Matthew Orwat

Author's details

Name: Matthew Orwat
Date registered: March 6, 2012
URL: http://washington.ifas.ufl.edu/lng/about/

Biography

Matthew Orwat is the Horticulture Extension Agent for Washington County Florida. His goal is to provide educational programming to meet the diverse needs of and provide solutions for home owners that garden with ornamentals, fruits and vegetables. He also works to provide small fruit and vegetable farmers and nursery producers with production related solutions. Please contact him for further information.

Latest posts

  1. Northwest Florida Rose Symposium Saturday September 16, 2017 — September 8, 2017
  2. CANCELLED !!!! Fall Vegetable Production Workshop – Combating Insect Pests September 12, 2017 — August 25, 2017
  3. Commercial Fertilizer Applicator Class (GI-BMP) Tuesday May 2nd 2017 — April 28, 2017
  4. Upcoming Limited CEU and Exam Preparation Class Thursday April 27th — April 13, 2017
  5. Citrus Greening Seminar Monday April 10th, 6pm — March 31, 2017

Author's posts listings

Northwest Florida Rose Symposium Saturday September 16, 2017

This has not been cancelled and will be held on its assigned date. On Saturday, September 16th, 2017, from 9AM to 12PM, UF / IFAS Extension Washington County will be providing a rose gardening workshop for gardeners across the Panhandle. Many roses are hard to grow in the Florida Panhandle without investing considerable time and energy …

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Permanent link to this article: http://washington.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2017/09/08/northwest-florida-rose-symposium-saturday-september-16-2017/

CANCELLED !!!! Fall Vegetable Production Workshop – Combating Insect Pests September 12, 2017

This event has been cancelled due to Hurricane Irma and the impact it is having on the speakers, who  were to be travelling from central Florida. Plans are to reschedule for February 2018. On Tuesday, September 12, 2017 UF / IFAS Extension Washington County will be providing a insect pest identification and management workshop for vegetable producers and home gardeners …

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Permanent link to this article: http://washington.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2017/08/25/fall-vegetable-production-workshop-combating-insect-pests-september-12-2107/

Commercial Fertilizer Applicator Class (GI-BMP) Tuesday May 2nd 2017

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

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Permanent link to this article: http://washington.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2017/04/28/commercial-fertilizer-applicator-class-gi-bmp-tuesday-may-2nd-2017/

Upcoming Limited CEU and Exam Preparation Class Thursday April 27th

Upcoming Limited CEU and Exam Preparation Class Thursday April 27th

 

Registration

Please contact Matthew Orwat or Cynthia Jackley at the UF / IFAS Washington County Extension Office at 850-638-6180 or mjorwat@ufl.edu to register. We are located at 1424 Jackson Ave (US 90), Chipley Fl. 32428. Pre registration is required.

 

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Permanent link to this article: http://washington.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2017/04/13/upcoming-limited-ceu-and-exam-preparation-class-thursday-april-27th/

Citrus Greening Seminar Monday April 10th, 6pm

Event will be April 10th, at the Holmes County Ag Center. Citrus Greening has been identified in the Florida Panhandle Coastal Region and confirmed to be present in isolated locations. This educational seminar will assist local residential and commercial citrus producers in becoming aware of the spread and scope of this disease.

Permanent link to this article: http://washington.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2017/03/31/citrus-greening-serminar-monday-april-10th-6pm/

BEEKEEPING IN THE PANHANDLE 6th Annual Workshop & Tradeshow

 BEEKEEPING IN THE PANHANDLE 6th Annual Workshop & Tradeshow  Friday & Saturday, April 21 & 22, 2017 Chipley Florida

 

 

CLICK HERE to Register Online CLICK HERE to download the mail in registration application and flyer 

Permanent link to this article: http://washington.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2017/03/08/beekeeping-in-the-panhandle-6th-annual-workshop-tradeshow/

Central Panhandle Pesticide Training Series March 13-17

Below you will find the Eventbrite links to upcoming pesticide trainings

Charge is $10 for each session, one person can purchase multiple tickets (in case it is a company paying)

 

Right-of-Way (4 CEUs or Exam)- https://www.eventbrite.com/e/central-panhandle-pesticide-training-series-right-of-way-tickets-32298607003

 

Core (3 CEUs or Exam)- https://www.eventbrite.com/e/central-panhandle-pesticide-training-series-core-tickets-32298418439

 

Private Applicator (3 CEUs or …

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Permanent link to this article: http://washington.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2017/03/07/central-panhandle-pesticide-training-series-march-13-17/

Tomatoes in the Spring Garden – Saturday February 25th

Where: Orange Hill Express Store 982 Orange Hill Rd, Chipley

 When: Saturday, February 25, 10:00am-12:00pm

 Topics:

Best Tomato Gardening Practices

Tips for Cooking with Tomatoes

Raised Bed Gardening: Tomatoes and Beyond

Refreshments served courtesy of Orange Hill Express

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Permanent link to this article: http://washington.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2017/02/17/tomatoes-in-the-spring-garden-saturday-february-25th/

Spring Into Gardening February 2, 7 and 16

Evenings February 2nd, 7th and 16th. This class series, throughout the month of February seeks to instruct home gardeners, landscapers and small farmers on turf management, fruit production and vegetable production with a special emphases on comparing traditional chemical and natural pest management strategies. See the flyer below for more information.

 

 

 

Permanent link to this article: http://washington.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2017/01/25/spring-into-gardening/

Core, Right of Way and Aquatic Pesticide Training and Exam Classes

Cost: $10.00 per class –  Pre Registration Required December 12th, 13th, and 14th from 8:00am-12:00pm CST Monday December 12th: Core, 3 ceus with exam to follow Tuesday December 13th  : Right of Way, 4 ceus with exam to follow Wednesday December 14th : Aquatic, 4 ceus with exam to follow Follow this link …

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Permanent link to this article: http://washington.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2016/11/18/core-right-of-way-and-aquatic-pesticide-training-and-exam-classes/

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