Backyard poultry have gained popularity within the United States as a sustainable and small farm production animal that can be kept in a relatively small area. In the City of Pensacola and Escambia County, local governments have passed ordinances ... READ MORE
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GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Captive “wild” horses will cost U.S. taxpayers $1 billion by 2030 if federal management approaches don’t change, according to a new report by a pair ... READ MORE
Are you familiar with Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE)? EEE is vectored by mosquitoes and a concern for Florida residents, particularly during the summer months. The Florida Department of Health posts weekly updates regarding ... READ MORE
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GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Florida’s agriculture, natural resources and related food industries provided a $104 billion impact on the state in 2011 and have continued to improve since the 2008 recession, according to a new ... READ MORE
As the summer rains in Florida create breeding grounds for mosquitos and other arthropods, the public should remain aware of the potential danger of diseases transmitted by arthropods.
Arboviral diseases are viruses that are arthropod-borne, ... READ MORE
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- One of the world’s fastest growing agricultural industries, goat farming, is plagued by deadly intestinal parasites, particularly the barber’s pole worm – a pest that poses great danger to the goat-farming industry ... READ MORE
I have attached flyers for two Dairy Goat workshops. One is in April and one is in May! If you are interested the contact information is on the registration form. For details or questions contact Haley Worley at theOkaloosa County Extension ... READ MORE
Beef Cattle – February 21
The Northwest Florida Beef Conference & Trade Show will be held on Thursday, February 21st at the Jackson County Agriculture Conference Center, located at 2741 Pennsylvania Avenue in Marianna, Florida. The program ... READ MORE
You are invited to attend the inaugural Panhandle Horse Expo on March 2, 2013 in Marianna, Florida at the Jackson County Ag Center on HWY 90.
We will have exhibitors with products and services for equine enthusiasts. There will be demonstrations ... READ MORE
Edie Elder will be having a Horse Clinic on Saturday the 16th from 10 AM- 12 PM. If you plan to attend contact Edie and let her know. This will be great practice if you plan on participating in the Area A Horse Show. READ MORE