Category: Agriculture

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

What Will I Do With All Of These Vegetables?

fresh vegetables

A home garden is great, but what do you do with all those vegetables that you harvest?  How can you make those vegetables last all winter long?   Freezing vegetables is a great way to save money and… Read More

Nothing Says Fall Like Pumpkins!

harvested pumpkins in the bed of pioneer wagon

  Fall isn’t fall until you have eaten your first piece of pumpkin pie. Pumpkins are enjoyed by many people, never knowing how they originally got their start in traditional America. The word pumpkin originated from the Greek… Read More