Category: Agriculture

Lafayette 4-H Members Participate in 2018 Suwannee Valley Youth Show

Lafayette 4-H Club was well represented at the recent Suwannee Valley Youth Livestock Show and Sale at the 103rd Suwannee County Fair in Live Oak. Lafayette 4-H Hog Exhibitors Members showing hogs included : Gavin Barnes, Kiley Beach,… Read More

Mandatory Dicamba Training March 16th

Florida Mandatory Dicamba Resistant Crop Training Video – Lafayette County Extension Office Friday, March 16th from 10:00 am – Noon   In a recent ruling from EPA, “Auxin Specific Training” is now required before anyone uses a dicamba… Read More

42nd Annual Tri-County Peanut Meeting

The 42nd Annual Tri-County Peanut Production Meeting is scheduled for Thursday, March 8, 2018  at the 4th District Community Center near Branford, Florida.  The meeting will begin at 5:00 pm with an optional pesticide training for producers who are… Read More

Lafayette Hosts 2018 Tobacco Production Meeting

No matter ones feelings on tobacco, its production has a long history in the Suwannee Valley Area.  Since the 1920’s, this area has consistently produced some of the highest yielding and finest quality tobacco in the world.  Although… Read More

Fresh Access Bucks: Farmers Markets and SNAP Unite

Florida Certified Organic Growers & Consumers’ approach to addressing food access, affordability and nutrition education is unique in that it works with the full food system from producer to consumer.  With almost five years of experience managing Electronic… Read More

4-H Livestock Judging

calf's head poling out beside a wooden 4-h clover

Judging activities provide youth with an excellent opportunity to develop communication. It also teaches them decision making and organizational skills, and enhances their confidence and self esteem.  The 4-H Animal Science Program provides an opportunity for young people… Read More