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Panhandle Row Crop Short Course – March 5

Farmers from across the Florida Panhandle, as well as southern Alabama and Georgia are invited to attend the 2020 Panhandle Row Crop Short Course. The meeting will be hosted by Jackson County Extension on Thursday, March 5 at the Jackson County Agriculture Conference Center (2741 Penn Ave., Marianna, FL). Registration and the trade show will begin at 7:15 AM (Central) with the meeting to start promptly at 7:45 AM and conclude at 12:00 PM with a sponsored lunch.

This event focuses largely on the production of peanut and cotton. The speaker lineup includes Extension Specialists from both the University of Florida and Georgia. (I will be one of the speakers, talking about recent weather and the climate outlook for the growing season.) Topics include climate and market outlooks, variety performance, hemp production & regulations, and crop pest management. Access the full flyer here.

A variety of CEUs will be available, including Certified Crop Advisor, Florida and Georgia pesticide CEUs. The Panhandle Row Crop Short Course is an educational program provided by the UF/IFAS Panhandle Ag Extension Team.  For more information on the meeting, or to help sponsor the event, contact Ethan Carter or Liz Jackson at the Jackson County Extension Office 850-482-9620.

Source: Ashish Wankhade, Commons Wikimedia