Need help with Food Safety? 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. Learn more about this event on the link below:
Brooksville - September 30, 2014
Live Oak - November 21, 2014
Want to learn how to design, maintain and operate a drip irrigation system? Join us in a two-day program, sign up thru the following link:
Live Oak - November 18-19, 2014
Our annual hydroponic short course has been scheduled for 2015. This program will feature hands-on activities on an actual operating hydroponic farm with multiple crops and systems. Space is limited so register today!
Live Oak - March 16-17, 2015
Live Oak - March 20-21, 2015
The Cattle Identification Rule (Chapter 5C-31, Florida Administrative Code) has been published with an effective date of September 4, 2014. To learn more about this rule please click here.
The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Division of Food Safety is accepting applications for Limited Poultry & Egg Farm Operation permits. For more information please contact the Bureau of Food and Meat Inspections at 850-245-5520.
On behalf of our Small Farms and Alternative Enterprises team we would like to thank all of those who attended and supported the 2014 Florida Small Farms and Alternative Enterprises Conference. We hope your experience was positive. To access the post-conference materials click here.
Our Feature Farmer of the Month is Mary Lou Wesselhoeft who has run the Ocheesee Creamery with her family since 1989. This third generation Jersey cow dairy is located in Calhoun County. Check out what the Wesselhoeft's have to offer by visiting this month's Feature Farmer.
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