Summer 2014 SHIP Homebuyer Education Class Schedule Now Available

The May – August 2014 Homebuyer Education Class Schedule is now posted on our website.

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HCE Summer Spectacular Registration Now Open

Mark June 3-4 for the 2014 District I HCE Summer Spectacular at the Washington County Ag Center, Chipley!  Formerly called HCE Leadership Camp, Summer Spectacular will offer educational programs and six craft sessions. Click here for details and a registration packet.

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Water Bath Canning Class – April 15

Learn the basics of safely preserving acid foods by using the water bath canner.  Join us Tuesday, April 15, 6:00-9:00 pm CDT, at the Holmes County Agriculture Center, 1173 E. Hwy. 90, Bonifay.  Registration fee is $5 and includes class materials.  Space is limited.

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED by contacting the Washington County Extension Office, 850-638-6265

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Longleaf Pine Workshop – May, 14

For more information contact Mark Mauldin. 850-638-6180

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Limited Pesticide Certification Class – Tuesday April 22 – Washington County

UF IFAS Washington County Extension is offering a class for the  Limited Commercial Landscape Maintenance Pesticide license and the Limited Lawn and Ornamental license.

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In PDF

Is it the license you need?

If part of your business is …

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Cotton Farm Bill Meetings Scheduled

Farm bill informational meetings are coming up very soon.

 

Attention Cotton Farmers

The National Cotton Council is hosting a series of meetings across the cotton belt. The purpose of these meetings is to inform cotton producers and those in related industries about the Agricultural Act of 2014, the new five-year comprehensive farm law that includes fundamental changes in cotton’s safety net, a greater …

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Deer Nutrition Now Can Payoff in the Fall

Source: Mississippi State University, Forest & Wildlife Research Center
http://www.fwrc.msstate.edu/pubs/antler.pdf

To the chagrin of hunters across the panhandle deer season has drawn to a close. As the days lengthen and temperatures begin to climb many of the areas outdoorsmen (and women) shift their efforts to pursuits of a more aquatic nature on the gulf or any of the enumerable lakes, rivers, ponds, or creeks  Northwest …

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Commercial Fertilizer Applicator Class Tuesday March 11

In 2014, a new law took effect requiring all commercial fertilizer applicators (for hire) to have a license. This law was passed in 2009 and took effect on January 1 of this year. A requirement that must be completed to obtain this license is to successfully complete a Green Industries Best Management Practices (GI-BMP) training …

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Mix It Up! Convenience Mix Class – March 18

Learn to make your own baking mix, one-dish meal mix, Cream-of-Whatever soup mix, and many others to save money and eat healthier.  Join us on Tuesday, March 18, 6-8 p.m. CDT, at Sand Hills Baptist Church, 6758 Hwy. 77, Chipley (at Bay-Washington County line).  Cost is $5.00, which includes course materials.  Pre-registration is requested -

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Bee Yard Field Day March 15th & Basic Beekeeping in the Panhandle Short Course ongoinging

 

Did you miss the first class? Saturday March 15th is the Bee Yard Field Day, and the remainder of the classes are as follows:

March 3:          Varroa Mite Biology and Control
March 10:        Honey Bees of the World and Beekeeping History
March 15:        Bee-Yard Field-Day – A hands on …

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