The UF/IFAS Extension Alachua County Office will be conducting the UF/IFAS Extension Alachua County Farm Tour on Friday, November 4, 2022, from 8:30 a.m.to 4:30 p.m., starting at the UF/IFAS Extension Alachua County Office (22712 W. Newberry Road, Newberry).
Alachua County has a large agricultural industry ranging from horticulture, beef cattle, nurseries, row crops, and more. Participants will visit local nurseries, blueberry farm, cattle ranch, vegetable packing shed, perennial peanut farm, and discuss best management practices and cover crops. In addition, there will be topics on Florida-Friendly Landscaping™, 4-H Youth Development, and local food preparation.
Participants in the tour learn more about what is growing in Alachua County’s backyard and see what local agriculture is all about.
The tour bus leaves the UF/IFAS Extension Alachua County Office at 8:30 a.m. (please arrive by 8:15 a.m.). The registration fee is $50.00 (includes lunch and bus fee). Participants must register online
. Registration will be limited to the first 50 paid registrants. There are no refunds for the registration fee.
For more information about this program, please call 352-955-2402. Visit the Extension Office website
for additional programs offered by the Extension Office.
An Equal Opportunity Institution. UF/IFAS Extension, University of Florida, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, Dr. Andra Johnson, Dean for UF/IFAS Extension. Single copies of UF/IFAS Extension publications (excluding 4-H and youth publications) are available free to Florida residents from county UF/IFAS Extension offices.