Gulf Coast Small Farms – Spring Field Day – May 10



UF/IFAS NW District Extension agents and the UF/IFAS West Florida Research and Education Center have joined forces to provide relevant hands on training for the Small Farmers of northwest Florida and surrounding areas by developing the Gulf Coast Small Farms and Alternative Enterprises program. This Spring Field Day will be a sneak peek at what the program will offer in the coming months and years.

Join us to discover new production practices and opportunities for your small farm or fruit and vegetable gardens!

Topics and Demonstrations:

  1. Irrigation Practices
  2. Small Farm Integrated Pest Management
  3. Hydroponic Float Bed Lettuce
  4. Protected Agriculture
  5. Food Safety Issues for the Small Farm

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Register here: Gulf Coast Small Farms & Alternative Enterprises

For more information please contact:

Robin Vickers at 850-393-7334 or

Blake Thaxton at 850-623-3868 or



Posted: April 12, 2013

Category: Horticulture
Tags: Fruit, Hydroponics, IPM, Irrigation, Panhandle Gardening, Vegetable Gardening, Vegetables

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