Formosan Termite Awareness

We are getting homeowners ready to roll out the unwelcome mat to Formosan termites in the panhandle! Homeowner education on this serious, invasive pest will be a team effort between the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services and UF/IFAS Extension spanning across three counties during the month of April.  Formosan termites will begin swarming …

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Ag Saves Workshop Series – Securing Your Farm’s Financial Future

Santa Rosa County Extension and the University of Florida IFAS will host an Ag Saves Workshop Series beginning Tuesday, March 24. This four-session series of interactive workshops will focus on the basics of securing your farm’s financial future and will be offered locally at the Jay Community Center at 5259 Booker Lane in Jay. In …

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2015 Beekeeping in the Panhandle Short Course

The UF/IFAS Extension Panhandle Agriculture Team is pleased to once again offer a Beekeeping Short-Course in March, 2015.  These classes will be offered via interactive video at Extension Offices across the Panhandle.  Please call your local UF/IFAS Extension Service (listed below) to register. Classes will be taught by Dr. Jamie Ellis and other state and …

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2015 Santa Rosa Master Gardener Plant Show & Sale

The Santa Rosa County Master Gardeners will host their annual plant sale at a new location at the UF/IFAS Extension Office located at 6263 Dogwood Drive in Milton on Friday and Saturday, April 10 and 11 from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. Dress up your landscape with many varieties of annuals, perennials, shrubs and trees. …

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Making Decisions and Understanding the 2014 Farm Bill

A series of meetings to provide information and analysis to assist producers and landowners understand what’s required and make decisions will be held at a location near you. Jan. 15 – Escambia and Walton County. Jan. 16 – Santa Rosa County

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USDA, Rural Development to Conduct Energy Workshop in Jay

USDA Rural Development will be conducting an Energy workshop with the Florida Department of Energy and PowerSouth in November.  The primary focus is to notify all the local small businesses and agricultural producers of grant opportunities available to purchase energy efficient and renewable energy equipment with USDA Rural Development providing a 25% grant of the …

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Join Us for a Fall Harvest Dinner!

The Jay Research Center, or if you know it by its formal name of UF/IFAS West Florida Research and Education Center, is having a Fall Harvest Dinner on Friday, October 24 from 6:00 to 9:00 pm! The center is located at 4253 Experiment Road, Hwy 182, in Jay. The purpose, aside from having lots of fun, …

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2014 Peanut Festival

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Fall into Vegetable Gardening Series

If you have ever considered planting a fall vegetable garden, attend a 3-week interactive video series to learn all you need to get started.  This workshop will be held on Tuesday evenings from 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. on September 9, 16 and 23.  The cost is $30 per person or $45 per couple and …

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Women and Money: Unique Issues

At some point in their lives, women are likely to be solely responsible for financial decision making. The “Women and Money: Unique Issues” workshop is designed to provide women with the information and encouragement to be financially successful. No matter where you are in your path toward understanding financial management, this workshop can help you …

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