Agriculture

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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Pond Weed Management Workshop June 8

A pond can be a source of great enjoyment or great frustration for a landowner. Excessive growth of aquatic plants can be one of the surest ways to tip the scales from enjoyment to frustration. Pond weeds can alter the aesthetics of a pond and have a negative impact on recreational activities, like fishing and …

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Permanent link to this article: http://washington.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2017/05/02/pond-weed-management-workshop-june-8/

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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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/

Washington County Cool Season Forage Demonstration – Open 3/24/17

You are invited to come view the 2016-2017 Washington County Cool Season Forage Demonstration. The demo includes 21 forage grass varieties (Oats, Wheat, Rye, Triticale, and Ryegrass). The goal of the demo is to allow producers to observe the differences in the performance of the varieties. All of the varieties were planted side-by-side, on the …

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Permanent link to this article: http://washington.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2017/03/20/washington-county-cool-season-forage-demonstration-open-32417/

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/

Youth Fair March 3 & 4

The annual Washington County Youth Fair is rapidly approaching. Fair exhibits will be open to the public Friday, March 3 and Saturday, March 4. The youth fair takes place at the Washington County Agricultural Center on Hwy 90 in Chipley. Please make plans to come and show your support for all of the fine young …

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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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Northwest Florida Beef Conference 2/8/17

Northwest Florida Beef Conference and Trade Show – February 8th

The 32nd annual Northwest Florida Beef Conference and Trade Show will be held on Wednesday, February 8th in the Agriculture Conference Center, at the Jackson County Extension Office, located at 2741 Penn Avenue, Marianna, Florida. Registration and the Trade Show open at 7:30 AM central …

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Permanent link to this article: http://washington.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2016/12/20/northwest-florida-beef-conference-2817/

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