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

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Upcoming Limited CEU and Exam Preparation Class Monday November 21

Upcoming Limited CEU and Exam Preparation Class Monday November 21

 

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.

Limited Lawn …

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Permanent link to this article: http://washington.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2016/11/16/upcoming-limited-ceu-and-exam-preparation-class-monday-november-21/

WASHINGTON COUNTY FARM-CITY WEEK BREAKFAST Tuesday, November 15, 7:30 – 9:00 A.M.

Nov. 16 – 23, 2016 is National Farm-City Week, a time to recognize and celebrate the importance of relationships between farmers, consumers, community leaders and everyone in between who contributes to our safe, abundant food supply.

Farm-City Week activities, introduced in 1955, involve educational programming to build interdependence between rural and urban citizens.

Farm-City Week …

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Permanent link to this article: http://washington.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2016/11/07/washington-county-farm-city-week-breakfast/

Upcoming Fall Gardening Workshop Series August 25th – September 22

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Class Descriptions

 

August 25th Starting Seed -““Beautiful Gardens Begin with The Seed”  Instructor: Shirley Barber—$15.00 “Shirley has been a Master Gardener with St. Johns County for 11 years. She is a lifelong gardener with a focus on community service. Shirley has installed thousands of plants in public gardens in Georgia, …

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Permanent link to this article: http://washington.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2016/08/10/upcoming-fall-gardening-workshop-series/

Upcoming Limited CEU and Exam Preparation Class Friday May 27th

Upcoming Limited CEU and Exam Preparation Class Friday May 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/2016/05/13/upcoming-limited-ceu-and-exam-preparation-class-friday-may-27th/

Chipley Farmers Market Now Open for 2016

 

 

Chipley Farmers Market NOW Open for the spring season!!!!!!!!!!! Beginning April 5th 2016 Schedule: Hours of operation:

  • Tuesdays:     9:30 a.m.—4:30 p.m.
  • Thursdays:   9:30 a.m.—4:30 p.m.
  • Saturdays from 8a.m.-12p.m.

Location: 685 7th Street at the “train depot” between Highway 90 and the Amtrak …

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Permanent link to this article: http://washington.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2016/04/05/2048/

April 1&2 : 5th Annual Beekeepers Workshop & Tradeshow in Chipley Florida!

Register Now for the 5th Annual Beekeepers Workshop & Tradeshow in Chipley Florida! Download this printable flyer with Agenda & Details:

Beekeepers Field Day And Trade Show 2016

This Year’s Event Features:

  • Extended Opportunities for Hands-On Open-Hive Experiences
  • Presentations on the Latest Research-Based Beekeeping Practices
  • Interaction With Expert Beekeepers
  • Vendors …

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Permanent link to this article: http://washington.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2016/03/15/april-12-5th-annual-beekeepers-workshop-tradeshow-in-chipley-florida/

Central Panhandle Pesticide Training Series

 An Equal Opportunity Institution UF/IFAS Extension, University of Florida, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, Nick T. Place, dean for UF/IFAS Extension. Single copies of UF/IFAS Extension publications (excluding 4-H and youth publications) are available free to Florida residents from county UF/IFAS Extension offices. Click Here t

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Permanent link to this article: http://washington.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2016/02/25/central-panhandle-pesticide-training-series/

Informal Rose Pruning Demonstration Saturday February 20th

We will be offering a rose pruning demonstration / work day Saturday February 20th at the front of the UF / IFAS Extension Office in Washington County. This is outside only and very informal. Location: 1424 Jackson Avenue Chipley, FL 32428.  Time: 9:00am-11:00am Cost: none.  Please bring gloves and pruning shears if you …

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Permanent link to this article: http://washington.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2016/02/16/informal-rose-pruning-demonstration-saturday-february-20th/

Produce Pointers Class Saturday February 27th

Permanent link to this article: http://washington.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2016/02/12/produce-pointers-class-saturday-february-27th/

Panhandle Turf Fertilization Workshop

 

March 4th Workshop, Gulf Breeze Location, Registration on Eventbrite

March 11th Workshop, Panama City Location, Registration on Eventbrite

 

AGENDA

 

9:00-9:25 Opening Session: Introduction to lawn fertilization, when to fertilize and why proper timing is important, the importance of having a soil …

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Permanent link to this article: http://washington.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2016/02/04/panhandle-turf-fertilization-workshop/

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