag Center at 6PM for an informative meeting on Winter Supplementation.  Dinner will be provided by Anipro.  Hope to see …

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Welcome to our New County Extension Director!

We are excited to introduce our new County Extension Director, Kalyn Waters. Kalyn began October 26 with a program focus on agriculture. She holds a B.S. in Animal Science from Oklahoma State University and a M.S. in Animal Science from University of Florida. Following graduation, she served as a Cow/Calf Field Specialist with South …

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Peanut Butter Challenge through November 25

Did you know the average child will eat 1,500 peanut butter and jelly sandwiches before he/she graduates high school? Let’s keep children eating locally grown peanuts in healthy, nutritious, and YUMMY peanut butter. Join UF/IFAS Extension agents to help take a bite out of hunger! Drop off unopened jars of peanut butter to your local …

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Veteran and Small Farmers Workshop

Veteran and Small Farmers Workshop

Please Join Us! Launching and sustaining a successful business takes a wealth of resources. Attend this local workshop to become more aware of the resources and assistance available to veteran and small farmers. November 6, 2015 9 am – 2 pm Jackson County Extension Office 2741 Penn Ave #3 Marianna, Florida 32448 RSVP by …

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Beginners Pressure Canning Class – August 13

Ready to move beyond jams & jellies? Ready to preserve all of your garden bounty? Ready to have hearty meals on your pantry shelf?        ~ Join us for a hands-on class to can vegetables ~ Thursday, August 13~ 6:00 – 9:30 PM (CDT) New Life Fellowship Assembly of God Church 695 …

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2013 Peanut Field Day

Peanut Field Day 2013

The annual Peanut Field Day will be held at the Marianna North Florida Research and Education Center on Thursday, August 15, 2013 starting with registration at 8:00 AM (CDT) and ending with a sponsored lunch. Field tours will begin at 8:30 AM. Topics to be addressed include disease control, new varieties, crop management, and …

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Farm City Week 2012

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On behalf of the Holmes County Farm Bureau, we encourage you and your family to share in the celebration of the appreciation of the cooperation between Agriculture and the Business Community by inviting you to the Holmes County Farm City Banquet on Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at 6:00 P.M. held at the Holmes County Ag …

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Take the Holmes County Peanut Butter Challenge!

The University of Florida – IFAS Extension Offices in the Panhandle are collecting jars of peanut butter to give to their own local food pantries.  Holmes County is doing their part in this “nut”ritious challenge by asking all residents to get involved as well.  Find out how you can do your part to help the …

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Hurricane Preparedness – UF/IFAS Solutions for Your Life

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Hurricane Preparedness & Recovery – UF/IFAS Extension Solutions for Your Life As Isaac continues to move westward, now is the time to make sure that you are prepared. Here are tips to help you and your family prepare for the storm.  More….

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