Media Release

June Agriculture & Natural Resources Program

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 10:45 AM

ALACHUA COUNTY, FL - The UF/IFAS Extension Alachua County Office is pleased to announce the following Agriculture & Natural Resources Program for June, 2015. This program will be offered by Barton Wilder, Agriculture & Natural Resources Agent, at the Jacksonville Equestrian Center (13611 Normandy Blvd., Jacksonville).

Equine Workshop – June 6, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The Northeast Florida Livestock Agents Group will be hosting this equine workshop. The workshop topics include: disaster preparation, toxic weed identification & management, fencing, farmscaping your ranch, nutrition and herd health. This workshop will be conducted by UF/IFAS Equine Extension Specialist, Carissa Wickens, and UF/IFAS Extension Agents from the Northeast District Extension Offices.

The registration fee to attend this workshop is $10.00 (late registration fee is $20.00), lunch will be provided. 

Participants must register online by June 3.

For additional information regarding this program, please contact Barton Wilder, Agriculture and Natural Resources Agent, at 352-955-2402 or Visit the Extension Office calendar for additional programs offered by the UF/IFAS Extension Alachua County Office.

An Equal Opportunity Institution. Extension Service, University of Florida, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, Nick T. Place, Dean. Single copies of Extension publications (excluding 4-H and youth publications) are available free to Florida residents from county Extension offices. Information about alternate formats is available from IFAS Communications, University of Florida, PO Box 110810, Gainesville, FL 32611-0810.


  • Mark Sexton
  • Communications & Legislative Affairs Director
  • Phone: 352-374-5204
  • Cell: 352-283-2317

If you have a disability and need an accommodation in order to participate in a County program, service or public meeting, please contact the Alachua County Equal Opportunity Office at 352-374-5275 at least 2 business days prior to the event. TTY users please call 711 (Florida Relay Service).