Michael Donahoe

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Name: Michael Donahoe
Date registered: January 4, 2012


Michael Donahoe is the County Extension Director in Santa Rosa County. His educational program focuses on agronomic crop production with primarly responsibilities in integrated pest management and cotton production.

Latest posts

  1. John Davy and Glen Strange Families Honored as Santa Rosa County Farm Families of the Year — October 28, 2016
  2. Farm Estate Planning: What Will Happen to Your Farm? — March 2, 2016
  3. 2016 Beekeeping Short Course March 7, 14, & 21 — February 8, 2016
  4. Santa Rosa/Escambia Pesticide Applicator License Class — February 1, 2016
  5. Right of Way, Forestry and Natural Areas Pesticide Training – August 12 — July 30, 2015

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Meet the New 4-H Agent!

Santa Rosa County Extension office welcomes the new 4-H Agent, Prudence Caskey.  Many of you may say, “Wait, she’s not new!”  And, you would be right!  Prudence Caskey had served for nearly two years as the 4-H Program Assistant.  Prudence welcomes the new position and is working hard to make our county 4-H program be …

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Permanent link to this article: http://santarosa.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2014/03/24/meet-the-new-4-h-agent/

Beekeeping in the Panhandle Short Course

The UF/IFAS Panhandle Agriculture Extension Team is again pleased to offer a Beekeeping Short-Course in February and March, 2014. These classes will be offered via interactive video conferencing at Extension Offices across the Panhandle, including the Santa Rosa County Extension Offices in both Milton and Jay. Classes will be taught by Dr. Jamie Ellis and …

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Permanent link to this article: http://santarosa.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2014/02/05/beekeeping-in-the-panhandle-short-course/

Vickie Mullins to Retire

The Santa Rosa County Extension Service announces the retirement of 4-H Agent Vickie B. Mullins.  Friends, supporters, past and present 4-H members and the general public are invited to honor Vickie by attending an upcoming reception. The celebration will be held on Friday, August 16, from 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm at the Santa Rosa …

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Permanent link to this article: http://santarosa.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2013/08/07/vickie-mullins-to-retire/

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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Permanent link to this article: http://santarosa.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2012/09/11/cotton-harvest-timing-and-defoliation/

Cotton Leaf Spot Severe

Target spot/Corynespora leaf spot disease has increased in recent weeks and many fields in the county have been treated at least once with either Twinline or Headline fungicides.  The frequent showers we’ve been getting appear to be a critical trigger for disease development and spread. During the past week target spot has caused over 50% …

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Permanent link to this article: http://santarosa.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2012/08/24/cotton-leaf-spot-severe/

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