Monthly Archive: September 2012

Santa Rosa County’s Agricultural Innovator, 2012

On Friday August 17th, 13 Innovative Farmers and Ranchers were recognized by University of Florida IFAS Extension and Farm Credit of Northwest Florida at the Jay Community Center in Santa Rosa County.  This is the second year these two organizations have teamed up to honor a selection of the most innovative farmers in the Florida …

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Teamwork offers one special little girl a safe ride.

Meet Collette.  She is nine years old and she has a host of medical issues including cerebral palsy, hydrocephalus, and scoliosis. The left side of Collette’s body is shorter than the right, so she also has retarded muscle tone and leans to her left side. Collette’s mother is single and works hard to provide a good …

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Derelict Vessel Public Workshop

Derelict Vessel Informational Public Workshop Wednesday, Oct 3, 2012 4 pm until 6 pm UF/IFAS Santa Rosa County Extension Office 6263 Dogwood Drive Milton, FL 32550 850-623-3868 Contact: Chris Verlinde chrismv@ufl.edu There is a regulated process as to claiming and removing a derelict vessel. To learn more about this process, join Lt. Darrin Riley, Statewide …

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Coastal Encounters: Open House at the Navarre Beach Marine Science Station

Please join us for this fun filled day!!!                     WHAT:       Coastal Encounters:  Open House at the Navarre Beach Marine Science Station A site of the Santa Rosa County Beaches to Woodlands Tour   WHEN:       Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012 10 am – 2 pm   WHERE: …

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Cotton Harvest Timing and Defoliation

Cotton defoliation will soon be underway in many older planted fields. Proper timing of cotton harvest aid applications is important for optimizing both yield and quality of the crop. Defoliation decisions should be based on the crop and the crop environment. Plant maturity is usually the most important consideration, but other factors such as picking …

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