Right of Way, Forestry and Natural Areas Pesticide Training – August 12

UF/IFAS Extension agents from Santa Rosa, Okaloosa and Escambia Counties will hold a training for Right of Way, Forestry and Natural Areas pesticide applicators. The program will be held on Wednesday, August 12, 2015, at the Bear Lake Pavilion on Hwy. 4 in Munson, FL, beginning with registration at 7:30 a.m. The event includes lunch …

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The Great Pesticide Applicator CEU Round-Up – July 22

There is no better way to earn those hard-to-get pesticide applicator continuing education units (CEUs) than through the Great CEU Round-Up. Attendees can earn up to six CEUs for the day across 16 different license categories. The Great CEU Round-Up will be held on Wednesday, July 22, 2015, beginning with registration at 7:30 a.m. CDT. …

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Panhandle Butterfly House Plant Sale

The Panhandle Butterfly House will have a plant sale on Saturday, June 20 from 10 am until 3 pm or until all plants are sold.  Come early for the best selection! All plants are annuals or perennials that serve as nectar or host plants for butterflies. Expertise on how to plan and care for a …

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Mondays in the Gardens: Ferns

Ferns will be the topic of the June 1 “Mondays in the Gardens” series. Tina Tuttle, a certified NGC Gardening Consultant and Landscape Design Consultant, will lead the one hour presentation beginning at 10 a.m. in the UF shade garden classroom.  This educational session will include information on the biology of ferns along with how …

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Mondays in the Garden: Ornamental Grasses

Ornamental Grasses will be the topic of the April 27 “Mondays in the Gardens” series. Barry Ballard, Plant Health Specialist for Emerald Coast Growers, will lead the one hour presentation beginning at 10 a.m. in the UF shade garden classroom.  This educational session will include information on the many ornamental grasses that grow in the …

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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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