SVAECDiscover the Cover

Expand your knowledge of cover crops and how they can play an integral role in the health of your soil, weed suppression and in increasing the impact of beneficial organisms on managing crop pests. Learn from exciting research carried out at SVAEC and at a local blueberry farm. Join us to explore the world of cover crops and the many benefits they can provide to your farm. To register click here


SVAEC2015 Suwannee Valley Twilight Field Day

We regret to inform you that the Suwannee Valley Twilight Field Day has been canceled. It was scheduled for May 28 at the Suwannee Valley Agricultural Extension Center in Live Oak. We apologize for any inconvenience and we thank you for your support.


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.


SFAFeature Farmer of the Month:

Our Feature Farmer of the Month is Mack Glass. Mack Glass 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. To access the full article click here or visit our Feature Farmer Archive.

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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

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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...