Tag Archive: Upcoming

Beware of the Upcoming Heat – Drought Stress in Vegetables

As the season begins to heat up you may start noticing blossom-end rot (BER), especially in tomatoes. BER can be a serious drag on total yield with up to 30% total loss. It happens every year, usually the second week of May, but this year it looks like it may be next week. We are …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/04/22/beware-of-the-upcoming-heat-drought-stress-in-vegetables/

Mark Upcoming Events on Your 2016 Calendar

Whether you got a new calendar for Christmas, or you are just preparing for the year ahead, it is time to start marking down important dates for the coming year.  The following are some of the many Extension Educational Events planned for the first quarter of 2016. Date: January 16   Title: Florida Bull Test …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/12/19/mark-upcoming-events-on-your-2016-calendar/

Upcoming Okaloosa County Lawn & Garden Seminars

Photo by Mary Derrick, UF IFAS Upcoming lawn & garden seminars   With spring on its way, your local University of Florida Extension Office in Okaloosa County is providing lawn and garden seminars for the public. Plan Before You Plant Seminar: Take the guesswork out of vegetable gardening and join Okaloosa County Master Gardener Lee Vanderpool …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/03/13/upcoming-okaloosa-county-lawn-garden-seminars/

Upcoming Regional Watermelon, Beef, Horse, & Row Crop Educational Events

Jackson County Extension is hosting four regional, agricultural educational events over the next several weeks. Tri-state Watermelon & Cucurbit Meeting Watermelon & Cucurbit – February 11 The Tri-state Watermelon & Cucurbit Meeting will be held on Monday, February 11th at the Jackson County Agriculture Conference Center, located at 2741 Pennsylvania Avenue in Marianna, Florida.  The program is scheduled to …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/02/02/upcoming-regional-watermelon-beef-horse-row-crop-educational-events/

Mark Your 2013 Calendar: Upcoming Educational Events

It is time to putting important dates in your brand new 2013 calendar.  Here are some of the upcoming educational events taking place in the region over the first three months of the year.  Specific details about individual events will be posted in the coming weeks. Panhandle Agriculture Educational Events January – March 2013 Doug Mayo

Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2012/12/20/mark-your-2013-calendar-upcoming-educational-events/

Upcoming AL BCIA Bull And Heifer Sales

  The 2011-12 Wiregrass Forage Based BCIA Bull Evaluation Sale is Saturday, October 27th, at the bull test site, just south of Elba.  There are 67 rugged two-year old bulls in the sale. 2012 Wiregrass Bull Sale Flyer 2012 Wiregrass BCIA Bull Sale Catalog (36 pages)   The following Saturday, November 3rd , the Alabama BCIA …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2012/10/27/upcoming-al-bcia-bull-and-heifer-sales/

Washington County Crop Update: Farmers Making Choices, Betting On Upcoming Weather

Peanuts are a popular crop choice for 2012 in Washington County. Weather conditions will make the difference between success and failure. Dry conditions are making ryegrass and cool season forages decline at a rapid pace. Each dry day furthers the certainty of this outcome. Row crop field preparation has slowed.  However, hay harvest is actively …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2012/04/14/washington-county-crop-update-farmers-making-choices-betting-on-upcoming-weather/

Upcoming Events

Escambia County Garden Talks: Attracting Butterflies and Wildlife to the Landscape. Escambia County Master Gardeners will share information on plants and techniques that help homeowners create their own wildlife habitat at home. Programs held on Friday April 13 and Saturday, April 14 at the Escambia County Demonstration Garden, 3740 Stefani Road. Participants must preregister by …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2012/03/13/upcoming-events-2/

Upcoming events

Santa Rosa County Panhandle Butterfly House: Looking for somewhere to take the kids this summer? The Panhandle Butterfly House, located in Navarre Park, is open to the public Thursday through Saturday from 10am to 3pm. For more information, visit the website at www.panhandlebutterflyhouse.org. Plant Clinic: Theresa Friday and the Santa Rosa County Master Gardeners can …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2012/02/28/upcoming-events/