NEWBERRY ‒ The UF/IFAS Extension Alachua County Office will be conducting the UF/IFAS Extension Alachua County Farm Tour on Friday, Nov. 4, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The tour will begin 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. Participants should arrive by 8:15 a.m. The registration fee is $50, which includes lunch and the bus fee.

Participants must register online at www.eventbrite.com/e/ufifas-extension-alachua-county-farm-tour-tickets-421411512177. 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.

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