Salty Topics Emerald Coast: Marine Debris Removal for Coastal Habitat Restoration

Salty Topics Marine Debris Removal

The University of Florida IFAS Extension & Florida Sea Grant program of Okaloosa/Walton Counties invites you to join us on Mar 11th, 11:00 AM for our Salty Topics Emerald Coast Series “Marine Debris Removal for Coastal Habitat Restoration.” This free seminar will be is part of our monthly series focusing on various coastal based topics throughout the year. …

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Join the Financial Challenge

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How are Your Money Habits? 2014 America Saves Financial Challenge Begins February 23 By this time of year, many people find that their New Year’s resolutions and plan have not worked! If you were attempting to make some financial changes, there is great news! It is not too late to develop positive financial habits. The …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2014/02/17/join-the-financial-challenge/

Limited Pesticide License Training, Exam and Renewal

If you need to get the pesticide license training for a new license or renewal of an existing license out of the way before the busy spring season is upon us, the next opportunity is Wednesday, March 5, 2014 at the Okaloosa County Extension  office in Crestview.  For more information: 3514  

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BMP Certification for Fertilizer License

As of January 1, 2014 those who apply fertilizer “For Hire” must have a specialized license to do so.  In order to apply for the license, you must have obtained a Best Management Practices Certificate. The certificate is awarded to those who complete a 5 hour training and pass the exam.  If you are one …

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Right of Way/ CORE Training

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Need to be licensed to spray restricted-use herbicides on roadsides or utility easements?  In Florida, that means obtaining a Right-of-Ways applicators license.  To earn the license, individuals must pass the CORE and ROW exams.  Wednesday, February 19, 2014 there is an opportunity to attend a review and testing session at the Walton County Extension office.  …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2014/02/03/right-of-way-core-training/

Limited Pesticide Training and Exam

The next opportunity to attend a review class for Limited Commercial Landscape Maintenance or Limited Lawn and Ornamental is Thursday, February 6, 2014 in Crestview.  Licensed applicators can also earn the required CEUs for renewal by attending the morning hours.  Cost is $30.  For more information: LCLM 2614

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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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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2014/01/24/secret-life-of-beach-mice-salty-topics-emerald-coast-series/

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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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2014/01/20/preventing-tree-failure-arbor-day-program-in-crestview/

Spring Into Vegetable Gardening Course

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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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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2014/01/08/spring-into-vegetable-gardening-course/

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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