Small Farms



Microgreens 101

Join us October 15 on Live Oak, FL. A hands-on workshop for the prospective commercial grower. Click here to get more details or to register online.


Building Your Own Farm's Food Safety Manual

UF/IFAS Extension will be offering a Food Safety class on October 6 at Tavares, FL. To register online or for more details click here .


Mid-Florida Specialty Crops Conference

The Mid-Florida Specialty Crops Conference on November 6, is designed to provide multiple networking and educational opportunities for small and medium size farm operators and other stakeholders in the regional food system. Click here for more details.


Limited Poultry and Egg Farm Operation Permit

The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Division of Food Safety is accepting applications for Limited Poultry and Egg Farm Operations. To learn more about the requirements and fees read the Limited Poultry and Egg Farm Operation Frequently Asked Questions document.


SFAFlorida Cattle Identification Rule

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.


SFASuwannee Valley farmer BMP success story, Adrian and Melissa Land

The third in a series of articles highlighting the remarkable work of local farmers practicing sustainable and environmental best management practices has been published. Click here to read this story. Previous articles can be found at


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2005-2013 Small Farms & Alternative Enterprises Program Summary

Our Small Farms & Alternative Enterprises UF-IFAS and FAMU-CAFS Extension Team Program Summary is now available. Click here to view our newsletter.

Florida MarketMaker Offers Free, Easy Marketing Solutions

MarketMaker links producers and consumers via customized profiles, powerful search engines, direct forums and innovative market analysis tools...all just a click away. Register today!

Small Farmers Networks

Extension Agents and
Small Farmers working together to share information. More...

Farm Pocket Notebook

This Farm Pocket Notebook Farm Pocket Notebookcontains 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...