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The Annual Suwannee Valley Fall Harvest Experience Kicks Off!


October 30, 2018

Each year during the fall harvest season, public schools from all around North Florida send youth to the Fall Harvest Experience located at the North Florida Research and Education Center-Suwannee Valley in Live Oak. In addition to hosting student ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agriculture, Clubs & Volunteers, Conservation, Crops, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Agricultural Awareness, Best Management Practices, Derby Sale, NFREC Suwannee Valley, Suwannee County

Suwannee Valley Fall Harvest Lunch and Learn


September 10, 2018

There will be a Fall Harvest Lunch and Learn on September 14th from 10:00 am – 3:00 pm, to be held at the UF/IFAS North Florida Research and Education Center-Suwannee Valley in Live Oak, Fl. This program is being facilitated by local and regional ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Conservation, Crops, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Agricultural Awareness, Conservation Farming, Florida Farm Bureau, NFREC Suwannee Valley, Suwannee County Farm Bureau

Highlights from the Suwannee Valley Peanut Trade Show and Field Demonstrations


September 10, 2018

The inaugural UF/IFAS Extension Peanut Harvest Trade Show and Field Demonstrations took place on August 21st at the North Florida Research and Education Center in Live Oak, Florida. The event provided a review of techniques to improve harvest ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Amadas, Colombo North America, KMC, NFREC Suwannee Valley, Peanut Production, Suwannee County, Suwannee County Extension

A New Age of Farming with Soil Moisture Technology


July 20, 2018

Agricultural producers in the area have hit the ground running when it comes to implementing strategies that will help reduce water withdrawal from our aquifer. Soil moisture sensors are one of the most popular precision tools that have been ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Conservation, Crops, Farm Management, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Best Management Practices, Charles Barrett, NFREC Suwannee Valley, Precision Agriculture, Suwannee County Agriculture, Suwannee County Conservation District, Suwannee River Water Management District

Spring Harvest Lunch and Learn of the Suwannee Valley


May 2, 2018

Event Details: There will be a Spring Harvest Lunch and Learn on May 11th from 10:00 am – 3:00 pm, to be held at the UF/IFAS North Florida Research and Education Center-Suwannee Valley in Live Oak, Fl. This program is being facilitated by ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Conservation, Events, Farm Management, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Agriculture, Conservation Farming, NFREC Suwannee Valley, Precision Agriculture, Suwannee County Extension

Opportunities and Challenges of Citrus Production in North Florida


February 12, 2018

Citrus remains the number one industry in the state of Florida, and most of the citrus here is used to make juice. Almost half of all the citrus grown in the US comes from Florida on approximately 480,000 acres of land. The total production ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Fruits & Vegetables, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Agriculture, Citrus Production, NFREC Suwannee Valley, North Florida Agriculture, Suwannee County Extension

Suwannee County UF/IFAS Extension Hosts a Portion of the Leadership Suwannee Tour


December 15, 2017

“Suwannee County UF/IFAS Extension Hosts Portion of the Leadership Suwannee Tour” On November 9, 2017, the UF/IFAS Suwannee County Extension team hosted a tour for the Suwannee County Chamber of Commerce’s agriculture portion of the Leadership ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Agriculture, Katherine Allen, Leadership, Natural Resources, NFREC Suwannee Valley, Suwannee County Extension

Sweet Potatoes, Pumpkins and Sunn Hemp, Oh My!


November 2, 2017

Each year during the fall harvest season, public schools from all around North Florida send youth to the annual Fall Harvest Experience located at the North Florida Research and Education Center-Suwannee Valley* in Live Oak. In addition to hosting ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: 4-H, Ag Awareness, Ag Literacy, Agriculture, Bob Hochmuth, Derby Sale, Fall Harvest Experience, NFREC Suwannee Valley, Youth

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