Category: Events

Two Regional Conferences Announced

Two Specialty Crop Conferences in 2015 including Jacksonville and Apopka GAINESVILLE, Florida. May, 2015 – The University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) Small Farms and Alternative Enterprises Extension Team is pleased to announce five… Read More

What’s bugging you?

Mary Beth Henry, Small Farms & Pesticide Licensing Extension Agent from Polk County will lead a great session that will help you take your pest management program to the next level! Listen to a recent radio interview where Jon… Read More

Early Registration Countdown

Hurry! Early Registration ends soon! You can save today by registering to the Small Farms and Alternative Enterprise Conference. Watch the countdown and don’t miss a good deal! The tours are filling up (Urban Farm is full!) but… Read More

August 1st Optional Pre-Conference Tour

Urban Farming Techniques Tour (8:30 am to 12:30 pm) We’ll kick off the conference on Friday with a bus tour of three operations showcasing Urban Farming Techniques. Data released last month from the US Census (link:  http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2014/03/27/metropolitan-areas-are-now-fueling-virtually-all-of-americas-population-growth/) found… Read More

Save the Date! (2014 Conference)

Florida Small Farms and Alternative Enterprises Conference August 1 – 2, 2014 * Osceola Heritage Park * Kissimmee, FL What’s Happening?… « Farm tours « Exhibits « Hands-on “Learning Zone” « Cutting-edge information « Educational workshops « Keynote… Read More