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. The post conference materials will be available on the following link http://www.conference.ifas.ufl.edu.html soon.
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:
Sarasota - September 11, 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 Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Division of Food Safety is accepting applications for Limited Poultry & Egg Farm Operation permits beginning July 1, 2014. For more information please contact the Bureau of Food and Meat Inspections at 850-245-5520 or click here to access the Limited Poultry & Egg Farm Operation frequently Asked Questions document.
Our Feature Farmer of the Month is the Langford Family, owners of Cypress Cattle &Produce Co.. Luke Langford is currently running this fourth generation family farm located on 1100 acres in Holmes and Walton Counties. Learn more about this month's Feature Farmer, or visit our Feature Farmer Archive.
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