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.
Starting a Successful Hydroponic Business will offer hands-on activities on multiple crops and systems. For more information click on the link below:
Live Oak - March 17-18, 2014
Live Oak - March 21-22, 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 - April 15, 2014 (Class3/6)
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.
Tallahasse - April 4, 2014
Gainesville - April 21, 2014
Our Feature Farmer of the Month is Mack Glass. Mack has been running Cherokee Ranch in Jackson County a family owned timber and cattle operation since 1971. Among his innovative accomplishments are the development of an internationally recognized Beef Master herd and the incorporation of cold-hardy Satsuma oranges to his operation in 2002. Learn more about this month's Feature Farmer, or visit our Feature Farmer Archive.
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the production, marketing
and economics of specific small farm enterprises. More...
- Forest Stewardship Tour at Rocky Creek Timber
March 13, 2014
- Grow Your Own Gourmet Mushrooms
March 14, 2014
- Wildlife Food Plot and Forages Field Day
March 15, 2014
- 2014 Beginning Beekeeping Short Course
March 15, 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...