Jennifer Bearden

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Name: Jennifer Bearden
Date registered: February 28, 2012

Biography

Agriculture Extension Agent Okaloosa County

Latest posts

  1. Are You Prepared For A Storm? — July 8, 2016
  2. Pesticide Trainings — March 7, 2016
  3. Pond Management Workshop Materials — February 21, 2014
  4. Cogongrass in the Panhandle Workshop — January 2, 2014
  5. Kudzu bug has made its way to Okaloosa County — June 15, 2013

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Are You Prepared For A Storm?

Hurricane season is upon us and it is already an active season!  To help you be prepared for a storm, we have made several videos on the following topics: Food Inventory, Important Documents, Landscape, Children, Livestock, Boats, Post Storm Issues. For other valuable resources on planning for a storm, go to:  Hurricane Preparedness and Recovery. …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2016/07/08/are-you-prepared-for-a-storm/

Pesticide Trainings

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If you need a Private Applicator Pesticide license or an Aquatic Pest Control license, we have the training for you. March 17, 2016 Aquatic Pest Control Training and Exam (CEUs available) from 8:00am-11:30am Private Applicator Training and Exam (CEUs available) from 9am-11:30am General Standards (CORE) Training and Exam (CEUs available) from Noon-4pm Cost is $10 …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2016/03/07/pesticide-trainings/

Pond Management Workshop Materials

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    Thank you for attending the Pond Management Workshop! Aquatic Weed Identification Aquatic Weed Control Pond Management Fish Stocking

Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2014/02/21/pond-management-workshop-materials/

Cogongrass in the Panhandle Workshop

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Join us for workshop on the biology and control of cogongrass. January 14, 2014 Registration begins at 8:30am (Eastern Time) Program starts at 9:00am (Eastern Time) and will end at 4:30pm (Eastern Time). The cost of the workshop is $25 and includes lunch. Locations: Escambia Extension Office, 3740 Stefani Road, Cantonment, Fl Okaloosa Extension Office, …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2014/01/02/cogongrass-in-the-panhandle-workshop/

Kudzu bug has made its way to Okaloosa County

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I collected a kudzu bug and eggs from a kudzu patch in the Dorcas community.  These bugs are non-native.  They may have a significant impact on agriculture in our county as well as being a nuisance to residents. Kudzu bugs are a type of stink bug and can irritate eyes and mucous membranes. Kudzu bugs …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2013/06/15/kudzu-bug-had-made-its-way-to-okaloosa-county/

Florida Small Farms and Alternative Enterprises Conference

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The 5th Annual Florida Small Farms and Alternative Enterprises Conference promises to inform and inspire agricultural innovators.  Join us August 2-4 in Kissimmee, Florida for farm tours, a trade show, networking opportunities, live animal exhibits, hands-on workshops, and delicious locally-grown food! Don’t miss this chance to learn more about farming as well as alternative enterprises …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2013/04/05/florida-small-farms-and-alternative-enterprises-conference/

Invasive Species in the Panhandle Workshop

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March 6. 2013 9:00 am – 3:00 pm CST Santa Rosa County Extension Office 6263 Dogwood Drive, Milton, FL 32570  Video Conference Location: Walton County Extension Office This program will describe some of the more common and troublesome invasive exotic plants and animals in Northwest Florida and current methods being used for control. Register: A …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2013/02/26/invasive-species-in-the-panhandle-workshop/

Okaloosa Sprayer Rodeo 2013

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Let us help you calibrate and adjust your sprayer so that you are ready to tackle the season!  Bring your sprayer, backpack to large sprayer rig!  Or just come and participate!   March 11 at Northwest Florida Fairgrounds, March 13 at Marshall Farms, Baker 8:00am Welcome, Jennifer Bearden, Agriculture, UF/IFAS Okaloosa County 8:10am How to your …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2013/02/21/okaloosa-sprayer-rodeo-2013/

Beekeeping Trade Show

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Beekeeping Field Day and Trade Show For more information:  Beekeeping Trade Show Flyer  

Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2012/11/09/beekeeping-trade-show/

Okaloosa Ag Innovator 2012

Jennifer Bearden with Nick, Maryann, Landon, Helen and James Marshall

Marshall Farms was recognized as the Okaloosa County Agriculture Innovator of the Year by Jennifer Bearden, Okaloosa County Extension Agent.  James and Nick Marshall operate Marshall Farms located in Baker.  Marshall Farms produces cotton and peanuts.  Marshall Farms leads the way in Okaloosa in the use of technology such as Grid Soil Sampling and GPS-guided …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2012/09/12/okaloosa-ag-innovator-2012/

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