Small Farms & Alternative Enterprises Conferences
Join the UF/IFAS Small Farms and Alternative Enterprises Extension Team at the Panhandle Fruit and Vegetable Conference on October 11, 2016 in the Jackson County Agricultural Complex in Marianna, FL.
The Treasure Coast Small Farms and Alternative Enterprises Conference will take place in Ft. Pierce, FL on November 1-2. For more information contact Jose Perez at firstname.lastname@example.org or (352)294-1692.
Mind Your Business: Hydroponics for Profit will be held at the UF/IFAS Suwannee Valley Agricultural Extension Center, Live Oak, FL on September 14. To register online click here or for more information contact Dilcia Toro at (386)362-1725 ext 102.
A new grower permit form is being adopted statewide. Old forms need to be discarded. Click here to download the new form.
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.
A new set of pocket guides aimed at "Preparing Smallholder Farm Families to Adapt to Climate Change" have been released. Funded by USAID and developed by Catholic Relief Services and the Modernizing Extension and Advisory Services (MEAS) project. Extension practitioners are encouraged to read, and borrow from, these guides. They are available at the following links: Extension Practice for Agricultural Adaptation, Managing Water Resources, "Managing Crops" (due out later this spring), followed soon after by "Managing Soils." A fifth guide, "Managing Livestock," is currently on hold, pending further funding.
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Our Small Farms & Alternative Enterprises UF-IFAS and FAMU-CAFS Extension Team Program Summary is now available. Click here to view our newsletter.
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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...