Palm School Comes to Northwest Florida

With all the issues we will be facing with palms this year Palm School 2014 is the place to learn. Plan on attending April 29 & 30 in Destin.

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NW District Agent Irrigation Training

All Extension Agents, regardless of program areas, who want to learn more about landscape irrigation are encouraged to join us at WFREC Irrigation on Wednesday, March 19, 2014.

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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

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“Secret Life of Beach Mice” Salty Topics Emerald Coast Series

The University of Florida IFAS Extension & Florida Sea Grant program of Okaloosa/Walton Counties invites you to join us on Feb 4th, 5pm for our Salty Topics Emerald Coast Series “The Secret Life of Beach Mice.”  This free seminar will be the first of our monthly series focusing on various coastal based topics throughout the …

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Preventing tree failure Arbor Day program in Crestview

Many trees fail as a result of improper planting procedures. Planting too deep and not addressing circling roots at planting are common causes for tree failure. There are two main ways deep planting causes the decline or death of trees. It suffocates roots and rots the base of the trunk. Planting a tree too deeply …

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Spring Into Vegetable Gardening Course

Spring Into Vegetable Gardening Flyer

If you have ever considered planting a spring vegetable garden, attend a 4-week series to learn all you need to get started. This workshop series, titled “Spring into Vegetable Gardening,” will be held on Tuesday evenings from 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. starting January 14th and concluding on February 4th. The cost is $30 per …

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Cogongrass in the Panhandle Workshop


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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Best Management Practices

If you apply fertilizer to lawns for hire, the state requires every applicator to have a license beginning January 1, 2014.  To apply for the license, you must be certified in the GI-BMPs. Plan to attend the Green Industries Best Management Practices (GI-BMP) training on Tuesday, January 7, 2014 from 8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. …

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Peanut butter challenge for Okaloosa County

Join Okaloosa County Extension along with University of Florida Institute of Food & Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) and the Florida Peanut Producers Association to help take a bite out of hunger by participating in a local peanut butter drive.  We are competing against other peanut producing counties in the Panhandle for the most jars of peanut butter …

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Fall: Florida’s Best Gardening Season Seminar at Crestview Library

Fall - Florida's Best Gardening Season

Fall should be our busiest gardening season in North Florida. It’s a more comfortable time to be outdoors. Many plants only do well when planted during the cooler weather of fall. Fall planted trees and shrubs have a higher survival rate as compared to those planted in spring. Many nurseries have a better selection of …

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