Save the date! The 2014 Florida Small Farms and Alternative Enterprises Conference is scheduled for August 1-2 in Kissimmee, FL. Join us, for farm tours, a trade show, networking opportunities, live animal exhibits, hands-on workshops! Don't miss this chance to learn more about farming as well as alternative enterprises. Thanks to everyone who attended and supported us in 2013! The post conference materials are available here.
A Hands-on Vegetable Grafting Workshop will be offered for farmers interested in learning about this technique. Click below to view details:
Live Oak - April 29, 2014
An IPM Workshop that will cover topics from insect ID to birds, bats and pollinator habitats will be offered. Register now at the following link:
Live Oak - May 17, 2014
Growing for Profit Series offers monthly workshops that will provide you the tools to succeed at the business of farming. Click below to view details:
Live Oak - May 20, 2014 (Class4/6)
UF/IFAS Extension is offering a Food Safety workshop were you will learn how to develop your own Food Safety Manual. This program is for fruit and vegetable field or greenhouse operations.
Gainesville - April 21, 2014
West Palm Beach - May 2, 2014
Our Feature Farmer of the Month is Linda Hart. Linda is the owner and all-round ranch hand of Crazy Hart Ranch. She produces pasture-raised poultry that have not been treated with antibiotics, hormones or other commercial additives. Visit www.crazyhartranch.com for more information about her operation. Learn more about this month's Feature Farmer, or visit our Feature Farmer Archive.
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- Aquaculture Workshop
April 25, 2014
- Master Farmer Program
April 25-26, 2014
- Florida Sheep, Wool and Dog Herding Festival
April 25-28, 2014
- Beginning Farmer Workshop Series
April 29, 2014
- Building Your Own Farm's Food Safety Manual
May 2, 2014
- Many More...
Our Small Farms & Alternative Enterprises UF-IFAS and FAMU-CAFS Extension Team Program Summary is now available. Click here to view our newsletter.
Extension Agents and
Small Farmers working together to share information. More...
This Farm Pocket Notebook contains record forms and information. More...
Virtual Field Day
The Virtual Field Day is a web site that allows visitors to see first hand new crops and alternative enterprises featured at field days & workshops. More...