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. Core, Private Applicator, Right of Way and Aquatic Pesticide Training and Exam Classes — November 20, 2017
  2. Limited Commercial Landscape Maintenance (LCLM – commercial) Limited Lawn & Ornamental (LLO – government) Training & Exams — November 2, 2017
  3. Growing Winter Strawberries Workshop — October 30, 2017
  4. Controlling Brush & Invasive Species Workshop — October 26, 2017
  5. Northwest Florida Rose Symposium Saturday September 16, 2017 — September 8, 2017

Author's posts listings

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/

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/

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